NFF, LMC officials in Abidjan for FIFA seminar
Officials of the Nigeria Football Federation are involved in a two-day ‘Integrity in Sport Workshop for West Africa’ seminar taking place in Abidjan, capital of Cote d’Ivoire.
Director of Technical, Dr. Emmanuel Ikpeme, just back from a FIFA seminar in South Africa that also involved NFF President Aminu Maigari and General Secretary Musa Amadu, is at the seminar in Abidjan alongside Director of Competitions, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, Super Eagles’
Assistant Coach Daniel Amokachi, Mr. Shehu Dikko of the League Management Company and Dr. Christian Emeruwa, Special Assistant to NFF General Secretary.
The regional workshop, which is organised by world football-governing body, FIFA, with the theme, ‘Tackling Match-Fixing and Corruption in Football’, has the objectives of developing knowledge and understanding of the global threat from match-fixing and irregular/illegal betting and its impact at regional and national level; identifying current good practice and ways of preventing match-fixing and corruption in football and more effectively protect the future of the game and; further encouraging global, regional and national bodies associated with football to work together more effectively in partnerships, regularly sharing information and taking action to prevent match-fixing.
The seminar starts today and ends tomorrow.