Category: Sports

Mysterious Fire Engulfs NFF Glass House

An early morning fire gutted the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, in Abuja on Wednesday. The inferno reportedly started some minutes past 9am. The fire started at the Chief Accountant office, Aproko247 learnt. Some properties were destroyed in the incident, though men of the fire services have put off the inferno as at…

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has cleared the air on a letter received on Thursday, which a section of the media claimed asked the Federation to restore its former president, Aminu Maigari, to his position. In a swift reaction, NFF acting president, Mike Umeh, in a statement, explained that there was no where FIFA told…

Iconic Ivorian footballer, Didier Drogba, has rejoined his former boss and club, Jose Mourinho and Chelsea respectively. The club announced the signing of its former striker, who left the club about one and half years ago to ply his trade in Turkey with Galatasaray. Drogba, a former African footballer of the year, returns to Stamford…

A former Arsenal player, Freddie Ljungberg, has tied the knot with his lover, Natalie Foster. Their union was legalised in June 2014 at the Natural History Museum in London, England. Ljungberg’s wife is fan of Arsenal’s city arch-rival, Tottenham in the Barclay Premier League. The two lovebirds met about seven years ago while the Swedish…

Former captain of the Brazilian football team, Dunga, has been announced as the new coach of the soccer nation. The 1994 FIFA World Cup winner replaces Filipe Scolari, whose contract was not renewed after Brazil’s abysmal outing at the just concluded World Cup on home soil. Dunga was named on Tuesday by Brazil’s football federation…