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Siasia sues FIFA over ban, demands refund of $54k fine

    Siasia sues FIFA over ban, demands refund of $54k fine

Samson Siasia, former Super Eagles player and coach, has sued FIFA over the federation’s earlier decision to hand him a life ban from all football-related activities. In 2019, FIFA had found Siasia “guilty of

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CAS reduces Siasia FIFA life ban to five years

    CAS reduces Siasia FIFA life ban to five years

Samson Siasia, former Super Eagles player and coach, who was handed a life ban from football activities by FIFA, has had his sanction reduced to five years by the Court

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‘Breakaway clubs must live with consequences’ — Infantino talks tough on Super League

    ‘Breakaway clubs must live with consequences’ — Infantino talks tough on Super League

Gianni Infantino, FIFA president, has warned the 12 clubs involved in European Super League (ESL) breakaway plans to expect “consequences” for their actions. On Sunday, UEFA had threatened sanctions after 12

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More trouble for Blatter as FIFA issues fresh 6-year ban

    More trouble for Blatter as FIFA issues fresh 6-year ban

Sepp Blatter, former FIFA president, has been handed a fresh six years and eight months ban from all football activities. The football world governing body broke the news in a

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Buhari hails Pinnick on new FIFA role, asks him to honour Nigeria

  Buhari hails Pinnick on new FIFA role, asks him to honour Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Amaju Pinnick to enhance Nigeria’s reputation and identity as a football-loving country to the world.

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Motsepe to become CAF president as Ahmad loses appeal

  Motsepe to become CAF president as Ahmad loses appeal

Patrice Motsepe, South Africa’s billionaire, is set to become the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after Ahmad

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Motsepe favoured for CAF presidency as main opponent steps down

  Motsepe favoured for CAF presidency as main opponent steps down

Patrice Motsepe, Mamelodi Sundowns owner, is a frontrunner to take over as Confederation of African Football (CAF) president as one

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ICYMI: FIFA cancels next year’s U-20, U-17 World Cups

  ICYMI: FIFA cancels next year’s U-20, U-17 World Cups

The Federation of International Federation of Association (FIFA) has cancelled the men’s U-20 and U-17 World Cup tournaments in 2021

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FIFA approves maternity leave for women players

  FIFA approves maternity leave for women players

FIFA, the world football governing body, has approved 14 weeks maternity leave for women players. The new development, which was

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THE INSIDER: How failure to extend Fatma Samoura’s tenure triggered CAF president’s ban

  THE INSIDER: How failure to extend Fatma Samoura’s tenure triggered CAF president’s ban

Ahmad Ahmad, former president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), was banned by FIFA because he failed to extend

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