January 27, 2023



FIFA president, Infantino, congratulates Gusau, NFF board

President of world football-ruling physique, FIFA, Mr Gianni Infantino has despatched a message of congratulations to the brand new President of Nigeria Soccer Federation, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau and members of his new Board, following the Elective Common Meeting of the NFF that passed off in Benin Metropolis, Edo state final Friday.

In a letter dated fifth October and personally signed by him, world’s soccer supremo wrote: “Please settle for my warmest greetings and honest congratulations in your latest election as President of the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF).

“Your information and management, your ardour and expertise will undoubtedly have an essential affect on the event of our stunning recreation in Nigeria. Satisfied of the potential of soccer within the nation, you’ll be able to depend on my private help and the assistance of FIFA to realize this your objective. The doorways of the House of FIFA are at all times open for those who want to talk about our sport, its growth and the promotion of its values.

“I additionally seize the chance to convey my felicitations to the Vice-Presidents and the Members of the Govt Committee elected with you and I want you and your crew good luck and success for all of the challenges that lie forward, in creating and witnessing a long-lasting legacy for the way forward for soccer in Nigeria…”

On the nationwide stage, he served two phrases as Chairman of Chairmen of Nigeria Soccer beneath the administration of Amaju Melvin Pinnick, earlier than his election final Friday as Nigeria Soccer’s supremo.

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On the continental stage, Gusau has served within the organising committee for the African Nations Championship, is a CAF Security and Safety Officer and is prese.

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