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NFF Suspends Football Activities In Nigeria Over Coronavirus

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


The Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) has suspended soccer actions within the nation for 4 weeks as a result of outbreak of the coronavirus illness.

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 5 new circumstances of the illness which has been described as a pandemic by the World Well being Organisation (WHO).

In a press release by the NFF, the President of the soccer physique, Amaju Pinnick, famous that the transfer impacts all leagues within the nation, the nationwide groups in addition to youth soccer programmes and avenue soccer.

Based on Pinnick, the suspension will probably be reviewed after 4 weeks according to international finest practices.

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The previous Delta FA boss, referred to as on all stakeholders within the nation’s soccer sector to take heed of security precautions corresponding to hand-washing, the usage of sanitizers and social distancing as suggested by the Federal Ministry of Well being and the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management.

He added that the one soccer exercise that can proceed to go on is the work of the NFF investigation committee into the dying of Nasarawa United star,  Chineme Martins.

A  committee, to look into the dying of the participant who slumped and handed away in a Nigeria Skilled Soccer League (NPFL) match earlier within the month, was inaugurated in Benin Metropolis, the Edo State capital.

The committee will submit its report inside the subsequent 10 days.


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