*Northern NFF board enjoys in Morocco, southern delegates stranded in Lagos
We can reveal that the house of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is no more at peace with members of the Board who coincidentally are from the southern divide of the nation feel cheated and abandoned in Lagos. They were supposed to be in Morocco for the CHAN championship.
A board member submitted to www.gongnews.net “just like in the book called “Our husband has gone mad again” written by a playwright, Ola Rotimi, this is exactly level madness displayed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), President Mr Amaju Pinnick using left hand to describe his father’s house.”
While many NFF board from northern part of the country who have nothing to do with the ongoing African Cup of Nation championship CHAN were doing merriment in Morocco, their counterparts from the South we reliably gathered are stranded in Lagos on the instructions of the Amaju.
The like of Enyimba football Club Chairman Felix Anyansi, the NFF 1st vice president Barrister Seyi Akinwumi, Mr Chidi Offor and others members were told to remain in Nigeria until Saturday when the competition will remain 7 days to go. Others include Barrister Christopher Green who was former Chairman Technical Committee and Otunba Sunday Dele-Ajayi.
It was gathered that members from North like Alhan Inuwa, Babagana Kalid, Mohammed Alkali others from northern part of the country who have nothing to do with competition are all in Morocco since the commencement of the games.
Our reporter also gathered that board members from south who feel sidelined in terms of appointments and position by the Amaju-led board were not happy with the situation.
Meanwhile, Nigeria sailed into the last eight of the 5th African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco after coming from a goal down to thrash Equatorial Guinea 3-1 in Agadir.
The result meant Nigeria finished as Group C winners, and will return to the more familiar Grand Stade Tangier for their quarter final against the second –placed team in Group D on Sunday.