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Soccer News of Tuesday, 21 June 2022


Abducted former NFA General Secretary regains freedom

Ahmed Sani Toro Ahmed Sani Toro

Former General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Association, Ahmed Sani Toro has been freed by his abductors.

Mr. Toro was kidnapped on Saturday, June 18 together with the former assistant coach of the Golden Eaglet, Garba lliya, and Isa Jah on their return from the wedding of the son of former NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari.

A source close to the family of the ex-NFA General Secretary reported that the kidnappers contacted the family to demand a hefty sum of N150m.

It is still not clear whether the families paid a ransom for their release.

Ahmed Sani Toro spent six years in his role at what is now known as the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) between 1993 and 1999.