Nigeria Football Coaches Receive N7.6 million Palliatives ; Disburses N3.7million To State Councils

December 07 06:04 2020

The Executive committee members of the Nigeria Football Coaches Association has confirmed the receipt of N7.6 million as part of its palliatives fund from the NFF.

The Association rising from its virtual meeting held at the weekend, appreciated the Nigeria Football Federation for the release of the Palliative funds to cushion the effect of COVID 19 on the activities of the Association.

The meeting also directed that N100,000 each be disbursed to the 37 state chapters that are up to date in their commitment to the Association.

They commended the NFF for appointing some of its members as Coaches of the various national teams both male and female, and the appointment of others to serve in various capacities of the NFF technical department.

They appointed a five man LOC to put together a Annual General Assembly of the Association. The Five man Committee includes
Victor Nwakama (Chairman),
Diana Asak (Member ),
John Obuh ( Member ),
Etta Egbe (Member ), and
Mansur Abdullahi as Secretary

The Committee which would start work immediately have the terms of reference to include:
to Work on the release of funds, possible date for the Congress, preparations of logistics for the Congress and any other related issues

“The Exco appeal to NFF to revisit the issue of Licencing of every Practising Football Coach in Nigeria and facilite the resumption of CAF Coaching courses in Nigeria”.

“The Exco also adopted that the Secretariat should communicate to the various state chapters to encourage their members to participate in the Berakiah and FCAAN Capacity building / Grassroots Coaching / Coaching education program which are endorsed by the Nigeria Football Federation and Nigeria Football Coaches Association”.

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