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JUST IN: Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) admits Biafra as member

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) has admitted Biafra as on of its member states.

This was announced by Chef Ralph Uwazurike, leader of MASSOB-BIM in a video announcement monitored by MOBIN MEDIA.

Uwazurike, while announcing the development stated that the admission would enable Biafrans have an opportunity to participate in all the football tournaments of member states.

His words “We encourage our youths, both male and female to avail themselves of this great opportunity to showcase their talents and become known in the international community. I have briefed two strongline leaders of the Biafran struggle of this wonderful development.

“I just spoke with Ediabali, Alhaji Asari Dokubo, and I also spoke with Barrister Emeka Emekesiri. They are all happy with new development, and we encourage our people to continue in the path of non violence.

“It may interest you to know that UNPO admitted Biafra because of our stance in non violence, and CONIFA informed us that one of the reasons why they admitted us was because we are members of the UNPO. You can now appreciate the importance of non violence in our struggle.

“We have directed the Biafran Minister of Sports to do the needful. Money and influence has no role to play in the selection of people. What matters here is capability and talent. Every Biafran is allowed to participate. The country to be represented is Biafra. Nobody is the owner owner of Biafra. This achievement has been made by all Biafrrans, and all Biafrans will enjoy it”, Uwazurike stated.

CONIFA, the Confederation of Independent Football Associations, is the football federation for all associations outside FIFA.

CONIFA a global acting non-profit organization that supports representatives of international football teams from nations, de-facto nations, regions, minority peoples and sports isolated territories.

CONIFA was founded on the 7th of June 2013, and organized it’s first World Football Cup in June 2014 in Ostersund, Sweden.

CONIFA has 54 member states before Biafra, and information available to MOBIN MEDIA indicates that the nation of Biafra is the 55th member of the global sports association.

It’s earlier scheduled 2020 World Cup, initially meant to hold in North Macedonia from June, was later cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

It will now be held in Carreiras, in 2021. Biafra is expected to participate in the upcoming tournament.

President Buhari appoints former Super Eagles striker, Daniel Amokachi as Special Assistant on Sports

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles striker and Nigerian Football Ambassador, Daniel Amokachi as the Special Assistant on Sports.

This was confirmed by Buhari’s Special Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmaad.

Ahmaad tweeted: “President Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles striker and Nigerian Football Ambassador, Daniel Amokachi as the Special Assistant on Sports.”

Nigerian entrepreneur becomes first African woman to own a European club

An entrepreneur, Dorothy Nneka Ede, has become the first Nigerian woman to own a European football club after purchasing Lusitano Ginasio Clube, a Portuguese third division side, for an undisclosed amount.According to a statement on Thursday, Ede has secured 100 per cent ownership of the 108-years-old club, which last played in the Portuguese top-flight division in 1966.Lusitano G. C which is fondly known as ‘Erbanários’ which means herbalists were recently promoted to Campeonato de Portugal having been on the brink of extinction in the past two decades.The 2019 Evora FA District Champions will be targeting promotion to higher tiers of the Portuguese championships next season.Lusitano most memorably finished as high as 5th place in the 1956/57 Primeira Liga and reached the semi-finals of the Taça de Portugal twice between 1950-1970 the most successful years in the history of the club.According to a press release, the club said, “After months of negotiations with different entities, an agreement has been reached with Mrs. Nneka Ede, a sports enthusiast and entrepreneur from Nigeria, a country filled with people as passionate and fiery about football as us and which incidentally share the same green and white in their flags, towards the transfer of the ownership of the SAD to the latter that will help us in our mission to take Lusitano to the next level.”Ede in her statement, expressed excitement and hopes this deal will foster the great sporting relationship between the two countries.She said, “I am excited about this opportunity and I hope that this new chapter will deepen the already great sporting relations between Nigeria and Portugal, continue with the rich history of Lusitano club and provide a pathway for young talent to develop and shine through.”