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World celebrates Sanusi Muhammed on his birthday.

August 30 2021

Fifa, Caf and the entire football community in Nigeria are celebrating an astute sports administrator, Dr Sanusi Muhammed who added a year to his age.

The Kebbi born son of Sokoto monarch is well regarded as one of the finest sports administrator in Nigeria. can report that Dr Sanusi Muhammed the sponsor of the annual Sanusi Muhammed youth football tournament in Kebbi and Sokoto state has come a long way.

The 57-year-old Sanusi, attended the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto before earning a bachelor’s degree in physical and health education from the Usman dan Fodio University.

He also has a master’s degree from the University of Ibadan and a doctorate degree from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Owner of a certificate in computer education and member of several national and international bodies, Sanusi has garnered tremendous experience in sports administration and management through active roles during the FIFA World Youth Championship Nigeria 1999, Ghana/Nigeria 2000 Africa Cup of Nations, 8th All-Africa Games Organizing Committee, the 2002 and 2006 African Women Championships and the FIFA U-17 World Cup Nigeria 2009.

He also managed the accommodation of Nigerian athletes at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester in 2002.

Presently the president of national body of Colleges of Education Games (NICEGA), Sanusi has written many books, and also has published several papers on sports administration and management in local and international journals.

He resumed at the NFF as Assistant Secretary General (Competitions) in 2007 and was Director of Competitions before his new appointment.

Sanusi was announced as the new General Secretary after the resignation of Barrister Musa Amadu on Wednesday, March  18, 2015

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