Football in Nigeria

by Samuel Ekpe Akpabot

Publisher: Macmillan in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 104 Downloads: 556
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  • Soccer -- Nigeria -- History.

Edition Notes

StatementSamuel Ekpe Akpabot.
LC ClassificationsGV944.N5
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,104p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14997798M
ISBN 100333379314

Football in Nigeria is ‘dead’, and must be saved by government now. By Segun Odegbami. 05 October | am Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on WhatsApp Share. The book offers the information on the first time the Nigeria national team was involved in a tie-breaker, penalty shootout, and the first Nigerian player to be expelled at an international match. Nigeria is a country located in West Africa. The official name of the country is the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The country has a population of ,, people, making it the 7th most populous country in the world. In terms of area, it is the 32nd largest country at , square miles. 2 days ago  Barcelona's Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala is one of fifty players in the running to be named to the UEFA Team of the Year after the shortlist was revealed by Europe's football governing body UEFA on Tuesday morning. Of the fifty players nominated, five are goalkeepers with fifteen each classed as defend.

The Nigeria Football Federation is the principal sponsor of a landmark book on Nigerian Football titled ‘Super Eagles At Soaring On The Wings’ which was written by foremost football writer. The Nigeria league was founded originally in There were only six teams in the league then. The league got its name changed to Professional League on the 12 th of May, at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos. Purpose of the name change was to get the league modernized and to also ensure self-sufficiency of the constituent leagues. The Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) is the highest level of the Nigerian football league system, for the Nigerian Club-football Nigerian top-division has experienced dwindling fortunes since the late s. It is fed into by the Nigeria National League (NNL). It is organised by the League Management Company (LMC).   Authentic Nigeria Football Supporters club have come out to endorse A Thousand Times On The Same Road a book, by Veteran sports journalist, China Acheru.

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The Nigeria national football team, nicknamed the Super Eagles, is the national team of Nigeria and is controlled by the Nigeria Football Association. According to the Football in Nigeria book World Rankings, Nigeria, at 39th, are currently the 5th best team in the Confederation of African Football.

The Nigeria national football team played their first international match against Sierra Leone in Freetown on 8 Governing body: Nigeria Football Federation. The body was incorporated by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) 6 years ago. NFF and League Management Company (LMC) do their best to develop soccer in Nigeria, sign agreements with Football Federations of foreign countries and search for financial support for improving football opportunities within the country.

After undertaking the difficult task of researching Nigeria’s colonial era, conducting dozens of primary interviews, and collating documented history on the roots of football in the country from local and foreign archives, Dr. Wiebe Boer came up with a fabulous book that is destined to become an essential read for understanding Nigeria’s 4/5(1).

As he shows in his book, though introduced by foreigners, football quickly became indigenised and was an important element for anti-colonial protest, the development of a Nigerian national identity and nation building. –Amaju Melvin Pinnick (president, Nigeria Football Federation).5/5(2).

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Wiebe Boer’s fittingly titled A Story of Heroes and Epics: The History of Football in Nigeria adds to the lean catalogue of books on Nigerian football was born and raised in Nigeria, and his book is an expansion of his PhD dissertation.

In twelve chapters, he details the development of the game frombefore the geographical area became known as Nigeria. The author of a new book on the history of football in Nigeria Wiebe Boer has called for the country to take the game seriously.

Boer said this at the launch of his book titled The History of. This well-researched book is the first to report on the history, records, and statistics of Youth and Women football in Nigeria.

Inspite of Nigeria's long history of great performances in World Youth Football where it has won three World trophies, no book has yet to write on Nigeria Author: Chuka Onwumechili. Nigeria and Nigerians need experts and ex-football professionals to run Nigerian federal and state sports ministries.

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He spent six weeks in Ghana in for the African Cup of Nations. In and he performed research in Ghana and Cameroon for five and four months, respectively. He has worked as an editor for the multimedia project ‘Twenty.

The book touches on the origins of the game in Nigeria, the history of organised football, the institutions that produced the early football stars, the first Nigerian players to play abroad, Nigeria’s first international matches, the earliest rivalries, and narratives on football’s incursion into the southern and northern regions of the.

Ex-international, Sunday Oliseh, wrote in his webpage sometimes ago that, “To some people in Nigeria, football is no longer a sport, but rather it is all about money, nepotism, and politics”. In fact, this is the apt description of what we have just witnessed during the last Super Eagles home and away group “L” [ ].

Aliko Dangote, Forbes richest man in Africa and Nigerian rapper MI Abaga have endorsed a book that traced the history of Nigerian football to Calabar in Cross River State.

The book, ‘A study of heroes and epics: the history of football in Nigeria ()’, released in June, was written by Wiebe Boer.

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By Oyediji Oluwasen Babatunde – Nigeria. Reigning African champions Algeria have replaced Cote d’Ivoire as the opponents for Nigeria’s Super Eagles in the first of two international friendly matches arranged by the Nigerian Football Federation to be played in Austria next month.

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