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Jose Pekerman steps down as Colombia coach

Jose Pekerman has quit as Colombia manager two months after leading them to the last 16 of the World Cup in Russia, the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) said on Tuesday. “After a meeting with Jose Nestor Pekerman, the coach has expressed his desire not to continue as the head of the national side,” the FCF […]

Ronaldo, Salah, Modric get FIFA best nominations

Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric have been shortlisted for the 2018 Best FIFA Men’s Player award. Two Premier League players are nominated for the Best FIFA Goalkeeper award including Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris and Leicester’s Kasper Schmeichel. Former Chelsea ‘keeper Thibaut Courtois, who signed for Real Madrid in the summer, is also nominated. Didier […]

Nigeria escape FIFA ban after full compliance

FIFA has lifted a threat to suspend Nigeria from international soccer, clearing the team to resume its Africa Cup of Nations qualifying program. World football’s governing body says it has received assurances that “legitimate leadership” of Nigeria’s soccer federation is restored to power and has control of its offices. A rival group occupied the offices […]

Nigeria, Ghana get FIFA deadline, a ban is imminent.

Nigeria and Ghana are both on the verge of landing international suspensions from FIFA after a final warning was issued to the African nations over external interference in their football associations against FIFA statute.  FIFA announced on Tuesday that the Nigerian football federation headquarters must return to its elected leadership by Monday or the country […]