CAF election: Ahmad’s victory good for African football – Adelakun

Posted on Mar 23 2017 - 1:49pm by admin

by George Aluo

London based totally Nigerian soccer buff, Tunde Adelakun believes African soccer would revel in a brand new rent of existence with the emergence of Ahmad Ahmad as the new president of Confederation of African soccer ( CAF).

Adelakun who expressed joy over the best way the CAF election went in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia said he’s assured the new leaders of CAF would take the round leather-based sport to the next stage within the continent.

“March 16 is a completely momentous day in the historical past of football in Africa. every situation advantages from trade. and i imagine Africa will be the better for it,” were the phrases of Adelakun moments after the election.

On Amaju Pinnick, Adelakun who’s the manager vice president of latest African Soccer magazine advised soccer stakeholders within the united states of america to rally spherical him in the hobby of the united states of america.

“One may not like Pinnick as an individual, but one factor no one can eliminate from him is his passion for soccer and his want to lift the usual of the sport in Nigeria. So, my appeal is for each stakeholder to beef up him in the pastime of the usa.

“We will have to stop playing politics with Nigerian football. Pinnick is in cost as of late and anyone who really loves the u . s . should reinforce him to prevail. I m chuffed he is in the CAF government committee. it’s a building that will impact positively on Nigerian soccer,” Adelakun stated.

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