– Soccertalk, November 27, 2013.
finalized by (Alhaji Sani) Lulu which gives the NFF president so much leverage to become
immovable. Provided that Maigari doesn’t run foul of government, coupled with the good
results he has recorded so far, I would think his second term in office is secured.
– Soccertalk, December 4, 2013.
The above two quotes were written respectively before and after the 2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in Warri, Delta State.
mission of averting a FIFA ban. But even if they don’t succeed and Maigari is forcibly reinstated (which is highly unlikely), it will only be temporary until government had perfected the sacking procedure to meet FIFA requirement.
THE sacking of Maigari and company has predictably thrown up a number of potential winners and losers amongst our football administrators. Let’s look at a few of them…
Jonathan to sack Maigari for sundry reasons. Many observers felt the letter was poorly timed as the Super Eagles were still competing well at the time. Looking back now, it’s obvious that Lulu saw Maigari’s sacking coming and his letter may have been part of the plot.