Earlier, Adams Ukwenya, President of NCF said his administration would focus on making Nigeria a full member of ICC.
“Nigeria has played cricket for over a 100 years, we move up the ranked from being an affiliate to associate country in 2002.
” For now, the next direction for us is becoming a full member of ICC. We are glad that the ICC is taking serious interest in our growth at the time that Nigeria wants to become one of the country in ICC.
“The full members in ICC are only 12, two from Africa, and we hope that if we press the right buttons, Nigeria will be the next African nation to be a full member,” he said.
Ukwenya said that the ICC delegation was in Nigeria to look at the state of affairs in cricket and help the country to become a full member of ICC.
He said that becoming a full member nation of ICC would give Niheria direct access to the world cup and other interesting benefits.