Out–going President of Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Aminu Maigari will next week attend a meeting of the Organising Committee for the Africa Cup of Nations during a week of meetings of CAF sub–committees in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Aminu Maigari on Tuesday returned to the Football Glasshouse as Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation. Maigari’s return to office…
The Secretary-General of the Nigeria Football Federation, Musa Amadu, has written the world football governing body, FIFA, intimating it of the latest development in the country’s football house.
Amadu pointed this out while corroborating the assertion of the NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, that fire outbreak will not in any way affect the programmes of the Federation
Mandela, who died on the eve of the Final Draw of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Salvador, Brazil last week, has been remembered by world leaders from far and near and has been variously described as one of the world’s truly adorable figures
Elegbeleye said: “We at the National Sports Commission are confident that the Super Eagles team is a team with quality players and Coach Stephen Keshi has really transformed the team to a formidable side so I believe we can get results in the two legs that will be enough for us to get the qualification ticket for next year’s World Cup in Brazil
“There are no longer small teams in international football and I believe you will approach the match with your usual seriousness and total dedication, which saw to the fall of the Harambee Stars
The NFF’s advance party on Monday believed that the 680 Hotel reserved for the Super Eagles is right in the centre of town with so much noise around it
It would be recalled that in February, the Super Eagles lifted the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa, for the first time in 19 years and for only the third time that Nigeria would emerge victorious in the competition’s 56-year history
The Super Eagles were successful in the qualifying race for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations and eventually travelled to South Africa to
triumph at the finals
Meanwhile, Denmark-based winger, Edafe Egbedi, will face a late fitness test ahead of Friday’s AYC third-place match against Mali in Oran
This was finally manifested when the votes for West Africa Zone B were counted and the Nigerian candidate, Aminu Maigari, who is the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, polled 17 votes, Moucharaf Anjorin scored 27 votes and the third candidate, Hima Souley from Niger, nine