Lagos - The 69th General Assembly of the Nigeria Football
Federation (NFF) will hold on Thursday November 28 at the Brownhill Events
Centre in Warri, Delta State.
All 14 Members of the NFF Executive, NFF Management and 88
delegates, comprising chairmen and secretaries of all State Football
Associations, chairmen and secretaries of the Premier League, National League,
Women’s League and Nationwide League, and chairmen and secretaries of Nigeria
Referees Association, Nigeria Coaches Association and Players’ Union are
expected at the event.
Director General of the National Sports Commission, Hon.
Gbenga Elegbeleye, chairmen of the Senate Sports Committee and the House of
Reps’ Sports Committee, and former presidents and secretaries-general of the
NFF have also been invited, NFF media officer Ademola Olajire told News24
Nigeria in a press release.
The Executive Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel
Uduaghan, CON will declare the annual general assembly open while the
Honourable Minister of Sports and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Alhaji
Bolaji Abdullahi will be special guest of honour.
Thursday’s event will kick off at 10am with the opening
ceremony at the Brownhill Events Centre, which will have all dignitaries in
attendance, and will be followed by the general assembly itself at the same
Premier League champions, Kano Pillars and winners of the
2013 Federation Cup, Enyimba FC will lock horns in the annual Charity Shield
match at Warri City Stadium from 4pm.
The year 2013 has been a magnificent one for Nigeria
football, with the Super Eagles winning the Africa Cup of Nations and then
elegantly picking a 2014 FIFA World Cup ticket, the Golden Eaglets winning a
record-setting fourth FIFA U-17 World Cup title and the Eagles Team B
qualifying for the first time ever to participate at the African Nations