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NFF appoints match-fixing investigative officers

16 April 2014, 20:52Israel Ojoko

Abuja - The Nigeria Football Federation has, in line with recent trend by world football -governing body, FIFA, appointed its officials into the post of Integrity Officer and Match-fixing Investigative Officer.

Mohammed Sanusi, a doctorate degree holder in sport administration who has been in administration of the sport for decades, and also a teacher, has been appointed as Integrity Officer, with Christian Emeruwa appointed Match-fixing Investigative Officer.

Sanusi, who is NFF's Director of Competitions, delivered a paper titled 'Tackling Match Fixing And Corruption In Football' at the FIFA/Interpol Training, Education and Prevention Initiative: Integrity In Sport workshop which took place in Abidjan, capital of Cote d'Ivoire between 10th - 11th April, 2014. He was the only African who delivered a paper at that workshop.

Emeruwa, also a doctorate degree holder in administration and organisation of sport, is the Special Assistant to the NFF General Secretary.

In a letter dated 16th April, 2014 and addressed to all members of the football house, NFF General Secretary, Musa Amadu stated: "Henceforth, all matters relating to match-fixing and corruption in football within the territory of Nigeria should be reported to the officers mentioned.

"Members are all advised to recognise, resist and report all match-fixing and related matters with concrete evidence to the officers."

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