FIFA World Cup: NFF Negotiates New Contract With Nike

FIFA World Cup: NFF Negotiates New Contract With Nike

Reports have it that the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) is right now in contact with technical sponsors, Nike over a new deal.

The fresh contract is estimated to be agreed and signed before the Super Eagles play their first game next month at the 2018 World Cup.

Guardian Newspaper quoted an anonymous source, who disclosed that both the NFF and Nike are happy with their relationship.

FIFA World Cup: NFF Negotiates New Contract With Nike

“Both sides have been talking and our teams are almost concluding the draft. The target is to conclude the deal and sign before the World Cup starts and that is very possible now given the level of work already done.

“A lot of events are usually lined up immediately after the World Cup and we all agree that it is best to work things out now.

“And we are very positive that the final result will make a lot of positive impact on the brand Super Eagles and the fortunes of the team and Nigeria as a country at the World Cup.

“It’s all very good. I am not sure we have ever had the kind of package we are getting this time,” the source said.

Nigeria will be opening her 2018 World Cup campaign on June 16 against Croatia in Kaliningrad.

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