- By Akeem Busari
The Nigeria Football Federation has been tasked to ensure that the U-23 national team is adequately prepared for the football event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
This charge was made during an exclusive interview by Prince Efemena Elutabe, the President of Lagos based non league side, Freestan football club.
According to him, the NFF must not be distracted by any issue at this crucial period.
"l acknowledge the different challenges facing the NFF, Elutabe said." that should rather spur them towards greater achievements, particularly, with the Olympic games.
"The NFF must ensure that the U-23 national team is well prepared. Since the Super Eagles have failed to qualify for the Nations Cup, all Nigerians are eagerly looking forward to Samson Siasia and his boys to put smiles back on their faces, " the businessman cum football entrepreneur stated.
He further admonished the football body to encourage and support the programmes of Siasia for the team.
" l know Samson Siasia to be a meticulous and hardworking tactician. However, the NFF and its technical department must ensure there is a faultless synergy with the team, "he added conclusively.