NFF budget to spend N5b in 2014

The Nigeria Football Federation plan to spend over five billion Naira in 2014, officials have disclosed.maigari-nff

A member of the NFF congress and Bayelsa Football Association chairman, Lucky Gospel Ewa, informed of this development.

The budget of the NFF in the outgoing year was 1.2 billion Naira with the bulk of this sum covering the country’s participation in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.

In an interview at the end of the NFF Annual General Assembly, Ewa said the NFF have got major engagements in 2014, one if which is the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

On the several bans giving to various football administrators namely former Nigeria Premier League chairman Victor Rumson Baribote, NFF board member Leye Adepoju, ex-Oyo State sports commissioner Dapo Lam-Adesina and former NFF member Taiwo Ogunjobi, the Bayelsa FA chairman confirmed that the NFF AGA failed to ratify any of the bans as the cases are either in court or facing appeals.

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