Nigerian Football Federation President commits to Soccerex Seminar Lagos
29 Jun 2012
Soccerex is proud to announce that the President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Alhaji Aminu Maigari has confirmed he will be attending the Soccerex Seminar Lagos, 27 – 28, September. He will be delivering a keynote speech as part of the opening session entitled Football in West Africa. The session already includes the Chairman of the Lagos State Football Association, Seyi Akinwunmi and President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi.
The Nigerian Football Federation was formed in 1945 and became affiliated with CAF in 1959 and FIFA in 1960. As of 2008 it organises three leagues and five cup competitions. Alhaji Aminu Maigari stated: “This is a landmark achievement that should be celebrated considering what Soccerex has been doing in the area of business for the past one and a half decades. The NFF is encouraging all efforts and endeavours geared towards promoting the game and making Nigerian football a bigger brand than it ever was.”
The Soccerex Seminar Lagos will deliver a conference agenda exploring current football business topics in West Africa and will gather speakers from regional rights holders, governing bodies and agencies along with internationally-renowned personalities to debate key issues such as youth development, doing business in West Africa, lifecycle of an African player and football’s social responsibility.
Following this recent addition to the growing line-up of senior speakers Duncan Revie, CEO of Soccerex added “We’re delighted to have the support of the Nigerian Football Federation and view this is a seamless continuation of our fruitful relationship with the Lagos State Football Association. The aim of the Soccerex Seminar Lagos is to develop football in West Africa. Having the Nigerian Football Federation and the Lagos State Football Association on board is crucial and will only contribute towards that development. Lagos and Nigeria will be welcoming the world of football with open arms this September.”
For more information on the Soccerex Seminar Lagos please go to www.soccerex.com/lagos