NFF to hold Congress in Warri

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has disclosed that it will hold its General Assembly in Warri, capital of Delta State on Saturday, September 20, 2014 after the two-month leadership crisis that rocked the federation ended last Monday.

Speaking in Abuja on Tuesday, the NFF General Secretary, Musa Amadu, said the event is the first of two such Congresses advised by world football –governing body, FIFA, to usher in a new NFF Executive Committee.

“At the Extra-Ordinary Congress, the General Assembly will elect persons into a fresh NFF Electoral Committee and a new NFF Electoral Appeals Committee.

“The General Assembly will also, at the same event, decide on a date and venue for the Elective Congress, which we hope will take place before the end of the month,” Mr. Amadu explained.

All the Chairmen and Secretaries of the Football Associations of the 36 States and the FCT, as well as Chairmen and Secretaries of the various Leagues, Coaches Association, Referees Association and Players’ Union are expected to be in attendance at the event slated for Brownhills Events Centre, and starting at 11am.Mr. Amadu also disclosed that the grand finale of this year’s Men and Women Federation Cup competitions will come up only after the Elective Congress of the NFF.

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