The Nigeria Football Federation announced the appointment of Amina Daura as the country’s new Head of Women’s Football. This was disclosed in a statement signed by Ademola Olajire, head of NFF’s Communications Department. The statement read in part: “Daura demonstrated a strong passion for the development of women’s football from grassroots to elite level. She was able to prove to the panel her capacity for stakeholder management and funding.
Liver pool Manager, Jurgen Klopp and his Manchester City counterpart, Pep Guardiola, have kicked against the Premiere League new rule to revert substitute from five to three. Accordingly, five substitutes were the rule initially when matches resumed after the coronavirus pandemic to deal with the frantic schedules. Although other leagues have continued on that lane, but the English football Association decides to revert back to three against FIFA’s approval for the five until August 2021. The Premiere League throws its weight behind the fact that clubs with larger squad will be favoured as against otherwise.
Barcelona F.C president Josep Maria Bartomeu and his entire board of directors has resigned after a torrid six (6) year under increasing pressure and picking up dustup out with Lionel Messi. The erstwhile was due to step down in March, having served the maximum two terms as president, but was facing a vote of no confidence. More than 20,000 club members signed a motion to remove him.