By Johnny Edwad:
The leadership imbroglio in Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) could be decided today (Today) at the Federal High Court in Jos after the case received an adjournment on Monday reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Amaju Pinnick and Chris Giwa have been in a running battle for the past four years on who is the recognised President of the NFF.
The Jos City court stated Monday that it will sit on August 1 for hearing of the motion to vacate its previous orders granting recognition to Giwa to lead the NFF while invalidating the process that brought in Pinnick as the soccer governing body’s president.
Pinnick is the recognized President of the NFF by FIFA and incidentally, he is also the Vice-president of the Confederation of African Football while Giwa is not recognised by FIFA as he is serving a ban.
He also lost the case with Pinnick at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which is the highest adjudicator in sporting matters.
Pinnick’s lawyers had filed a counter-motion to dismiss the orders, and the court adjourned till August 1, for hearing of their plea.
The four year-old case is expected to be resolved at the Federal High Court in Jos, Plateau State today after several adjournments.
The Federal High Court in Jos will pass a verdict on the court case involving Amaju Pinnick and Chris Giwa who have been in a running battle on who is the recognised President of the Nigerian Football Federation for the past four years.
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