Glass House Era to End Early 2020, Pinnick Reveals


The Nigeria Football Federation is set to leave their present administrative abode known as the Glass House for a new secretariat, NFF President Amaju Pinnick says.

Pinnick made the revelation to vacate the premises shared by Nigeria’s football governing body with the Federal Road Safety during a media parley in Lagos.

“I want to assure you that the NFF secretariat will relocate to the Sunday Dankaro House before the end of January,” Pinnick stated.

The Sunday Dankaro House is a product of surplus funds gathered by late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s constituted Presidential Taskforce for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Late Yar’Adua had constituted the Taskforce to help the Super Eagles qualify for the first World Cup on African soil by mobilizing funds from philanthropic individuals and corporate bodies.

The Taskforce which was then headed by former governor of Rivers State Rotimi Amaechi decided to channel the surplus of N350million to build a befitting secretariat for the NFF inside the Package B of the MKO Abiola national stadium in Abuja.

The country’s number one football administrator also mentioned Gernot Rohr’s coaching contract with the Super Eagles will be renewed, howbeit with stringent conditions which earlier reported