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Nigeria: World Cup Qualification Failure – Resign, Sports Editors Tell NFF Board

The Amaju Pinnick-led board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been suggested to resign from their positions honourably and provides Nigeria’s soccer an opportunity to breathe.

The Guild of Sports Editors, the umbrella physique of managers of sports activities within the nation’s main media organisations, gave recommendation on the backdrop of the Super Eagles’ failure to qualify for Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The editors mentioned the board members can be doing the nation nice injustice in the event that they continued to misdirect the nation’s soccer after final Tuesday’s misadventure.

In a press release signed by the Guild’s Vice President, Adekunle Salami, the editors described the choice to sack members of Super Eagles’ technical crew as diversionary, including that Nigerian soccer wanted a clear break from the malaise of the final eight years.

“Nigerian soccer is greater than any particular person and shouldn’t be tied to the fortunes of anyone.

“The management of the present NFF has ridden on the again of Nigerian soccer to get to prime positions in world soccer governing physique, FIFA, to the detriment of the sport.

“Nigerian soccer now wants whole overhaul, from the bottom league to the nationwide workforce and that may solely occur when patriotic people, not self-seekers, are given the chance to handle the sport.

“We name on the National Assembly, Federal Government, and particularly, Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, to start the method of cleaning the soccer home.