LFP suspends goal line technology

League of Professional Football, ( LFP), the body responsible for running France ’s professional football leagues suspended the use of goal line technology for an unspecified period of time after two mid-game errors. In association football, goal-line technology is a method used to determine when the ball has completely crossed the goal line in betweenRead More

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2017: FIFA Adviser scores Nigerian referees high 

Linus Mba, an Adviser to world football body FIFA on Referees, on Thursday in Abuja said Nigerian referees performed above average in all aspects of match officiating in 2017. Mba told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that he has also seen the determination in them to do more in 2018. “There is hope forRead More

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2017: FIFA Adviser scores Nigerian referees high 

Linus Mba, an Adviser to world football body FIFA on Referees, on Thursday in Abuja said Nigerian referees performed above average in all aspects of match officiating in 2017. Mba told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that he has also seen the determination in them to do more in 2018. “There is hope forRead More

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FIFA receives Atletico complaint over Griezmann approach

Griezmann

Football ruling body FIFA has confirmed receiving a complaint from Atletico Madrid who say Spanish league leaders FC Barcelona have illegally contacted their forward Antoine Griezmann. “We have received a complaint from Atletico Madrid about Griezmann’s case,’’ a FIFA spokesman told newsmen on Wednesday, without commenting further on the case. The 26-year-old Frenchman Griezmann renewedRead More

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FIFA receives Atletico complaint over Griezmann approach

Griezmann

Football ruling body FIFA has confirmed receiving a complaint from Atletico Madrid who say Spanish league leaders FC Barcelona have illegally contacted their forward Antoine Griezmann. “We have received a complaint from Atletico Madrid about Griezmann’s case,’’ a FIFA spokesman told newsmen on Wednesday, without commenting further on the case. The 26-year-old Frenchman Griezmann renewedRead More

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Brazilian FA chief Del Nero gets 90-day FIFA ban

  FIFA on Friday announced a 90-day provisional ban from all football activities on Brazilian football confederation (CBF) President Marco Polo Del Nero The 76-year-old, a former member of the FIFA Council, is the latest prominent South American official to be banned by the sport’s governing body as part of its investigation into a vastRead More

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World Cup trophy to arrive Nigeria March 17 

  Nigerian football followers will have a chance to see World Cup trophy live in Nigeria courtesy of Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited. The company’s Nigerian Franchise Public Affairs and Communications Manager, Nwamaka Onyemelukwe broke the news on Monday at a media parley in Lagos. Onyemelukwe said the World Cup tour of Nigeria will hold in AbujaRead More

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