NFF writes FIFA, wants elections postponed

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has written to the Federation of International Football (FIFA) in a fresh bid to postpone the forthcoming election slated for September 30.

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In the letter signed by General Secretary, Muhammed Sanusi, the football body is accusing the Federal Government of interfering in football matters.

The NFF also told FIFA that the country’s judiciary is also interfering in the affairs of football in the country.

Authoritative sources disclosed that that the latest move of the Amaju Pinnick-led board was aimed at getting an approval to shift the election and remain in power for few more months. It was further revealed that the reply of FIFA to the letter was also forwarded to the Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Sports.

The Nation

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