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NFF explains partnership deal

14 April 2014, 17:32

Abuja - The President of Nigeria Football Federation, has described the partnership with oil services company, Orlean Invest West Africa Limited as a huge boost for football in the country.

"I must say that this partnership is a brilliant one. Orlean Invest will provide so many good things for Nigeria football. This is a technical partnership that is a win-win situation for our country.”

“Certainly, the partnership with Orlean Invest West Africa is a watershed in the history of Nigeria football."

Reiterating that football is the most potent weapon for unifying the peoples of Nigeria across geographical, ethnic and religious divides, Maigari praised Orlean Invest's strong commitment to the project as demonstrated in the patience and understanding they exhibited before the agreement was sealed.

"This gesture of provision of facilities and equipment, and to facilitate technical and administrative training, deserves praise from the Nigeria football family, coming at a time when they are needed to further spur extensive and speedy growth of the Nigeria game.”

"Orlean Invest could not have come with their proposal at a better time than now, when Nigeria football is witnessing true renaissance under the present NFF administration.”

"These facilities and equipment will benefit not only the NFF and the National Teams, but scores of Clubs in our various Leagues as well."

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