October 19, 2018

Latest Updates

Nigeria risk wrath of FIFA over leadership row (Punch)

Nigeria risk wrath of FIFA over leadership row (Punch)

Nigeria’s government on Monday ordered the country’s football association to comply with a court ruling about its leadership, a move that may open up a new confrontation with FIFA.

The sports ministry directed the Nigeria Football Federation to comply with a Supreme Court judgment that overturned the election of NFF president Amaju Pinnick. The court also recognised Chris Giwa as head of the NFF.

“This is a court order,” Sports Minister Solomon Dalung’s spokesman Nneka Anibeze said in a statement. Read more

We think you'd love these too...

Related posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *