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FIFA Suspends Sierra Leone FA For Government Interference

FIFA Suspends Sierra Leone FA For Government Interference

FIFA has suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) with immediate effect, due to government interference in soccer affairs, the sport’s world governing body said  on Friday. FIFA’s decision came after it wrote to the African country’s sports minister expressing “grave concern” about the removal of SLFA President Isha Johansen and General Secretary Christopher Kamara. FIFA […]

Nevada Woman Sues Soccer Star Ronaldo For Alleged Sexual Assault

  A Nevada woman has sued Cristiano Ronaldo and is participating in a police investigation of the global soccer star, for an alleged rape at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009, according to a complaint filed by her lawyer. Lawyers for Ronaldo, one of the world’s best-known athletes, on Friday threatened to sue a German […]

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Special Report: When Sports Is Not Profitable In Cross River State

  In this report, Odimegwu Onwumere unearths the tall dream for those who had hope in Obudu International Mountain Race once regarded as World-Class Mountain Race   “The 10th edition of the annual Obudu International Mountain Race and the 6th African mountain running championships will hold on Saturday November 8 2014 at the Obudu ranch resort in Obudu,” said […]

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China Firm to Refund $12 million After France World Cup Win

A Chinese kitchen appliance maker is paying out up to 79 million yuan (£8.9 million) in refunds to its customers. The company vowed last month that it would do so if France won the football World Cup competition. Vatti Corp Ltd, based in China’s south-eastern province of Guangdong, said early on Monday on its official […]

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World Cup Winners’ Trophy on Display At Exhibition Sunday in Moscow

The FIFA World Football Museum exhibition will present the 2018 FIFA World Cup winners’ trophy for the entire day of Sunday in Moscow. It will be displayed alongside the replica of the Jules Rimet Cup, the trophy that was first presented to winners in 1930 when the competition started. The exhibition, known as “The History […]

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World Cup: Brazil, Others Jostle For Semi-Final Tickets

As the quarter-final matches of the ongoing World Cup kick off on Friday at the different venues in Russia, concerned football fans and neutrals would be guaranteed nothing, but spectacular football. If the Round of 16 matches were action-packed, the expected brilliance from the upcoming quarter-final pairings would without any iota of a doubt, provide […]

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Chukwu Advises Nigeria’s Super Eagles On Team Spirit In Clash With Argentina

  Former coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Christian Chukwu, has urged the Super Eagles to exhibit team spirit to overcome Argentina on June 26 at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia. Chukwu, who gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday, said that team spirit […]

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Fans Floods Saint Petersburg For Super Eagles, La Albiceleste Match

  The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday said that Saint Petersburg, the town hosting the all-important match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the La Albiceleste of Argentina had been flooded with fans from both countries. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the grudge match between the two football powerhouses will […]

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