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We Need Grade Friendly Matches For Super Eagles. Pinnick Amaju

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The Fifa Council member and President of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF Pinnick Amaju has expressed that the Nigeria Super Eagles will be engaging in top grade A friendly come next month.

According to him,  “we want to keep the Super Eagles busy in this coming next month knowing fully well bulk of the leagues in Europe would have come to an end and after they rest a while, they should engage in top grade friendly in order to keep the boys in better shape ahead of world Cup qualifiers which is crucial for us as a Nation”

Shedding more light, is the Delta State born administrator  “it has always been our Philosophy to get grade A friendly for the Super Eagles of Nigeria, if you look at our track records we always get friendly matches that can put the team in shape and for cohesion of the team and the forthcoming one is not an exception”

Super Eagles have been able to qualified for the last nation cup and this coming one in cameroon were due to better preparation and well qualities friendly matches the team always play before any major qualifiers.

“There have been good and Quality preparations so far and I think we’ve got quality young lads in the team hopefully the next African Cup of Nation might just be the time for the Super Eagle to have a podium performance again.”

The Fifa Council member concluded by saying the world cup qualifiers demands adequate preparation.

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AFN Board Dissolved

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The board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria has been dissolved upon the expiration of its term.                                

Announcing the dissolution on Monday 14th June by the Sports Ministry of Youth and Sports saying the tenure of the board has expired.

 

According to the ministry statement, Pursuant to article 10.4 of the 2017 constitution of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, the Ministry hereby dissolves the board of the AFN.

the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development understand that the AFN will hold an elective congress on Monday June 14.                                    

“We have advised that the elections should be organized in accordance with the 2017 constitution of the AFN as contained in the agreement reached at the reconciliation meeting held in Abuja last April and brokered by the Confederation of African Athletics and World Athletics,’ the Ministry further said in the statement and enjoined delegates at Monday’s Elective Congress to eschew bitterness and vote for candidates that can unite the federation.                        

The AFN had at its extraordinary congress on Sunday June 13, 2021 held in Abuja asked the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to invoke article 10.4 of its constitution and dissolve the outgoing board.

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