Abuja - The annual Charity Cup match, which pitch the winner
of the Nigeria Professional Football League against the champions of the men’s
Federation Cup, will now be played a week before the kick –off of the 2015/2016
Traditionally, the Charity Cup game is played on the day of
the NFF annual general assembly. However, the NFF Technical and Development
Committee has ruled otherwise this term.
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“We have decided that, in line with what obtains in most big
footballing nations of the world, the Charity Cup match will now serve as the
“It will no longer be played on the day of the annual
general assembly of Nigeria Football Federation. We intend to make it a big
show,” Vice Chairman of the NFF Technical and Development Committee, Alh. Ahmed
Yusuf Fresh, said.
The Charity Cup match should have come up on Wednesday – the
day of the NFF annual general assembly – between league champions Enyimba FC of
Aba and Federation Cup winners, Akwa United of Uyo.For
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