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Ighalo Only Nigerian Left On CAF Best Player List 

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I Can Still Come Back To Eagles – Ighalo

The final 10 man shortlist for the Africa player of the year award is out, and Odion Ighalo is the only Nigerian on it.

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The shortlist was decided by votes from a caf technical and development committee and a panel of media experts

The 10-man list has Senegal’s Sadio Mane, who placed fourth at the Ballon d’Or on Monday, and fifth placed Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah from Egypt.

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Algeria has three players: Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez, AC Milan’s Ismail Bennacer and Ahli Jeddah’s Youcef Belaili.

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NANF Calls On IGP, Police Commissioner To Investigate Killing Of Remo Stars’ Player

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NANF Calls On IGP To Investigate Killing Of Remo Stars' Player

The national association of Nigeria footballers has vowed to bring to justice, killers of Remo Stars player, Tiamiyu Kazeem.

In a statement on Sunday, association president, Harrison Jalla says the special anti-robbery squad, SARS, is notoriously known for wasting innocent lives at will.

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The body has also called on the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and Ogun State commissioner of police to investigate the cause of Kazeem’s death.

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Court Frees Pinnick, Sanusi From Being Joined In Financial Misappropriation Case

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The Federal Capital Territory high court has cleared NFF president Amaju Pinnick and secretary general Mohammed Sanusi of a case of financial misappropriation brought against the pair by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

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Justice Peter O. Affen refused the amendment sought by the EFCC to include Pinnick and Sanusi to a trial of misappropriation of an eight-million-dollar FIFA grant.

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This is the second time the court has thrown out financial allegations against both parties.

Pinnick and Sanusi say the charges were borne out of envy, malice, victimization and vendetta.

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IFAB Rules Out Immediate Change To Offside Law After Wenger Floats VAR Proposal

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IFAB Rules Out Immediate Change To Offside Law After Wenger Floats VAR Proposal

International Football Association Board (IFAB) has ruled out the possibility of Arsene Wenger’s proposed changes to the offside law making it in time for this summer’s European championships.

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The former arsenal manager’s proposals would mean a player would be deemed onside if any part of his body is level or behind the last defender.

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However, IFAB general secretary Lukas Brud told Sky Sports news there will be no law change regarding offside at this month’s annual general meeting.

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