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Court sacks NFF president Pinnick

08 April 2016, 19:05Israel Ojoko

Jos - A Federal High Court sitting in Jos has on Friday sacked the president of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick

Fridays’s ruling also ordered Chris Giwa to resume office as president of the NFF.

The suit against Pinnick was filed by Adama Yahaya and Obinna Ogba.

Also read: Giwa versus NFF: Court adjourns hearing to March 10

The new court ruling may incur the wrath of football governing body, FIFA who are firmly opposed to the idea of civil courts interfering in football matters.

Pinnick became the NFF president after an election in September 2014.

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