NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari
NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, was the august visitor to the national team’s camp on Friday to pep up the players ahead of their encounter next Wednesday in Kigali, Rwanda.
Miagari, who had earlier heaped praises on the team following their 2-0 win in Liberia, said the battle for the rebirth of football in the country has just started and that the NFF and indeed the Federal Government and the Nigerian people are solidly behind the team.
All entitlements due to players and officials he assured are fully ready and will be given as and when due, urging the players to be fully focused on the task at hand and win back the confidence of the teeming Nigerian football fans including President Goodluck Jonathan.
Head Coach Keshi assured of the team’s readiness, saying he was aware of the expectations of Nigerians and the team will not let the nation down in the battle for places for the South Africa 2013 Nations Cup and the Brazil 2014 World Cup.
The NFF President is expected to lead the Nigerian delegation for the match in Kigali and will be joined by some of his board members. The team departs Abuja for Kigali on Monday night via a chartered flight.