The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has awarded the Economic Right and Transfer Status of Olisa Ndah to Garden City Panthers FC.
The General Secretary of the club, Marilyn Peters, disclosed this in an interview with the newsmen in Ilorin on Friday.
She appealed to clubs in the country not to deal with anyone regarding the transfer of Olisa Ndah.
Peters told newsmen that some persons had in the past illegally transferred the player to Remo Stars on a permanent basis which necessitated why the club approached the NFF to prove the ownership of the player.
She explained that it was this reason the club approached the NFF with relevant documents to prove that Ndah is a bonafide player of Garden City Panthers FC.
Peters explained that the NFF had in a letter dated May 13, 2019 awarded the Economic Right and Transfer Status of the player to Garden City Panthers FC.
The letter was signed by the Assistant Secretary of the NFF Players’ Status/Arbitration Committee, Onoja Joshua on behalf of the General Secretary and the committee’s Secretary, Nasiru Jibril, Remo Stars, Olisa Ndah and the League Management Company were copied for necessary action.
According to Peters, the letter also asked Remo Stars to stop the player from playing for the club but they refused and played the Ndah till the end of the 2018/2019 abridged Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.
The NFF Players’ Status/Arbitration Committee, findings in the letter revealed that Ndah entered into a contract with Garden City Panthers FC and it valid till 2022.
The NFF directed in the letter, that negotiation regarding the transfer of the player must be with Garden City Panthers FC.