FIFA Lectures Flying Eagles, Others on New Laws of Football


Femi Solaja

As expected, the Flying Eagles of Nigeria will not be caught off guard when the new rules of the game introduced by FIFA take effect from 1st of June.

Nigeria is one of the qualified teams for the FIFA Under-20 World Cup that have benefited from the world football governing body’s decision to school all the participating countries in Poland.

THISDAY had in March this year sought to know the federation’s plans to educate its players ahead of multiple international competitions Nigeria will feature in this year when the new rule takes off on June 1. Nigeria will be in action this summer at the Africa Cup of Nations (Super Eagles) in Egypt and the FIFA’s Women’s World Cup in France with the Super Falcons as well as in the Under-20 World Cup in Poland.

But yesterday, the NFF through its image-maker, Ademola Olajire confirmed that FIFA had schooled all the participating countries including the Nigerian team on the new rules at…

Source: Thisday Newspaper