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I Don’t Care If FIFA Bans Nigeria – Onigbinde

Posted: Apr 11, 2016 at 9:30 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

…It’s Bad Omen For Football, Says Adepoju
…Football Will Suffer – Dosu
Chibuike Chukwu LAGOS
Following the sealing of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)
headquarters by the police Coach Adegboye Onigbinde, has said that
FIFA ban might be a blessing in disguise if it comes.
Also, ex-international, Mutiu Adepoju, while responding to the sealing
of the NFF office, said that the development was a bad omen.
“It is a bad omen sincerely; it is not good at all because I can’t
imagine sealing the secretariat when we have many football
competitions and qualifiers before us.
“This is a bad signal that should be halted immediately,” he said.
Onigbinde on Monday rued the crisis that has once again reared its
ugly head, saying the country has never gotten it right with its
football. He said that FIFA might not ban Nigeria.
“I don’t care if we are banned by FIFA. If we are banned over the
crisis and we use the one or two years to reposition and sanitise our
football, and then be it.
“My interest is on how we can grow the game in the country and not
whether FIFA bans us or not. If it takes the ban for us to get it
right, I think I strongly support that,” he said.



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