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Gianni Infantino FIFA President to visit Lagos in July

Infantino on Sunday met with Amaju Pinnick in Paris, France where he confirmed the visit.

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Amaju Pinnick, Fatma Samoura and Gianni Infantino play NFF president Amaju Pinnick (centre) has confirmed that Infantino and Fatma Samoura (left) will visit Nigeria later this month (NFF)

President of world football –governing body, FIFA, Gianni Infantino is set to visit Lagos later in July on a two-day working visit.

Infantino on Sunday, July 10 met with president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick in Paris, France where he confirmed the visit.

Gianni Infantino play Gianni Infantino has confirmed that he will visit Nigeria later in July (Reuters)

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According to Pinnick, the FIFA president will meet with Governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode during his visit on the second day of his visit.

Infantino who will be accompanied by his Secretary General,  Fatma Samoura, will hold a meeting with African FA Presidents and also attend an evening session with Corporate Nigeria in Lagos.

Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura and Gianni Infantino play Gianni Infantino will be accompanied by FIFA's General Secretary Fatma Samoura (FIFA)

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The FIFA president will attend the finals of the NFF/ZENITH Bank Future Eagles Championship before attending a welcome dinner organised by the League Management Company (LMC).

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks at a joint news conference with his French counterpart Francois Hollande at the presidential villa in Abuja play Infantino will on the first day of his visit, pay a courtesy call to Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock Presidential Villa (REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde)


Before visiting Lagos, the FIFA president will first pay a courtesy call to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa.

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