FIFA president, secretary to visit Nigeria

11 Jul 2016

FIFA president, secretary to visit Nigeria


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Newly elected FIFA president, Gianni Infantino alongside secretary-general, Fatma Samoura, are expected in the country on Sunday, July 24, on a two-day working visit.

The Swiss-born Italian confirmed the trip after a meeting with NFF President Amaju Pinnick in Paris, France yesterday.

NFF president Amaju Pinnick told, “The FIFA President and secretary general will arrive in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Sunday, July 24, on a two–day working visit to Nigeria.”

Pinnick confirmed that during the two-day visit, Infantino and Samoura will meet President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, also meet other African FA heads who are expected in Nigeria to join the NFF in welcoming the FIFA president and attend an evening session with Corporate Nigeria in Lagos.

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News Source: DailyPost, 9jaTales

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