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NFF, Greek FA to strengthen ties

06 June 2014, 13:31Israel Ojoko

Florida - Midway into last Tuesday’s international friendly between Nigeria and Greece in Philadelphia, the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation led by Aminu Maigari and that of the Greek FA headed by Sarris Georgious took time off to exchange pleasantries and national flags in a bid to strengthen football ties between both nations.

Maigari, who was assisted by Chairman, NFF Technical Committee, Chris Green, said he was delighted to exchange good tidings with the leadership of the Greek FA and wished them the best of luck in their matches at the upcoming World Cup in Brazil.

The Greek FA boss spoke in a similar vein, as both men beamed with smiles while exchanging national colours.

Both countries have a long but healthy rivalry in football since Nigeria first crushed the Greeks in a group game at its maiden appearance in the World Cup tagged USA ’94.

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