From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja
NFF President, Amaju Pinnick mentioned the financial challenges facing the soccer federation would end quickly, thanks to his recent CAF electoral victory.
Amaju who spoke the day before today in Abuja disclosed that the soccer federation was on the verge of getting new sponsors. This, he noted, was a right away fall out of his electoral victory in CAF.
Amaju was remaining month elected a member of the CAF govt committee, even as his Madagascan ally, Ahmad Ahmad ousted previous war horse, Issa Hayatou as CAF president.
“My victory is going to liberate Nigerian soccer. As we speak, sponsors are already falling over each different to establish with the NFF. My victory is simply a brand new daybreak for Nigerian soccer,” Amaju said.
persevering with the NFF president stated: “ The Chairman, advertising and marketing Committee of NFF has started having collection of meetings with some corporations that wish to do business with us.
“I wish to assure you that things are taking a look very good with my victory. corporations are pouring in as a result of no person expected that the victory will come. For me the victory was a turning level and we’re going to latch on it to change things. I m chuffed the nation’s industry moguls are beginning to determine with us. Dangote has congratulated me. Otedola has known as to felicitate with me. That shows we are heading in the right direction.”
Commenting on the ride to the CAF seat, Pinnick stated: “the primary persons I spoke with when I started this ride had been Shehu Dikko and my basic Secretary. all of us believed that it was once a mission possible that we need a Nigerian to be within the CAF government Committee. it’s new vista and channel that will help increase our soccer.
“I thank the executive Committee of NFF and the Federal govt for endorsing my candidacy. The election used to be capital intensive as a result of I travelled to over 35 countries. I thank the governors of Delta, Lagos, Edo and move River. The DG NIMASA, the ministry of Petroleum, my brother and friend, the CBN governor for his or her contributions.