1. Define football
  2. Mention the players for football.
  1. Mention the facilities and equipment for football.


History of football in Nigeria

Football is one of the oldest sports. Its origin is not very clear. Countries, such as England, Ireland and Italy have claimed the origin. In 1904, the Fèdèration Internationale de Football Association or International Football Association (FIFA) was formed. Football must have been introduced to Nigeria through our early contacts with British missionaries and colonial adventurers in the early twentieth century. In 1945, the Nigerian Football Association (NFA) was established and in 1959, the NFA was affiliated to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the FIFA., the body in charge of the game globally. Football is the most popular game in Nigeria today.

Various schools and colleges as well as football clubs all over Nigeria play the game. The Nigerian national team (the Super Eagles) got.... View More

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