NFF EARMARKS 430M NAIRA FOR AFCON AND FIFA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

NFF EARMARKS 430M NAIRA FOR AFCON AND FIFA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, says a total of four hundred and thirty million naira has been mapped out for the Super Eagles ahead of the AFCON 2021 and FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers.

Reacting to the financial state of the football body in Lagos state, Pinnick said they are aware of government’s expenditure on the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world and have been able to save about one point one
million dollars to ensure the national teams prosecute their qualifying games.

He added that unlike some other countries that have fewer national teams, they have about thirteen national teams as Nigerians want to win at all times.

Speaking on the five hundred thousand dollars largesse from the world football governing body, Amaju said the fund is meant for development of football in the country, adding that Football Associations are due for such periodical fund, adding that FIFA has picked Football Associations worldwide at random to ensure that the funds are judiciously spent on football.

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