Admin l Thursday, August 25, 2022
ABUJA – The Nigerian Football Federation, NFF has suspended Joseph Ejeh from football activities for one year for bringing the game of football into disrepute.
According to the NFF, the Player Joseph Ejeh was indeed a student/player of Fosla Football Academy from 2011 to date and that the Player’s International Passport and his oral testimony showed and confirmed that the player’s date of birth is 27th November, 1999.
Findings also revealed that the student/player entered into two (2) sets of agreements with Fosla Academy: First, as a minor which terminated in 2018 – the year he finished Secondary Education – and; The second agreement which commenced in 2018 for the sponsorship of his Tertiary Education.
According to the NFF, Fosla Academy secured a remedial admission at Nasarawa State University Keffi for the player and even paid the school fee for the remedial studies; subsequently the player absconded.
It noted ahat as of 2011 when Fosla Academy engaged the student/player, there was no information or document to show that he had any obligation with anybody or Academy and that the agreement entered in 2011 between Fosla Academy and the student/ player, and witnessed by the father of the Player, Simon Joseph was a contract with a minor but that evidence showed that the student/player executed another contract for Sponsorship of Tertiary Education with Fosla Academy when he attained the age of majority.