At the end of the Annual General Assembly (AGA) of the Nigeria Football Federation which took place in Warri, the highpoint of the resolutions reached has had the tenure of the board members of the League Management Company (LMC) extended by one season.
Delegates from the 36 states of the federation (comprising of State Football Associations) and their counterparts from the FCT, Abuja, gathered at the Brownhill Event Centre, Ogunu, to discuss several issues relating to Nigerian football.
The LMC will now preside over affairs in the 2013/14 Nigeria Professional Football League season.
The Congress of the NFF has also reconstituted the NFF Electoral Committee, approved the dissolution of the NFF Appeals Committee and its immediate reconstitution and approved the promotion and relegation of teams as presented by the various leagues.
The new NFF Electoral Committee is thus composed: Mr. Amaju Pinnick, Mr. Amoni Biambo; Mr. Prince Elube; Mr. Charles Nwokocha, Professor Musa garba; Mr. Patrick Pascal; Professor Omolawon Kayode; Barrister Samson Ebombe; Dr Sanusi Mohammed (Secretary); Barrister Joshua Onoja (Assistant Secretary). The members are to elect their chairman.
The new NFF Appeals Committee is thus composed: Barrister Eddy Mark, Mr. Dotun Coker; Mallam Bala Garba; Mallam Sani Mohammed Gusau; Mr. Victor Nwangwu; Mr. Lawrence Katken (Secretary). The members are to elect their chairman.
The congress then passed an implicit vote of confidence in the Executive Committee and Management of the NFF led by Alhaji Aminu Maigari.
Afterwards, the Charity Shield, which is traditionally competed for by champions of the league and winners of the cup, took centre-stage at the Warri City Stadium amid fanfare, music, song and dance.
2013 Federation Cup winners Enyimba prevailed over Kano Pillars as Ifeanyi Edeh and Sibi Gwar’s goal sunk the Premier League champions.