The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has absolved itself of complicity in the failure of the organisers of Thursday’s international friendly between the Super Eagles and Teranga Lions of Senegal in London to stream the match live to Nigerians.
NFF’s Director of Media and Communications, Ademola Olajire explained on Friday that the task of having the game put up on livestream, as well as other details like TV production and stadium readiness, was entirely that of the organisers – Eurodata Sport.
However, the match organisers, Jairo Pachon of Eurodata Sport has accepted blame.
“We have perfected the plan to upload onto a link and then make it public, where people can go and enjoy the full match. What happened was unfortunate but it was a technical issue that nobody could rectify at the time,” Pachon told thenff.com.