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President Paul Maduakor Proclaims 2024 as the ‘Year of Amputee Football’ in Nigeria

President Paul Maduakor of the Nigerian Amputee Football Federation (NAFF) has officially announced 2024 as the “Year of Amputee Football” in Nigeria, marking a pivotal moment for the sport’s growth and development within the country.

In a press release, President Maduakor extended heartfelt New Year wishes to all Nigerians while highlighting the significance of the upcoming year as a period brimming with opportunity for amputee football in Nigeria. He expressed excitement for the journey ahead and emphasized the vast potential awaiting the NAFF, calling upon corporate entities to join hands in harnessing and leveraging these prospects.

A key highlight on the calendar for the male amputee team is the Amputee Nations Cup scheduled for April in Egypt. This tournament stands as a crucial qualifier for the World Cup, holding immense significance in the team’s pursuit of global recognition. Additionally, Maduakor proudly announced Nigeria’s representation at the inaugural Female Amputee World Cup in Colombia this November, showcasing the expanding scope and inclusivity of Nigerian amputee football.

As the popularity of amputee football continues to soar, President Maduakor urged corporate entities to seize the burgeoning enthusiasm surrounding the sport and become part of its inspiring journey.

President Maduakor expressed gratitude to all supporters of amputee football, inviting them to join in this remarkable journey. “This is the time for you to come and support us, and in the process, there is something for everyone—players, coaches, and board members,” he stated.

Concluding with blessings for the New Year, President Maduakor extended prayers for continued divine guidance and special blessings for all, setting the stage for what promises to be a dynamic and transformative year for amputee football in Nigeria.

About Nigerian Amputee Football Federation (NAFF)

The Nigerian Amputee Football Federation (NAFF) is the governing body for amputee football in Nigeria, dedicated to promoting and developing the sport while advocating for inclusivity and empowerment through football.

Join us in making 2024 the Year of Amputee Football!

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