Nigerian doctor become new FIFA Doping Control Officer
Ayodeji Olarinoye, former Nigerian U-17 football the medical doctor, has been appointed as the new FIFA Doping Control Officer.
University of Ilorin bulleting says on Tuesday that a former graduate of the school , Mr Olarinoye become the new FIFA Doping Control Officer.
According to the bulleting, Olarinoye is a member of American College of Sports Medicine and British Association of Sports and Exercise medicine.
Olarinoye will join FIFA medical team responsible for safe and healthy participation in football after several training in the field.
According to the bulletin, Olarinoye was nicknamed NFA during his undergraduate days due to his love for football.
“The 38 years old is the son of a retired civil servant and former Head of the International Department of Nigeria Football Federation in 1990’s, Dr. Steve Olarinoye.
” Dr Olarinoye was honoured in 2015 by the Nigeria Medical Association for his dedication to duty and special interest in the field of Sports Medicine.
“He is currently running a programme in Sports and Exercise Medicine in Cardiff, Uk.”