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2018 FIFA World Cup: 1.3m tickets allocated, sales restart on Tuesday

World Cup Jamboree

When the former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association, Mr Anthony Kojo Williams said in the heat of his turbulent short reign at the Football House that football is a conduit pipe to siphon government money by both football and government officials, the greatest culprits of the scam never spared him.

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Letter to Gernot Rohr

Dear Mr Rohr, It is four days to the kick-off of the greatest football festival in the World and six days to the opening match between your team and our team, the Super Eagles and I just have to write you on what I feel about you and the team. I must confess I was not particularly excited when you were hired to manage the Super Eagles.

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Football agents re-echoed

IT is another World Cup year and the horse trading has started among players, coaches, administrators, their friends and most importantly, their agents. Agents are legitimate stakeholders in football, recognised by football authorities whether at national, continental or world levels through Football Associations, the Confederations or FIFA.

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Sports federations' presidents return to classroom

SWAN’s verdict on Dalung

THE  XXI Commonwealth Games ended  in Gold Coast, Australia exactly three weeks ago and Team Nigeria finished in 9th position with 9 gold, 9 silver and 6 bronze, a total of 24 medals. Compared with their outing four years ago in Glasgow, Scotland, it was a drop by one step from 8th to 9th.

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The Ogbemudia I knew

It is with heavy heart that I summed up courage to put this down. I didn’t know how to start writing about a man, Dr. Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia, who did so much for Midwest region, which later became a state, as a military governor and then Bendel state, before it was split into Edo and Delta, as civilian governor, in past tense.

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