via George Aluo, Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa is crammed to the brim with football buffs with simply in the future to the CAF Election and fiftieth normal assembly keeping right here within the Ethiopian capital.
curiously the election has been tagged the 2017 political AFCON to be played within the boardroom and now not on the pitch.
many of the lodges right here in the “African capital” has been taken over by using delegates from the fifty three member international locations.
The delegates are having a clean entry into Addis as a different unit “visa on arrival” was once created for CAF delegates at the Bole world airport. but the authorities right here smiled to the banks as every delegate coughed out a 30 dollar visa price. Immigration officers alternatively told daily Sunsports that the visa fee of 30 greenbacks was once just for CAF as different visitors into Ethiopia pay 70 greenbacks.
Accreditation starts offevolved nowadays at Ethiopia Sheraton lodge in advance of vote casting on Thursday.
Incumbent CAF president Issa Hayatou can be slugging it out with Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad in what is predicted to be a tricky fight.
Nigeria’s NFF president Amaju Pinnick can also be contesting to be on the CAF government committee.
The Nigerian delegation here is led by way of Senator Obinna Ogba.