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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