The National Association of Nigerian Footballers, NANF, has thrown its weight behind the Chairman of League Management Company, Mallam Shehu Dikko who escaped abduction by men suspected to be security agents on arrived from Zambia at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja.
Dikko was accosted by two men who attempted to arrest him.
The football players union is therefor pleading with Nigerian to support Dikko, whom had taken Nigerian football to higher heights.
Meanwhile, the National Association of Nigerian Footballers also claimed the recovery of millions of Naira supposedly accruing to footballers and clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League.
The money which is part of the broadcast rights for the NPFL was recovered with the help of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.
According to interim President of NANF, Larry Kubeinje,, the money, which is still in the custody of the EFCC, will be shared to clubs.
The clubs will in turn pay players, coaches among others the backlog of monies owed them.