NFF frees Giwa FC players

Published on: 21 June 2016

The Nigeria Football Federation has issued a provisional clearance to all players of Giwa FC, who have been expelled from the Nigerian league. The clearance though is temporary as the players are to return to the Jos club at the end of the season.

A letter to the Chairman of the League Management Company signed by the NFF General Secretary,  Mohammed Sanusi, on Monday, stated, “Based on the LMC’s expulsion of the club from the Premier League and the NFF ratification of the same measure and with special reference to article 14 & 23 of the FIFA regulations on the status and transfer of players, all players of Giwa FC as pronounced by the LMC and the NFF Disciplinary Committee are free to provisionally register for any club of their choice till the end of the 2015/2016 football season.

“Note also that, all the players are to return to the management of Giwa FC after the last match of the 2015/2016 league season.”