The Abuja Division of the Appeal Court has ousted the Ibrahim Gusau-led Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Board.

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In Appeal No: CA/ABJ/CV/1006/2022, the court panel, led by Justice Barika and including Justices Okon Abang and Justice Banjoko, invalidated all orders allegedly obtained by deceit on September 29, 2022, for the purported NFF election on September 30 in Benin City, Edo State.

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Harrison Jalla, Chairman of the Task Force, Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria (PFAN), confirmed that the court struck out all processes related to the NFF appeal and ordered their deletion from all court systems.

Parties in the matter were represented by NFF’s Jibrin Okutepa SAN and PFAN TASK FORCE’s Dr. Celsus Ukpong.

The statement warns that any sacked NFF Board member presenting themselves after the ongoing AFCON in Ivory Coast may face criminal contempt proceedings. As of the press time, no official statement from the NFF was available.