Federation of International Football Association President, Gianni Infantino and Secretary-General, Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura, on Sunday, arrived Abuja, Nigeria on a two–day working visit.
The duo, accompanied by a couple of aides, were received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by the Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, members of the NFF Board and Management, and a host of other prominent figures in Nigerian football.
Infantino and Samoura, led by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung and Pinnick, will pay a courtesy call on President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa.
Seventeen FA presidents from other African countries are already in Nigeria to join the NFF in welcoming the FIFA chieftains.
Infantino and Samoura are scheduled to be guests at an Under-13 exhibition football match at the National Stadium, before attending a corporate dinner with a legion of Nigeria’s political heavyweights and captains of industry at the Transcorp Hilton tomorrow.
The FIFA President will fly back to Switzerland on Monday, while the Secretary General will depart Nigeria on Tuesday.