FIFA’s deadline to Nigeria over NFF board expires today

Written by on August 20, 2018

Monday 20th, August 2018 is the deadline day the world football body, FIFA has given Nigeria to allow the Amaju Pinnick led board of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, run or be banned.

FIFA in a statement last had accused the Nigerian government of interfering with the operation of the NFF.

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This follows attempts to enforce a Supreme Court ruling which nullifies the election of Pinnick as President of the Football Federation.

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Proprietor of Giwa FC of Jos, Chris Giwa, has been locked in a battle with Pinnick over the leadership of Nigerian football since 2014.

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Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, had set up a Committee of former NFF President to settle the dispute.

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