Former Olympic Gold-medallist to stand Presidency election!

Tijani Babangida, former Super Eagles sensation is favourite to clinch the topmost position in the National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers (NANPF). In the elective congress scheduled for Tuesday in Abuja at the Sheraton Hotel Area 3, Babangida will square up with another formidable opponent, Ashifat Olayinka Sulyman for the position. The Kaduna-based former Eagles winger is however heavily backed by his former teammates Victor Ikpeba, Garba Lawal, Kanu Nwankwo, Taribo West, Daniel Amokachi and Austin Okocha.

Image result for Tijani babangidaClement Temile and Etta Egbe will slug it out for the position of Vice President while Golbe Elisha is the sole candidate for the position of 2nd Vice President.
Super Eagles team co-ordinator Patrick Pascal is favoured to win the position of Financial Secretary with Joshua Kator also vying for the same position.
Enema Fuludu who lost out in the Delta State House of Assembly in the primary election will slug it out with Ben Nwosu for the position of Treasurer.

Image result for Tijani babangidaBabangida while chatting with the press, said his mission is the rebrand the association and make it more attractive for sponsors to partner with them.
He said players welfare will be taken seriously and also ensure that clubs respect contracts of the players.


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