SEE SIASIA’S REACTION TO FIFA BAN

Samson Siasia has reacted to the ban imposed on him by football’s governing body, FIFA. In a conversation with respected football journalist Colin Udoh, Siasia stated that he was unaware of FIFA’s investigation and that he was not invited to defend himself. He also vowed that he will fight to clear his name. https://mobile.twitter.com/ColinUdoh/status/1162394115679674368

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FIFA BANS SIASIA FOR LIFE OVER BRIBERY AND MANIPULATION OF MATCHES

Samson Siasia has been banned for life by FIFA after being found guilty over bribery and manipulation of matches. The former Super Eagles of Nigeria coach has been banned from all football-related activities over attempts to rig matches at international level. The world football’s governing body said it opened disciplinary proceedings after a vast investigation into various international matches that Singaporean Wilson Raj Perumal, a convicted match-fixer, had attempted to manipulate for betting purposes. “The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Mr. Samson Siasia, a former official…

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FIFA YET TO ACCEPT KADUNA AS HOST FOR WOMEN WORLD CUP 2020

The chances of having Kaduna as a possible host city for the 10th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup next year is under threat as the football governing body, FIFA, has expressed reservation at that choice. PREMIUM TIMES learnt that the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation is keen to have a northern state, preferably Kaduna, as one of the host cities for the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, expected to be hosted by Nigeria, but FIFA has rejected such suggestion at the moment for security reasons. Officials involved in the…

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FIFA WANTS NIGERIA TO HOST 2020 UNDER 20 WOMEN WORLD CUP

Ten years after Nigeria last hosted a FIFA World Cup event, the country is set for another chance as the world football governing body seems ready to award the country the hosting right of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup for 2020. The breakthrough came following months of pressure on FIFA by the Nigerian Football Federation whose president is said to be working hard to bring as many FIFA and CAF competitions to the country. Sources close to FIFA has revealed to PREMIUM TIMES that officials from the world body…

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