Abuja - The Nigeria Football Federation has become the first
governing body of the game in the African continent to be enlisted on the
Premium Services of the world –governing body, FIFA DTMS (Domestic Transfer
Matching System) and Intermediary Regulations Tool.
“We are the only African country with these services
activated and by December 2016 (next month), we will be on the FIFA Connect
that will place us among the elite FIFA Member Associations with all the
Premium Services activated,” NFF’s Club Licensing Manager, Nasiru Jibril, said.
A screenshot of the Nigeria home page on the FIFA website
shows the two services (Domestic Transfer Matching System and Intermediary
Regulations Tool) ticked in green, with the last one (FIFA Connect) to be done
next month to make Nigeria activated in all Premium Services.
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Jibril also informed that the TMS (Transfer Matching System)
workshop will hold 15th – 17th November 2016 at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel,
Abuja and is mandatory for all Clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football
League and the Nigeria National League.
“The Head of Legal Services at NFF, Barrister Okey Obi and
myself, alongside four resource persons from FIFA TMS, will train all the Clubs
in the use of the Premium Services activated in Nigeria,” stated Jibril, who is
a former Nigerian international.
that the Nigeria Football Federation and the Nigeria Police (FCT Command) are
looking into ways of achieving greater collaboration in the area of security
for NFF events and programmes.
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- News24 Nigeria