FIFA President, Gianni Infantino says the world football ruling body recognises only Amaju Pinnick as president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), and will not accept any outside interference in NFF’s affairs
“It is also clear to all within the family that there can be no interference in the running of the national federations by any party, especially those outside the football family.
“So, Pinnick is the President of NFF for FIFA, because he is the one elected,’’ he said.
What does @FIFAcom’s Gianni Infantino think about the current political crisis engulfing @thenff? He’s delivered a very strong warning to Nigeria. Have a listen to what he said in Moscow... pic.twitter.com/VT19Ney3YG— Osasu Obayiuwana (@osasuo) July 13, 2018
The FIFA president added that Nigeria as a member-association of
Newsmen report that the NFF has Chris Giwa as its president currently, owing to a compliance with a court order. Giwa had obtained a Jos court order to take over the running of affairs at the NFF in compliance with a Supreme Court order.
The apex court had directed all parties involved in the matter to return to the lower courts for another look at the case against NFF’s Sept. 30, 2014 elections in Warri.
Giwa had insisted that his earlier election on July 24,