Relief as NFF pays 27 coaches, hails Aiteo

The Nigeria Football Federation said on Tuesday it had paid 27 coaches their  outstanding salaries.

The NFF praised its partner  Aiteo Group, which is bankrolling the salaries of national team coaches, for  assisting the federation.

Spokesman for the NFF Ademola Olajire in a statement  listed the coaches as Salisu Yusuf, Alloy Agu, Fatai Amoo, David Ngodigha, Ann Chiejine, Bala Mohammed, Kabiru Baleria, Emeka Amadi, Peter Dedevbo, Toyin Ayinla, Wemimo Oni, Auwal Bashir and  Manu Garba. Others are Bala Nikyu, Lateef Yusuf, Nduka Ugbade, Jolomi Alli, Ernest Salolomo, Queen  Akpan, Adamu  Ejo, Godwin Okon, Justin Madugu, Gidado Usman, Florence Omagbemi, Perpetua Nkwocha, Emmanuel Amuneke and  Christopher Danjuma.

The NFF 2nd Vice-president Shehu Dikko, who is also Chairman of the NFF Sponsorship, Marketing and Television Advisory Committee, told thenff.com  that from the first tranche (about N100m)  of payment received  by the federation from the energy solution company was  used in offsetting   the outstanding salaries of  the  coaches.

Dikko added that  the Super Eagles coach  Gernot Rohr had also been paid. Punch

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