Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick
Saturday Jan 26, 2019. 09:00
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced that the second edition of the NFF Football Awards will take place on the 1st of April 2019.
The event will take place at the Grand Ballroom of the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island in Lagos.
According to the NFF official website, President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick confirmed that this year’s edition would be an even bigger occasion.
"Thenff.com learnt from other sources that CAF President Ahmad, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura, members of the CAF Emergency Committee, an array of prominent political heavyweights and galvanizers in Nigeria, oaks of Corporate Nigeria, renowned administrators past and present, football legends and today’s superstars, foremost figures in the entertainment industry and media owners and chieftains would be among the invitees to the big event."
"Last year’s inaugural edition wowed the football world with huge entertainment, with Governors Akinwunmi Ambode and Ifeanyi Okowa of Lagos and Delta States respectively, joining FIFA President Gianni Infantino, CAF President Ahmad, FIFA General Secretary Fatma Samoura, several prominent political figures, football legends and stars of today, giants of entertainment and media owners at the Eko Hotel and Suites for the occasion."
"It also marked the first time that the nation’s football –governing body was organizing an Awards ceremony to reward and inspire the major actors and actresses in the Nigerian Football space," a statement read.