CAF election : NFF drums fresh support for Pinnick

Posted on Feb 24 2017 - 9:54pm by admin

Insists Nigeria deserves govt committee seat

by means of  George Aluo 

The nation’s soccer governing physique, NFF the day before today re echoed her strengthen for Amaju Pinnick, the youthful president of the soccer federation, who’s vying for a spot on the manager board of Confederation of African soccer (CAF).

The NFF board in a liberate made available to the media the day before today entreated Pinnick to now not handiest throng on but ensure that whoever emerges the new CAF president after the election billed for subsequent month in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is a person that may very best offer protection to the nation’s soccer passion.

The NFF commentary which was signed with the aid of the chairman of the Media Committee, Yahaya Kwande mentioned partly. “we’ve charged Pinnick to use his discretion and vote for that candidate who will highest serve Nigeria’s passion during the election. This enhance used to be given in line with the fact that because the NFF President and a member of the CAF Organizing Committee for the Africa Cup of nations he is absolutely in tune with the political play at that level and knows what can be highest for Nigeria.”

The NFF additional mentioned: “The Board spent excellent time discussing the CAF elections and the importance of Nigeria having any individual on the CAF government Committee, considering the massive position that our nation has always been enjoying in peace –keeping and sundry noble packages on the continent.”

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