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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has rejected an appeal by Rwanda against their disqualification from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has rejected an appeal by Rwanda against their disqualification from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Chelsea are set to sign France striker Loic Remy from Queens Park Rangers before Monday’s transfer deadline, according to the Hoops manager Harry Redknapp.

National Sports Commission, NSC, says it wishes to put the record straight on the reason for the arrest of former president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Alhaji Aminu Maigari last Tuesday in Abuja by men of the Directorate of State Security Services, DSS.

The Nigeria Referees Association has said the Nigeria Football Federation has no board on ground to order its members to honour league matches against their wish.

Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Chris Giwa, has said there was no cause for alarm over a letter to the association from world football governing body FIFA on Friday.

World football governing body, FIFA, has told Nigeria in very clear terms to reinstate the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aminu Maigari, or risk suspension.

Super Eagles’ Coach, Stephen Keshi, has agreed to return to his position on a N6 million monthly salary, Sports Minister, Tammy Danagogo.

Everton’s new signing Samuel Eto’o has thanked Jose Mourinho for helping him to be accepted in the Premier League during his spell last season at Chelsea, against whom he now hopes to make his debut on Saturday.

Proprietor of Giwa FC of Jos, Chris Giwa was has been elected as the president of the Nigeria football Federation (NFF) by a faction of the congress  at the Chida International Hotel, Abuja.

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has urged fans to be patient with his side after their humiliating 4-0 defeat at MK Dons in the Capital One Cup second round. After a promising pre-season, the wheels appear to be coming off United's campaign already, having picked up just one point in the Premier League, coupled with this cup capitulation against the League One side. 

Australian tennis battler Marinko Matosevic rued his wretched luck after falling victim to "the greatest player of all time" at the US Open in New York.

Tyrone McCarthy has become Hull Kingston Rovers’ latest new signing for 2015, penning a two-year contract with the club from next season.

Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic has claimed that the support he received from Manuel Pellegrini and his staff is a major factor behind his impressive form in the early stages of the season.

Manchester United sank to new depths on Tuesday when they crashed out of the League Cup in the second round following a 4-0 defeat at third-division Milton Keynes Dons.

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Nigeria’s under-20 women’s football team, the Falconets, for winning the silver medal at the just concluded FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup Tournament in Canada.

Stephen Keshi has appeared to rule himself out of a return as Nigeria coach after losing patience with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

A Cameroonian Striker Albert Ebosse, has died after being hit in the head by an object thrown from the stands after a match, his club JS Kabylie of Algeria have announced.

The Minister of Education Mallam Ibrahim Shukura is to kick off the finals of the  national U20 football competition slated for 20th september 2014 at the Ahmadu ballo stadium kaduna.