Warri - The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has pleaded
with President Goodluck Jonathan to continue with his support for the body in
the year 2014.
President Jonathan was supportive to the Super Eagles who
qualified for the 2014 World Cup after winning the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations,
and the Golden Eaglets that won the FIFA U17 World Cup.
The NFF, at the end of its Annual General Assembly in Warri
thanked the President for his contributions in 2013, and pleaded for
continuation in 2014.
“The General Assembly expressed heartfelt appreciation to
the President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency, Dr.
Goodluck Jonathan, GCFR for his immense support and encouragement of Nigeria
Football Federation which has spurred recent successes”, it said in a press
“The Congress appealed to President Jonathan, GCFR to
continue to give total support to the NFF for the Federation to provide all our
National Teams with adequate preparation ahead of major international competitions
next year, particularly the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil”.
Congress also passed an implicit vote of confidence in the
Executive Committee and Management of the Nigeria Football Federation led by Aminu Maigari.