Football’s continental ruling body, CAF, has placed a five –year ban from all football –related activities on Mr. Chris Giwa and four other persons who were similarly sanctioned by the Nigeria Football Federation.
In a letter dated 27th May and addressed to the NFF President, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, CAF Secretary General Hicham El Amrani, noted the sanctions earlier placed on the quintet by the NFF Disciplinary Committee on 12th May and said CAF was convinced by the documentation received on the case to extend the ban at the continental level.
“Following your previous correspondence dated May 16th and subsequent exchanges, CAF has well noted the decision of the NFF’s disciplinary committee dated May 12th placing a five (5) year ban from all football related activities for the following people: Chrisopher Giwa, Muazu Suleyman, Yahaya Adama, Sani Fema and Johnson Effiong.
“Following the receipt of the documentation and details on the case, CAF hereby confirms the extension of such sanctions at the continental level.
“Please accept, dear President, our most sincere regards,” wrote El Amrani.