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NFF mocks FIFPRO for absence of affiliate body in Nigeria



As a fall-out of the spat between the global professional footballers’ body, FIFPRO, the Nigeria Football Federation has charged the players’ body to stop playing the ostrich and stand up to its real responsibilities, calling on the body to address the real issues.

The NFF revealed that after all these years, FIFPRO does not have an affiliate body in Nigeria.

It challenged the body to come to Nigeria and set up an affiliate body that can always and legitimately speak on behalf of Nigerian players, and made up of individuals who understand the culture and dynamics of the African environment.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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