President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member,Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick will be a special guest at the Final Match ofthe European Championship at the Wembley Stadium in London on Sunday.
Pinnick, who is also a Member of both the Emergency Committee and theExecutive Committee of the Confederation of African Football, has beenhanded an invitation as a VVIP Guest and will be seated alongside MrGianni Infantino (President of FIFA), Mr Aleksandr Ceferin (Presidentof UEFA), Prince Charles and some other distinguished members ofglobal football’s upper crust at the famous Wembley.
Sunday’s final promises an interesting spectacle between England’sThree Lions – who have not won a major trophy since 1966 – and Italy’sSquadra Azzurri, who have four World Cup titles but have not won theEuropean Championship since 1968.
The countdown to Sunday’s contest has been spiced by a special messagefrom Queen Elizabeth to Head Coach of the Three Lions, GarethSouthgate, in which she made reference to the 1966 FIFA World Cuptriumph.
On 30th July 1966, in front of over 96,000 spectators, England beatGermany 4-2 after extra time and Captain Bobby Moore climbed oldWembley’s 39 steps to receive the coveted trophy from the Queen.
Pinnick joins Infantino, Ceferin, Prince Charles at Euro 2020 final in Wembley Nigeria Football Federation (thenff) Official Website.