FIFA president mourns late Falcons coach

ntiero effiomPresident of world football-governing body, FIFA, Mr. Sepp Blatter, has expressed his deepest sympathy to Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, over the death of former Super Falcons Head Coach, Mr. Ntiero Effiom.

In a letter addressed personally to Maigari, Blatter noted that late Effiom was “an outstanding coach and will be remembered for his various accomplishments and the contributions he made to the women’s game in Nigeria.

“Allow me on behalf of FIFA and the worldwide family of football, to extend my deepest condolences to the football community of Nigeria, and most importantly to his family, friends and loved ones.

“We hope that in some way, our words of support may help bring a little bit of peace and solace in this time of sadness.”