Former Chelsea football player, Didier Drogba has been inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame. Drogba was inducted on Thursday alongside Paul Scholes, Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany, Peter Schmeichel, and Ian Wright increasing the number of inductees to sixteen.
FIFA has announced the launch of FIFA+, a digital platform designed to connect fans all over the world with the lifestreaming of their choicest game. FIFA+ will grant access to live football matches over the globe, interactive games, news, tournament information, ground-breaking, unrivaled video content delivering truly global storytelling about the men's and women's games, and many more.
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has slammed the rumor-making round that the international regulating body of football FIFA has banned the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja from hosting any match. Following the skirmishes that broke out during the qualifier match played by the Nigerian Super Eagle and the Black Stars of Ghana that lead to a near stampede at the end of the game, some mischief makers went ahead to spread the rumor that the World regulating body of football, FIFA has banned all fixtures at the MKO stadium. The rumor also claimed that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) machine was also stolen by the hoodlums that went on a rampage.
Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo withdrew from the Manchester United matchday squad to face Liverpool after he and his partner, Georgina Rodriguez lost their baby boy. The Portuguese announced on Monday across his social media handles that one of his twin babies (Boy) has passed away after his partner Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to a twin girl, calling it the “greatest pain that any parents can feel”.
The President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick is facing severe pressure to resign from his esteemed office following the failure of the super eagles not being able to qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Pinnick who has been in charge of the NFF since 2014 revealed his time in the Glass House has taken a toll on his relationship with his family, on that ground ruling out his ambition to contest for a third term when his current tenure expires.
Augustine Eguavoen has resigned from his position as Nigeria national team coach with immediate effect, just three months after he took over from Gernot Rohr. Eguavoen has sent an official resignation letter to the NFF, according to a report by Brilla FM, Eguavoen will now return to his role as Technical Director of all national teams. This is coming barely 48 hours after the Super Eagles of Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.