Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Mallam Shehu Dikko has revealed that the new FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, is set to visit Nigeria, after he held discussions with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick, in Mexico at the ongoing world football governing body congress.
Mallam Shehu Dikko said: “I want to let Nigerians know that the NFF President had a chat with Infantino during the current Fifa Congress in Mexico and he praised the development of football in Nigeria and also commended the federation for attracting the La Liga to partner with our league”.
He also added that, “He immediately told NFF boss that he would like to come to Nigeria so that he can also see areas in which he could be of assistance to Nigerian football. He said he would come very soon”.
Infantino was elected president of FIFA during the 2016 FIFA Extraordinary Congress on February 26.