FIFA President meets with NFF President Amaju Pinnick

After the meeting, Blatter had nothing but complimentary words for Pinnick, commending the energy, vision and drive of the NFF

 

FIFA President Sepp Blatter and Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation met on Monday, May 4in Zurich.

According to the NFF president, the meeting is in line with NFF administration’s vision of constantly bonding with the world body, and also to seek more FIFA projects for Nigeria.

After the meeting, Blatter had nothing but complimentary words for Pinnick, commending the energy, vision and drive of the NFF.

“First and foremost, let me commend you for the efforts that Nigeria make each time to participate in all FIFA competitions, and for qualifying for most of those competitions.  Nigeria is a very important country in world football," Blatter is quoted to say by the NFF website.

“I have followed with keen interest the innovation that your new team is bringing to Nigeria football with so much passion and conviction, and your new direction points to a very ambitious Federation.”

Pinnick according to the NFF media team, also had separate meetings with FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke, with FIFA’s Director of Technical Study Group.

Pinnick will also meet with the Chairman of the Football Association, Mr. Greg Dyke, at The FA office in London.

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