Osun suitable for sports development, says NFF President, Amaju Pinnick …   as Oyetola discloses govt readiness to begin Governor’s and Principal’s Cup competitions

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has applauded the administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola for providing an enabling environment for sports and sporting activities to thrive in the State. He said the State was suitable for sports development in view of the peaceful atmosphere reigning in the State as well as the government’s youth-friendly and sports development policies. Pinnick, who was accompanied by Football Legend, Mutiu Adepoju, stated these during his courtesy visit to the Governor, Thursday night. The NFF President who attributed the prompt involvement and intervention…

AFCON QUALIFICATIONS : Gov Bello congratulates Super Eagles  …tip team for glory

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has extended his congratulations to the Super Eagles of Nigeria after they qualified for the 33rd AFCON tournament following their hard-fought 1 – 0 victory over fellow top spot contenders,  the Squirrels of Benin Republic.   The Governor’s congratulations on Saturday was contained in a Press Statement issued to pressmen by his Chief Press Secretary, Muhammad Onogwu.   The Governor who hailed the team spirit and camaraderie of the Eagles also expressed confidence in the combination of talents scouted from foreign and home-based turfs and…

FIFA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL: Yahaya Bello congratulates Amaju Pinnick, tasks him on African sport development

On the heels of his election into the FIFA Executive Council, Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has congratulated President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Pinnick on his landslide victory while he urged him to remain committed to the growth and development of the sport in Africa. The Governor’s congratulatory message was contained in a Press Release on Friday by his Chief Press Secretary, Muhammed Onogwu hours after Mr. Pinnick’s emergence. Governor Bello noted that, Mr. Pinnick’s election as one of the six to represent the continent on the…

SWAN President confirms receipt of FIFA Covid-19 Funds from NFF …..Tasks Plateau Utd, others

The President,Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Sir Honour Sirawoo has commended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the release of the FIFA Covid-19 Relief Fund.   The NFF had released the sum of N11,400,000 (eleven million, four hundred thousand Naira) only as part of the Covid-19 Relief Fund from FIFA to SWAN Sirawoo lauded the Amaju Pinnick-led NFF for the transparent way and manner it has disbursed the funds in accordance with the earlier breakdown and FIFA guidelines. According to him, “FIFA and the NFF must be commended for this transparent process. It has…