FIFA President, Infantino, to visit Nigeria

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has promised to visit Nigeria in a few weeks.

Infantino confirmed his coming to Nigeria during a special session with the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) at the 66th FIFA Congress in Mexico City.

NFF President Amaju Pinnick said at the weekend that during the visit, which date will be communicated in a number of days, the world’s number one football administrator will pay a courtesy call on His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), attend the finals of the NFF/ZENITH Bank Future Eagles Championship, have an evening with Corporate Nigeria and also have an interactive session with a horde of African FA Presidents who will also be in Nigeria to receive him.

Pinnick said: “The FIFA President says Nigeria is a big country and a massive footballing nation that should help with the new FIFA leadership’s drive to truly develop the game. He is excited about our various capacity –building and youth development programs and that is why he is coming to watch the NFF/ZENITH Bank Championship finals.

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