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Australia 2019: MAN Kicks Start Preparation For WMF World Cup

Minifootball Association of Nigeria (MAN) has officially kick started preparations for Team Nigeria ahead of the WMF World Cup holding in Perth, Australia from 1st to 11th Oct, 2019.

At the all-important board meeting held in Abuja yesterday a committee to draw up structures and modalities for the hosting of the 2nd edition of the AMC African Nations Cup and the National Minifootball League, NML was equally inaugurated.

The President of MAN, Andy Elerewe, who chaired the occasion, urged committee members to show commitment and dedication towards the actualization of the terms of reference.

It would be recalled, that Nigeria was among the 6 countries that qualified for the 3rd edition of the WMF World cup after a tough qualification games at the Nation Cup in Lybia in May 2018. Nigeria was also awarded the hosting right for the 2nd edition of the AMC Nations Cup after submitting bid alongside South Africa.

The 8 man World Cup Committee is chaired by the Sec Gen of the Association, Zira Emmanuel with other members, including four board members of MAN and three members from the Media, would be sponsor by the federal ministry of sport.

The committee members are Yakubu D. Fada, Emmanuel Zira, Abiodun Animashaun, Adekoya A. Davids and Paul Igwe as they are expected to set up modalities for preparations locally and liasing with WMF LOC Australia.

The LOC for the AMC Nations Cup is chaired by the President while all zonal coordinators serve as members.

Due to the limited time, the President gives a month deadline for all committee members to report back to the house.

Zonal Coordinators of MAN have equally been given the mandate to set up state chapters within their various states.

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