Browsing: Aminu Maigari

This position is coming as the world’s football governing body, FIFA, insisted on Sunday that it would go ahead with its threat to sanction Nigeria if Maigari was not restored to his position latest by Tuesday

In the letter dated July 4, 2014 and obtained by The Eagle Online on Friday, the world’s football governing body said it was aware that court processes had been served on Maigari and the members of the Executive Board of the NFF sequel to the case filed by the Proprietor of Nembe FC, Ebiakpo Rumson Baribote, and that an injunction had been granted

Efforts by The Eagle Online to reach the embattled football administrator were futile as his mobile phones were switched off as at press time

Maigari, who led the depleted Super Eagles team back home from the World Cup in Brazil, was whisked away by the security men that were waiting for his arrival at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja

“We are not done yet. I can tell you that the Super Eagles will overcome France on Monday and that will be another glorious record,” Maigari said as he flew out of Sao Paulo to Brasilia on Sunday morning

Maigari who made a morale boosting visit to the Super Eagles Campinas camp on Wednesday afternoon to assure the team that the federation is solidly behind them and that he was sure that the team will make it to the next round of the championship

The Nigerian boys defeated hosts Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania and Swaziland, while drawing with Mali in-between to emerge the best at the continental games

The straight-talking Fresh said the NFF has enjoined excellent relationship with the country’s number one football aficionado even as he thanked Ambassador Mathew Sunday Adoli for hosting the team barely 24 hours after they arrived Lome for the WAFU B U-17 Tournament

Okpala at the weekend issued a statement claiming that the NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, had boasted that not even Jonathan can compel him (Maigari) to return him (Okpala) to the Super Eagles

Alhaji Aminu Maigari, Barrister Musa Amadu and Dr. Emmanuel Ikpeme will join delegates from 27 other African countries for the event at the Sandton Sun Hotel in South Africa’s commercial and economic capital

Speaking to newsmen at the Glasshouse in Abuja on Monday, the President of the NFF, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, said: “We are all aware of the sentiment of the CAF President, Issa Hayatou, for African teams going to the World Cup to go beyond the quarter-final

The CAF president has invited Maigari and presidents of four other federations, whose teams would be representing Africa at this summer’s World Cup finals, to a special meeting in the Egyptian capital