CAF election: Bako throws weight behind Pinnick

Posted on Mar 6 2017 - 3:41am by admin

.Urges Hayatou to step down

by means of George Aluo

Veteran broadcaster, Danladi Bako has thrown his weight in the back of the move by way of President of Nigeria football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick to be on govt committee of the Confederation of African soccer ( CAF).
Bako who spoke completely to day by day Sunsports in advance of the CAF March sixteen election in Adis Ababa, Ethiopia was once equally fast in declaring that the NFF president was once proper in queuing in the back of Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad who’s Issa Hayatou’s opponent within the election.
Bako mentioned he was once stunned by using Hayatou’s decision to are trying to find some other time period in administrative center after leading the African soccer governing physique for on the subject of three decades.
He entreated the Cameroonian soccer buff to alter his thoughts and step down honorably fairly than being disgraced on the polls.
“I actually don’t consider why Hayatou wants to hang on after 29 years in energy as CAF president. And this is a man that has no longer in reality performed well on the job, given the face of African football. the one thing Hayatou can existing within the ultimate 29 years was once Africa getting 5 World Cup slots. He has been a failure and i think he has no morale justification to are seeking re election for some other time period,” Bako stated.
the former boss of Nigeria Broadcasting service provider (NBC) additionally took a swipe at the Hayatou loyalists in Nigeria, insisting that the staff of Nigerians in CAF that are rooting for Hayatou don’t mean well for Nigerian football.
“I make daring to assert that Hayatou’s long tenure as CAF president has no longer benefitted Nigeria in anyway. If anything, Hayatou has been unfair to Nigeria as a result of we all know how time and again Eagles were robbed of the Nation’s Cup victory underneath his watch.
those supporting him in Nigeria have also like their grasp not used their position in CAF to lift the standard of the sport within the u . s .. What they’ve been pursuing in CAF were their private agenda which has seen a few of them being banned by way of world soccer governing body, FIFA.”

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