Controversial club owner, Chris Giwa, has vowed to storm Mexico venue of the 66th FIFA Congress as the new head of the Nigeria Football Federation while NFF President, Amaju Pinnick , vice president Seyi Akinwunmi and General Secretary Muhammed Sanusi are on their way to Mexico for the meeting billed for Friday.
The FIFA Congress will start at 9.30am Mexico time on Friday, at the Centro Banamex. The Congress will bring all 209 Member Associations up to speed on governance reforms approved by the Extraordinary Congress of 26th February 2016 and FIFA’s plans to enhance football development.
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But Giwa who was arrested and warned by the Police Force on Friday to stay off the Abuja secretariat, is claiming legitimacy courtesy of an injunction from a Jos has concluded arrangements to also be at the feeling of all football chiefs all over the world.
“We are sure that the people occupying the secretariat have been served letter on Friday to quit. The President (Giwa) is going for the Congress in Mexico. All arrangements have been concluded on that,” one of the Giwa group members said on Monday
However, NFF spokesman Ademola Olajire said: “Every FA President of the 209 members of FIFA is presently on the way to Mexico City. They are specially invited by FIFA alongside their Vice President and General Secretary. Nigeria’s Amaju Pinnick, Seyi Akinwunmi and Mohammed Sanusi have left for the meeting.”
Friday’s Congress will be the first to be presided over by new FIFA president Gianni Infantino, elected at the Extraordinary Congress of 26th February 26.
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