​NFF, Football body denies getting huge bailout from NNPC


While denying that NNPC have given the NFF a huge bailout fund, the football boys says it will be happy to receive help from corporate bodies.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have denied reports that they got a

huge bailout from government-owned oil firm, NNPC » to help them pay the new

Super Eagles coach.

Amaju Pinnick led NFF has been hindered by the lack of financial strength in their quest to hire a foreign coach for the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Pulse Sports among other Nigerian media platforms reported that NNPC has come to the aid of the federation with a $1.5 million (N517m) bail-out.

Speaking to Pulse, Chairman of the NFF Media and Publicity Committee, Hon. Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande, denied the report stating that ‘nobody in the NFF or NNPC discussed the matter.

“ There is no iota of truth in it ,” Yahaya-Kwande said.

He further stated that the cash strapped NFF would be happy if the NNPC help the NFF.

The NFF according to several reports have agreed a N16.2m per month deal with Frenchman Paul Le Guen » .

The Federal Government through the Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung has made it clear that they would not help the NFF with funds to pay a foreign coach.

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