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FIFA Unveils 2016 Ballon D’or Nominees

FiFA has released the list of 20016 Ballon D’or nominees. This year’s Ballon d’Or is judged solely by a panel of journalists after FIFA and France Football decided to part ways. They had originally...

(FILES) This file photo taken on February 10, 2015 shows Ivory Coast's midfielder Yaya Toure (C) raising the trophy at the end of the 2015 African Cup of Nations final football match between Ivory Coast and Ghana in Bata on February 8, 2015. 
Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football on September 20, 2016.  / AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI

Yaya Toure Retires From International Football

Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder — capped 113 times — said it had been...

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Forget Price Tag, Mourinho Tells Pogba

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has urged midfielder Paul Pogba to forget his world-record price tag and concentrate on producing the goods for the team. United broke the world transfer record to bring Pogba,...

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Super Eagles Improve In Latest FIFA Rankings

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have improved in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday, September 15, 2016. The Gernot Rohr-tutored side are now the 64th best team in the world having occupied the...

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Pele To Visit Nigeria In September

After the initial plan to bring him to Nigeria in August was shelved due to ill-health Brazilian football legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pelé, is set to visit the country on...

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Dalung Directs NFF To Pay Siasia

Youth and Sports Minister Barrister Solomon Dalung has directed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to pay former U-23 National team’s Coach Samson Siasia his outstanding salary. The Minister gave the directive yesterday when the...