– Seminar kick off on Thursday
By Segun Jawolusi
Published Wednesday 26th August, 2015
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will this week host a two –day CAF National Club Licensing seminar at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. .
According to Nasiru Jibril, the NFF’s Club Licensing Manager on Tuesday, he declared that the two –day seminar, coming up Thursday, 27 August and Friday, 28 August 2015, will be graced by more than 40 participants and will have four resource persons, among them CAF Club Licensing Manager, Ahmed Harraz.
Other resource persons are George Kasengele (Zambian), Dominique Niyonzima (Burundian) and Anthony Baffoe (Ghanaian).
NFF President Amaju Pinnick, NFF Vice Presidents Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko, NFF General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi will be joined by one representative of the Inspector-General of Police, Chairman of the NFF Medical Committee, NFF Legal Officer, NFF Security Officer, NFF Club Licensing Officer, one representative of the League Management Company and one representative of the States’ Directors of Sports.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has specially invited FIFA Match Commissioner and Instructor, Dr. Bolaji Ojo-Oba and CAF General Coordinator Samson Adamu.
These persons will be joined by at least one representative from each of the 20 clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League, though most of the clubs are sending more than one official.
Topics to be treated at the two –day seminar include ‘Objectives of CAF Club Licensing System,’ ‘National Club Licensing Regulations,’ ‘Key Stakeholders and Process of the System,’ ‘Decision-making Procedure,’ ‘Responsibilities of the License Applicant,’ ‘CAF Club Licensing Sporting Criteria,’ ‘Infrastructure Criteria,’ and ‘CAF Club Licensing Financial Criteria.’