• Why I almost fired Emmanuel Amuneke – Pinnick, NFF reveals

    Why I almost fired Emmanuel Amuneke – Pinnick, NFF reveals

    Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has revealed that the Golden Eaglets’ handler, Emmanuel Amuneke, was almost fired after a dismal outing at the African Cadets Championship in Niger.

    Pinnick stated this in the Golden Eaglets’ locker room soon after they beat Mexico 4-2 on Thursday at the Estadio Municipal Ester Roa.

    The NFF boss, who sang and danced, but was quick to refocus the history-chasing Coach Emmanuel Amuneke-led side.

    “Today, you convinced Nigerians you are the best and I want […]

  • Enyeama will return to Super Eagles – NFF shares reasons

    Enyeama will return to Super Eagles – NFF shares reasons

    President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has insisted that he is 100% certain Vincent Enyeama will return to the national team.

    The Lille goalkeeper quit the Super Eagles, after a bust-up with coach Sunday Oliseh, which also saw him being stripped of the captain’s arm band.

    “I had a good conversation with him yesterday and I am 100% convinced he will come back to the Super Eagles,” Pinnick said.

    He spoke to Oliseh on the phone for over 20 minutes […]

  • Keshi’s contract renewed, he resumes work as Eagles Coach – Pinnick

    Keshi’s contract renewed, he resumes work as Eagles Coach – Pinnick

     

    Mr. Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has disclosed that Stephen Keshi could resume work as Eagles coach on Wednesday if he agrees on a new contract.

    Keshi’s initial three-year deal ended after he led Nigeria to the Round of 16 at last year’s World Cup in Brazil and he has since been working without a contract.

    See Excerpts:

    “We have concluded on the contract of Keshi. It should get to him by Tuesday (today) and if he is fine […]

  • Pinnick orders Eduok out of camp

    Pinnick orders Eduok out of camp

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    President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has ordered Dolphins FC of Port Harcourt star Emem Eduok out of the camp of Super Eagles’ B, preparing for two international friendly matches in the United Arab Emirates.

    “We are not happy with the cloud of controversy over his transfer issue and it is a terrible distraction to the team and Nigeria football generally.

    “Telling him to leave the camp does not mean […]

  • NFF, Pinnick enlists their achievements for year 2014

    NFF, Pinnick enlists their achievements for year 2014

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    Amaju Pinnick, NFF enlists the achievements Nigerian football family recorded in the year 2014 thus far.

    Here’s what NFF had to share regarding their achievements for 2014:

    “On behalf of the members of Executive Committee, management and staff of the NFF, and the entire Nigeria football family, the President, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick wishes you all a very Merry Christmas and a very prosperous Year 2015.

    “Year 2014 was loaded with a number of […]

  • NFF explains why Keshi’s contract is still pending

    NFF explains why Keshi’s contract is still pending

     

    Amanju Pinnick, Nigerian Football Federation President reasons behind the delay to extend Super Eagles coach, Keshi. See excerpts below:

    “Contracts are not signed overnight and there are factors to be sorted out before we sign. We are talking with Keshi but I am not under pressure to employ Keshi, we just want to do the right things to work in