December 4, 2022



Elections: Musa Amadu declares to guide NFF, unveils plans 

Former Basic Secretary Barrister Musa Amadu has declared that if he turns into the Nigeria Soccer Federation president he’ll run a really clear and accountable physique that might be simply accessible to generality of the folks.

Amadu acknowledged this Tuesday in Abuja when declaring his intent to contest for the plum job. 

The colorful occasion attracted the likes of former chairman, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, NFF 1st Vice chairman Sheyi Akinwumi, NFF 2nd president Alhaji Shehu Dikko and several other FA chairmen and others stakeholders like Victor Ikpeba and others.

Amadu who used the occasion to clear air on why he resigned as NFF Basic Secretary reckoned that it takes braveness to take sure selections and stand by it.

“With 37 days to go earlier than this, one pertinent query we have to ask ourselves is – what future are we ushering in? Extra of the identical? An extension of what now we have had for a while? A brand new route that we’re uncertain of? Or a brand new route with objective and readability? Amadu requested rhetorically

“One factor I’ve come to realised, having served inside and out of doors the Nigerian soccer internal spectrum, is that – it truly is in yours and my arms to form that future – extra so than you’d have imagined.

“Individuals are all the time fast to ask me, what’s fallacious in Nigerian soccer that I wish to repair? What makes me assume I can repair these ills? And I all the time reply – my focus isn’t solely on what’s fallacious. My associates, elders and colleagues, my focus is on what will be made proper!

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“We wish to construct a picture of Nigerian soccer that can make the Nigerian individual stroll tall on the street wherever on this planet and be known as ‘the man or girl who comes from that soccer nation the place every part is well-run’.

“We wish to create alternatives for individuals who hitherto wouldn’t have had an opportunity to be wherever close to a soccer area – job alternatives that can take our youth off the streets, soccer alternatives that can empower each sector of our society and create gainful employment.

“And what about these which are within the sport? We wish to create the actual feel-good issue, a way of belonging in the long term. Briefly, for people who come into contact with the sport and people who wouldn’t have had the possibility, we are going to give life-defining experiences that might be unforgettable.

“We simply must get it proper!

“We will even go to the grassroots, working intently with the State Soccer Associations, and unearth the very best expertise within the sport and provides them a future. We’ll work intently with the State FAs to reinforce the precept of sport and health in our colleges, discovering the very best abilities not solely on the enjoying area, but additionally in all different areas of soccer administration and operations,” he stated.

Former NFF basic secretary, Dr. Tijanni Yusuf, Fanny Amun and Dr.Rafiu Ladipo and host of others graced the event.