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NSC Approves Code of Conduct for National Teams.

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The National Sports Commission (NSC) has reportedly approved the Code of Conduct drawn by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the national teams.

The issue of players’ discipline has always been a problem in African football and, just recently almost halted Nigeria’s participation at the FIFA Confederation Cup after the Super Eagles chose to abort a scheduled flight to Brazil because of bonus row between them and the football federation.

According to Thisday, such will not repeat itself at the 2014 FIFA World Cup as a draft of the document which applies to all the national teams sent to the commission by the NFF was approved ahead of Friday’s draw in Salvador- where the Super Eagles have been pitted against the wit of Argentina, Iran and Bosnia-Herzegovina football teams.

It was also confirmed that a copy of the document has been sent to the Presidency to prevent any misrepresentation in the future.

The Super Eagles has now lost the right to negotiate increase in match bonuses/allowances different from the agreed price a the start of the year.

“Players should not discuss or attempt to negotiate matters of allowances and bonuses while in camp.

Super Eagles Has Lost the Right to Appeal for Wage Increases in Camp.

Super Eagles Has Lost the Right to Appeal for Wage Increases in Camp.

“Payment structure for allowances and bonuses as well as flights and accommodation entitlement shall be determine by the NFF at the beginning of every year of engagement in consideration of the competitions/tournaments at hand and the financial standing of the Federation.

“All prospective players in the national teams shall be informed of this payment structure and entitlements accordingly. It must be noted that once these are agreed at the beginning of the year, they should not be subject subjected to negotiation or review until the beginning of another year,” the approved code of conduct obtained by Thisday stipulated.

Also, unlike in the past when players agitate for their share of participation fees paid the NFF by FIFA at the end of each World Cup, the new code of conduct stipulates that they are not entitled to any percentage of such money accruing to the federation.

“Players are not entitled to any share of participation fees from governing bodies of football paid to national associations,”

It said that all grievances by players, including allowances and bonus-related grievances by players are to be channeled through the team captain to the Team Secretary who will then write to the office of the General Secretary of the NFF accordingly.

It also abolished former practice of physically paying players and technical crew match allowances. “Players are to provide bank account number and details for payment of allowances and bonuses or any other such entitlements. With the exception of daily camp allowances, under no circumstances will cash payments be made.

“All payments due to the players shall be paid to their respective accounts within seven days of becoming due,” emphasised the document.

The objectives of this code of conduct, according to the NFF, “is to promote harmonious and professional relationship among all actors in the national team taking overall cognizance of FIFA code of ethics and all such other codes aimed at protecting the integrity of the game of football. This code seeks to provide the tools to manage and promote responsible citizenship and enhance the positive image of the Nigeria through sports.”

It admitted that while nothing in the code of conduct abridges or tampers with the rights of players as guaranteed by the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, “it is recognized however, that as members of the national team, players are ambassadors of the country and role models to younger citizens. This imposes additional responsibility that demands the highest level of good behaviour and conduct from players at all times, but especially when on national assignments.”

It warned that once a player accepts an invitation to the national team, “Such a player shall be deemed to have accepted and agreed to abide by and adhered to the provisions and principles of the code of conduct in its entirely and the provisions of Section 24 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”

(Culled from Thisday Sports)

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Win 1,000,000 USD – Play Lotto Nigeria Online!

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Finally, the long wait for an online Nigeria lotto is over! You can now play the lottery in Nigeria and stand a chance to win millions easily. One of the reasons why you may have avoided participating in the lottery is that it is hard to get the tickets. Well, that is now sorted with the newest Nigeria lotto that can be played online. If you want to stand
a chance of winning millions in the new lotto game, read through here and understand everything that you need to know about a new national lottery of our country. If you will be lucky – you can win 1,000,000 USD!

What do you need to know about Lotto Nigeria?

Lottery in Nigeria is a big thing as it has been a means through which many people’s lives have been changed. In a bid to help you understand Lotto Nigeria, some of the pertinent questions will be answered.

What is Lotto Nigeria?

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In Nigeria, the government endorses lottery and all participating companies must be registered by the government. The National Lottery Regulatory Commission is in charge of issuing the licenses and overseeing Nigeria lotto. Any organization registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission and has the minimum capital base is free to start a lotto company in Nigeria.

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How to the play the newest Nigerian Lotto?

You are probably excited about the new online lotto in Nigeria but worried that the rules might be too complex for you to play. Well, you don’t need to worry about that because the rules are so simple. But still, we will take you through the process of play and how much you can win.
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In this lottery, you can choose 1 – 10 numbers from 70 numbers. It’s up to you how many numbers will you select. You have also to decide about the stake (1 to 10) – the higher the stake – the bigger the win.

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How to check the latest Nigerian Lotto results?

Once you have placed your online ticket, you might be anxious to know how you will know the results for you Nigeria Lotto.

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Secondly, you should check the date that the draw will be done. However, when playing online, you can be reminded through email or by the official mobile app of Lotto Nigeria of an impending draw.

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Once the draw is done, the results are published on the Nigeria lotto website. Visit this website if you want to check the latest Nigeria lotto results and winning numbers .
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Do you want to try your luck and play the newest national Nigerian lottery? Don’t hesitate and check Lotto Nigeria today.

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Hakim Ziyech Reveals He Is Comfortable At Chelsea

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Hakim Ziyech Reveals He Is Comfortable At Chelsea

Chelsea’s new star Hakim Ziyech has revealed that he is comfortable with the Blues after shining in a 4-1 win against Sheffield United on Saturday.

Ziyech completed a €40 million (£36m/$47m) move from Ajax Amsterdam over the summer, and after having been delayed at Stamford Bridge due to injury, the Moroccan forward made his full debut for the club in the UEFA Champions League clash against Krasnodar in October.

And after just four starts for the club, Ziyech now has two goals and three assists.

Frank Lampard’s men have in turn won all four games in which Ziyech has started and the atmosphere is quite conducive for the 27-year-old.

“I feel comfortable here in the team and with the squad and all my team-mates so I think that’s why I feel comfortable here,” he told Sky Sports when asked about adapting to life at Chelsea.

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“I think we played a good game, the first 10 minutes was difficult – we started a bit sloppy but after 1-0 we could control the game and couldn’t score more goals at that point but we played a good game.”

“They come in with power on corners – you think they’ll put it in the box but they took it short and scored for 1-0 but after that we did well and created a lot of chances and scored a lot of goals.

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“They like it when you play the ball to your feet and I saw Mateo Kovacic running into space – sometimes you have to get those balls then they don’t know what to do and then the first time we did that I scored.

“I always look at my team-mate before I take the ball, we understand, only eye contact is enough for us.”

Ziyech will now turn his attention to the national team, as Morocco prepare for the African Cup of Nations qualifier clash against the Central African Republic. The Atlas Lions currently lead their group with four points from two games.

Source: Sky Sports

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Ahmed Musa Bids Farewell To Al Nassr Teammates, Fans

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Ahmed Musa Bids Farewell To Al Nassr Teammates, Fans

Nigerian international, Ahmed Musa took to his Twitter handle on Sunday to write a farewell message to his teammates, management and fans of Al Nassr.

Recall that last month the Saudi Arabian club in an official statement via it social media page announced that Musa will be departing the club after two years.

“Thank you Nigerian falcon, wishing you all the best in the future! @Ahmedmusa718,” the club said on their Twitter page.

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Musa joined Al Nassr from EPL side Leicester City. During his stay, he made 50 appearances with nine goals to his name.

Musa in his tweet hailed everyone at the club for their love and support.

He wrote, “I want to say a very big thank you to my teammates, management & the entire Fans of @AlNassrFC Club for the great experience & unwavering support, love & care. It’s been a pleasure & I am extremely grateful. Best of luck @AlNassrFC.”

https://twitter.com/Ahmedmusa718/status/1325391081517830150?s=20

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