Daily Trust (Abuja)

Nigeria: NFF to Constitute Task Force

Kaduna — THE 67TH Annual General Assembly (AGA) of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) ended yesterday in Kaduna with the participants resolving to constitute an independent Task Force to fashion out a road-map for the sustainable development of Nigeria football.

The assembly in a communiqué issued at the end of the meeting regretted the poor outing of the national teams in international engagement this year, just as it passed a vote of confidence on the Alhaji Aminu Maigari led NFF executive committee and management.

However, the AGA acknowledged the excellent support services rendered by the NFF in terms of adequate preparation and motivation of the national teams for their various engagements.

The communiqué signed by Dr. Isaac Ayodele, chairman communiqué drafting committee, endorsed a proposal for change of name of the Nigeria Amateur League to Nigeria Nationwide League in recognition of its critical position to football development.

It also passed resolution for three teams each to be promoted from division A, B, C and D of the Nigeria Nationwide league to the Nigeria National League for the 2011/2012 season. The Assembly adopted a proposal for the constitution of a single electoral committee to conduct all electiosn into the NFF executive committee and affiliate members.

The congress unanimously approved the financial statements; audited accounts 2011 and budget 2012 of the NFF and ratified all the decisions of the NPL AGM in Yenogua, Bayelsa state.

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