Adesanya appointed NNL Chief Operating Officer

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed Emmanuel Adesanya as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Nigeria National League (NNL).

Adesanya takes over from Lawrence Katken, who has concluded the mandatory 35 years in service.

Adesanya, has put in over 25 years of great service to Nigeria football, where he has served in various capacity.

He was one time the inaugural Secretary of the Nigeria Women League, and one time Secretary of the Nigeria U-20 national team, the Flying Eagles to FIFA World Cup in Holland in 2005, where Nigeria lost to Lionel Messi-led Argentine team in the finals.

The seasoned football administrator had successfully handled some department in the NFF among them are Head of Africa Inter Clubs and head Aiteo Cup.

His appointment came at a time when the NNL need a capable hand to turn around the league and make it more vibrant, and also lift the second tier of the Nigeria league to an enviable height.

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