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Brazil announces equal pay for men’s and women’s national football teams

Brazil’s football association (CBF) has announced that women will be paid the same amount as men for representing the national side. Australia, Norway and New Zealand are among the nations who have already enforced equal pay for male and female footballers who play for the national team.  And now Brazil’s female stars such as Marta, […]

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16 Teams To Battle For 5Star Football Premier League Title

Towards developing grassroots football in the country, no  fewer than 16 teams are set to battle for the 2020 5Star Football Premier League. The tournament is expected to kickoff from September 12 to  October 24, 2020 in Abuja as the winners are expected to pocket N800, 000. According to the Chief Executive Officer 5Stars Football and Consultancy Ltd, Olumide […]

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10 children playing football killed by lightning in Uganda

<p class="">Ten children have been killed in a lightning strike while sheltering from a storm during a football game in northern Uganda, police said on Friday.</p> <h1>The boys, aged 11 to 16, had been sheltering from a storm in a makeshift structure in Arua city, northwest of the capital Kampala on Thursday, police spokeswoman Josephine […]

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Lightning kills children playing football in Uganda

The children were sheltering from the rain in a grass-thatched house when the lightning struck Thursday evening. The post Lightning kills children playing football in Uganda appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Goal Africa Debuts Football Reality Show

Towards empowering football fans across the world beyond only participation, The Goal Africa Football Reality Show has been launched to engage soccer lovers for a period of 30 days. The show which promises to be fun, sporty and engaging will house contestants cuttings across all African countries beginning from 23rd November to 23rd December. According […]

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Irish Football Club Announces Player’s Death While He’s Still Alive & Well

Leinster Senior League outfit Ballybrack FC informed league bosses that Spanish player Fernando Nuno La-Fuente had been killed in a traffic accident. The league communicated the player’s alleged passing to the media and an obituary appeared in a newspaper. Ballybrack were due to play on Saturday but the game was called off as a mark […]

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Tonto Dikeh’s Ex-Husband, Olakunle Churchill Recounts How Ghastly Accident Affected His Football Career

Nigerian Entrepreneur Olakunle Churchill Olakunle Churchill, estranged husband of actress Tonto Dikeh, took to his Instagram page on Saturday to motivate his fans and supporters. Churchill advised his fans and followers not to let their nightmares prevent them from achieving their goals. Sharing a throwback photo, the entrepreneur recounted how he suffered a ghastly power-bike […]

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Football world celebrates Okocha at 47

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Confederation of African Football (Caf), Fifa, Bolton Wanders and Eintracht Frankfurt have celebrated with Jay-Jay Okocha on his 47th birthday. The midfielder is regarded as one of the greatest players from Africa, winning the Nigeria Player of the Year award seven times and twice scooped the BBC Africa best player […]

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Why football must move from passion to business in Nigeria – Coach Adebayo

“Passion alone will not sustain or develop football in Nigeria – we must move the game forward by thinking like business people…” The post Why football must move from passion to business in Nigeria – Coach Adebayo appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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UEFA Ban: Manchester City Appeal Victory Not Good For Football – Klopp

Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp described as “not a good day for football” Manchester City’s successful appeal against a two-year UEFA ban for allegedly breaking Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules. “I don’t think it was a good day for football yesterday, to be honest. “FFP is a good idea. It is there for protecting teams and […]

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Mama Arsenal Awarded N250,000 And A Trip To Emirates For Her Passion For Football (Photos)

Hassan Nasimot Amoke, a 77-year-old grandmother popular known as Mama Arsenal, who trended a few days ago for showing her support and passion for Arsenal Football club has been recognized for her passion. She will travel to the United Kingdom soon, for a tour of the Emirates Stadium. She is now officially Authentic Nigerian Football […]

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