Dare Engages NFF On Impact On Nigerian Football

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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has engaged the leadership of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), via video conference, to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on football in Nigeria and to firm up strategies to mitigate the effect of the disruptions and protect the domestic football industry.

The Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Mr. Gabriel Aduda was also part of the meeting, while the NFF team was represented by the President, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, 1st Vice President Seyi Akinwunmi, 2nd Vice President/LMC Chairman Shehu Dikko, Chairman of the NWFL Aisha Falode and NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi.

The Minister informed the NFF team that in view of the Coronavirus pandemic that has practically paralysed the sports industry, it is imperative to assess its impact on the domestic sports industry including football and consider strategies for charting a new course for football in the post-COVID-19 era.

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Source: Complete Sports