Abuja - The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have appealed to the government to increase its allocation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to help avert financial problems that could arise as a result of a budget deficit, KickOff Nigeria reports.
Musa Amadu, the NFF's General Secretary made the appeal on Monday when he led a delegation of the Federation to defend their budget to the House of Representatives Committee on Sports.
The NFF had budgeted two billion naira for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but there are reports the government only approved N1.2 billion.
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