Lagos - President
of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick says he expects a 'robust'
2016 for Nigerian football.
at the 2015 Annual General Assembly in Abuja on Wednesday, Pinnick outlined the
country's engagements for next year, stating that the NFF board have been
tasked to achieve more.
(congress) were happy with our achievements so far and they have tasked us to
achieve more next year," he said.
year will be a robust year for our football because we have the World Cup
qualifiers and also the final phase of the nations' cup.
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have the qualifiers for the Under-17 men and women's World Cup, the Under-20,
but we are looking forward to it very ambitiously and we hope we'll scale
through most of these," he said.
also mentioned their financial struggles, but stated that he believes they will
find a way out.
have issues of funding and I can tell you that for free but because of our
integrity, I believe we will scale through.
understands and they place Nigeria first and I believe we will get there,"