18 September 2017

Nigeria: Pinnick - Ifeanyi Ubah Never Paid Rohr

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Gernot Rohr.

NFF president Amaju Pinnick has maintained Ifeanyi Ubah has never paid Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and he will want the oil mogul to give a breakdown of his financial assistance to the football house.

It has been speculated that Ifeanyi Ubah paid Rohr before the NFF finally secured a corporate sponsor to foot the salaries of the coach in April.

Ifeanyi Ubah, who is also chairman of Anambra FA and owner of NPFL outfit FC Ifeanyiubah, it was also said assisted financially during the visit of FIFA president Gianni Infantino to Nigeria.

However, Pinnick, through his media adviser Callistus Ebare, made several clarifications.

"My principal wants to make it very clear that at no time did Ifeanyi Ubah pay the salary of Gernot Rohr," Ebare said on behalf of the NFF president.

"Also, as regards any assistance for the visit of Infantino, it will be important for anyone to give specific breakdown of this assistance."

Speculations are rife that "a hugely disappointed" Ifeanyi Ubah is now up in arms with Pinnick and as a result will bankroll the return of Aminu Maigari as NFF president next year.

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