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COVID-19: We Are All Vulnerable, NFF President Cautions

File: President of the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF), Mr Amaju Pinnick


Everyone seems to be weak to the coronavirus pandemic, the President of the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has warned. 

Pinnick stated this in a video message to soccer followers within the nation posted on the official Twitter deal with of the NFF.

Within the video, Pinnick described the challenges introduced by COVID-19 as unprecedented, warning that “we are all vulnerable to this pandemic.”

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In keeping with the previous Delta Soccer Affiliation (FA) boss, regardless of the celebrity, pleasure and fortune soccer has delivered to thousands and thousands of individuals throughout the globe, the world should now pause to combat the illness.

“The word is passing through an unprecedented phase of challenges occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic,” Pinnick stated. “We all love the beautiful game because it has brought huge joy, fame and fortune. But we must pause and take a deep breathe.”

He additionally urged everybody to hitch fingers in eliminating the scourge from the earth, calling on individuals to heed to the directions rolled out by the federal government, the World Well being Organisation (WHO) and different related companies to fight the lethal illness.

“We must not be tired of cleanliness. We must not be tired of staying at home and encouraging others to stay at home,” he defined.

“By doing so, this battle would have been 90 p.c gained. Soccer is performed outdoor in Nigeria , this isn’t the time to play soccer regrettably.

“We should be capable of wash our fingers with cleaning soap and water. We should sanitize the environment and ourselves and preserve social distancing the place vital.”

Moreover, he expressed confidence that with self-discipline which suggests much more sacrifice, the world will beat coronavirus.

“The watchword at this point in time around is discipline,” the NFF boss, stated. “And we must be able to discipline ourselves. It is a sacrifice because the sacrifice is quite noble. The goal is priceless. We pray for the best.”


A message from @thenff president @PinnickAmaju #StayAtHomeAndStaySafe #StayHome

— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) March 28, 2020

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