The Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau-led new board of the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) won’t discriminate in opposition to the number of any Nigerian participant born wherever on the planet, into Nigeria’s nationwide groups, says the NFF’s director of media and communications, Ademola Olajire.
Olajire said this on Wednesday, saying; “The clarification turns into essential in view of an incorrect report that has been given wings by sections of the media, insinuating that the NFF President spoke of an impending wall in opposition to foreign-born or foreign-based gamers so far as number of gamers into the Nationwide Groups is worried.
“The NFF President spoke about one thing completely different from the message that’s being conveyed. There isn’t a method an administration that has promised inclusiveness and pledged to stay by advantage and high quality will go the route of discrimination.”
Olajire assured that selectors of Nationwide Groups can be given the free hand to select gamers of Nigerian origin from any jurisdiction within the universe so long as they qualify to characterize Nigeria and are ok to make the nation proud by making certain podium look for our groups at main competitions.
“The NFF President is sad with the slant given the story and insists that no type of discrimination or exclusivity will likely be tolerated underneath his tenure. One of the best will all the time be within the nest to characterize in one of the best curiosity of our nice nation.
“Primordial sentiments can have no place within the new administration. Anybody who is sweet sufficient and is a bonafide Nigerian will likely be given a degree area to struggle for the shirt, proudly sing the anthem and play underneath the flag of our nation,” the NFF spokesman added.