‘FIFA’s invitation a recognition of AITEO’s noble role’

NFF President Amaju Pinnick (right) with Aiteo Group DMD Francis Peters

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has described as ‘well –deserved’ FIFA’s invitation of Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of AITEO Group, Mr. Francis Peters to next week’s FIFA Best Football Awards in London.

“The invitation is a recognition of AITEO’s excellent support for Nigerian Football, which continues to expand, and this is an indication of the several possibilities derivable from supporting the game of football. Other corporate organizations should take a cue.

“AITEO Group takes the cake for the way they came in big to back the NFF and Nigerian Football, and our partnership is one that is guaranteed to last for a long time and be mutually beneficial,” Pinnick said yesterday.

After sealing a partnership agreement for sponsorship of salaries of coaches of the various national teams, the leading energy solution company then took over the old FA Cup with a multimillion naira sponsorship, which first edition was successfully concluded with the women’s finale in Jos on Wednesday.

The letter of invitation dated September 27, 2017 and addressed to Mr. Francis Ikena Peters, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of AITEO Group, read, inter alia: “It is our pleasure to invite you to celebrate The Best of the football season in London.

“The second edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards will take the game’s official annual celebration to even greater heights. Players, coaches and fans from around the world are already voting, and on October 23, the greatest names in football will gather for the award show that crowns the top performers of the season.”



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