NFF president Amaju Pinnick absolves self of U-23 Rio Olympics embarrassment, blames NOC

NFF president Amaju Pinnick absolves self of U-23 Rio Olympics embarrassment, blames NOC

After the news of Nigeria’s U-23 Olympic football team aka Dream Team being stranded in the United States broke, Nigerians took to social media to blast the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for failing in their responsibility.

NFF president Amaju Pinnick absolves self of U-23 Rio Olympics embarrassment, blames NOC

President of the NFF Amaju Pinnick in a series of tweets distanced himself from the saga and rather blamed the National Organizing Committee for the series of events that left the Eagles team stuck and unable to enter Brazil for their first match at the Rio Olympics coming up in a less than 36 hours. Sources said their chartered flight was rejected due to a delay in receiving funds by the airline.