Mr. Gianni Infantino , the president of the world football-governing body  and the Secretary General, Ms Fatma Samoura will visit Nigeria in two weeks time on a two-day working visit.

Mr. Gianni Infantino , the president of the world football-governing body  and the Secretary General, Ms Fatma Samoura will visit Nigeria in two weeks time on a two-day working visit.

Mr. Gianni Infantino , the president of the world football-governing body  and the Secretary General, Ms Fatma Samoura will visit Nigeria in two weeks time on a two-day working visit.

The confirmation of the visit was made by the Italian-Swiss who was made the President after an extraordinary general Assembly in Zurich on 26th February 2016 after a meeting with Amaju Pinnick, the NFF President in Paris, France on Sunday.

“The FIFA President and Secretary General will arrive in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Sunday, 24th July on a two-day working visit to Nigeria,” Pinnick said.

During the two-day visit, Infantino and Samoura will pay a courtesy call on His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, hold meeting with a legion of African FA presidents who are expected in Nigeria to join the NFF to receive the FIFA topshots and attend an evening session with Corporate Nigeria in Lagos.

They will also pay a visit to the governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode before watching the finals of the NFF/ZENITH Bank Future Eagles Championship.

The Minister of Sports , Barrister Solomon Dalung expressed the country’s willingness to welcome them.

Meanwhile, Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura, 54, was appointed FIFA Secretary General at the 66th FIFA Congress in Mexico City on 12th May.

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