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Rohr Saga: FIFA Orders NFF To Pay Ex-Eagle Coach $378,000 As Compensation Fee

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has directed the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) to pay former Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr a compensation fee of $378,000. Rohr was sacked by the NFF last December, a few weeks before the start of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations hosted by Cameroon.

Liverpool have won the 2022 FA Community Shield after defeating arch-rivals, Manchester City 3-1 at the King Power Stadium in Leicester City yesterday. For the first time in 10 years, the match which is the 100th FA Community Shield took place away from the usual Wembley Stadium due to the hosting of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 Final.

Transfer: Ronaldo Back To UK To Negotiate With Old Trafford Officials

Cristiano Ronaldo is on his way back to the United Kingdom today to continue talking with Manchester united since he left According to The Athletic, the 37years striker is returning for the first time into the country after he informed the Man-U of his decision to leave the club this summer. The Portuguese international is expected to meet with the Manchester United officials to discuss the way forward over his faith in the sports industry.

Salah, Mane, Oshoala Tops CAF Player Of The Year List

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the final shortlist for various awards ahead of tomorrow's ceremony in Morroco as it is making its return for the first time since January 2020 with Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Asisat Oshoala making the final cut in respective categories. 

2025 AFCON: Nigeria May Host Tournament – Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF president, Amaju Pinnick has hinted that the country may play a host in the 2025 All African Cup of Nations, AFCON. Pinnick made the disclosure today while addressing newsmen in Lagos that Nigeria is in a better position to host the tournament if the country plays its card well, come 2025. He revealed that there is an indication CAF is not comfortable and may likely reject Guinea Republic from hosting the AFCON tournament in 2025.

Fifth CAF Award: Oshoala Dedicates Medal To Super Falcon Teammates

Asisat Oshoala has dedicated the medal of the fifth CAF Women award to her super falcon teammates. Asisat has set a record as the only woman to grab the award for the fifth time back to back after winning at the award ceremony organized by the officials at Rabat, Morocco, last night. The Barcelona queen made a caricature of a Cameroonian Ajara Nchout and Grace Ghanda of Zambia by emerging the winner.

WAFCON: Nine-Woman Falcons Lose On Penalties To Morocco

Nine (9) time Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria have been knocked out of the tournament after suffering a 5-4 penalty shoot-out loss to Morocco in the semifinals. The Falcons were reduced to nine (9) women after being brandished two (2) red cards in normal proceedings.

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