The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has congratulated foremost Journalist, prolific author and respected Diarist, Kunle Solaja, for being honoured on Tuesday by the world football governing body, FIFA, in Doha, Qatar.
Its General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi, said the federation was proud to celebrate Solaja, for the honour bestowed on him by FIFA, stressing that Solaja, who had attended ten editions of World Cup finals, was competent, diligent and passionate about his trade.
Solaja, alongside eighty-one other Journalists of repute, who had attended and reported at nearly a score of the quadrennial global football fiesta and other glamour tournaments, were awarded certificates of achievement and a replica of the World Cup trophy each, presented by Brazilian legend, Ronaldo.
The former Sports Editor of Concord Newspapers and the Guardian Newspapers, also presently, the chief executive of online sports publication, www.sportsvillagesquare.com, was honoured alongside South African Journalist, Mark Gleeson.
The certificates of achievement were jointly signed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino and President of International Sport Press Association, AIPS, Gianni Merlo.