NFF To Decide The Next Line Of Action Over Obasi, Ideye Bribe Allegations

NFF Obasi Ideye Bribe Allegations

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has described the allegation of bribe for a slot in the Super Eagles as a global embarrassment to the country, revealing that the federation is, however, waiting for formal complaints and petition from the players that made the allegations.

Some ex-Internationals, especially Chinedu Obasi Ogbuke and Brown Ideye and some others, had recently raised allegations of how certain persons in the Super Eagles coaching crew and the federation demanded ‘settlement’ before they could be included in the 2014 FIFA World Cup final team list

Reacting to the allegations, the General Secretary of the federation, Mohammed Sanisu, told Daily Sunsports  that the allegation humiliated Nigeria’s image globally.

He further noted that the federation’s board has the sole authority to decide the next line of action over the complaints, adding that the secretariat was however waiting for official petitions from the ex-internationals to decide on the next line of action.

The General Secretary went on to lament how saddening it was that they accused those the dead.

“Why did they not make the allegations when those people were alive? The ugly side of the allegation is that they have given the country bad name.

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“I am not saying that it is not their right to expose incident if actually happened, but my concern is that they should be civilised in the way they went about it.”

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Oseg Hale

Written by Oseg Hale

Oseg has been a writer since 2013. His passion for helping people in all aspects of sports flow through in the expert coverage he provides in writing for GoalBall.

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