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FIFA And CAF Investigating Nigeria-Zambia Match In Uyo

FIFA and Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) have launched an investigation into the behavior of the Copper Bullets fans during Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday evening. FIFA is reacting to photographs showing the Zambia fans displaying a banner,’H.E. E.C. LUNGU GOD BLESS YOU’ in the stands at the …

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Neymar, Ronaldo, Messi On FIFA Best Player Shortlist

Neymar was named alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the three-man shortlist for the Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, which was announced in London on Friday.Brazil superstar Neymar, 25, won the Copa del Rey with Barcelona last season before joining Paris Saint-Germain in a blockbuster 222 million euros ($266 …

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Nigeria Drops to 39th Position on FIFA Ranking

Nigeria dropped a spot to 39th in FIFA’s latest World Ranking released on Thursday. The drop comes on the heels of a 2-0 defeat to South Africa in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. On the continent, however, the Super Eagles remain the sixth best country behind Egypt, Senegal, Congo …

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SPORT! Nigeria Moves Up By 3 Spots, Now 64Th In FIFA Ranking

Nigeria on Thursday moved up by three spots to place 64th in the world in the September ranking by Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), world’s football governing body. In the ranking table on FIFA’s website, the Super Eagles garnered 534 points as against 513 it had in August when …

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