The Nigeria Football Federation has set up a special COVID-19 task force charged with the responsibility of working with the various League bodies to monitor compliance with the COVID-19 protocols by all football clubs at all levels of the Leagues, among other responsibilities.
Chairman of the NFF Security Committee and Member of the Organising Committee for the African Nations Championship (CHAN), Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau heads the task force, which has medical practitioners: Dr Kweku Tandoh, Dr Nekwu Okolugbo, Dr Rotimi Ogungbe and Dr Babatunde Akinbinu as members.
Chairman of the Rivers State Football Association and former Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Barrister Chris Green, is also a member of the task force that will as well recommend an effective and efficient way of verifying COVID-19 test reports submitted by all football clubs and officials at League venues.
The committee is to ensure all football clubs in the various leagues have received the COVID-19 protocols guidelines for the re-opening of contact sports developed by the FMYSD in collaboration with the PTF and the NCDC while working with the various League bodies, to monitor compliance with the protocols by all the football clubs at all levels of the Leagues.
The committee will provide a report every two weeks to the NFF Football Committee and the NFF Medical Committee through the Office of the NFF general secretary as stated in the terms of reference.