NFF President, Amaju Pinnick will fly to Zurich, Switzerland on Tuesday to attend the inaugural meeting of the Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions, happening at the home of FIFA on Wednesday.
Pinnick was in January appointed a member of the 2nd most necessary committee in world football (after the FIFA Council), which also has the Presidents of three Confederations (UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin; Oceania President, David Chung and Asia boss, Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa).
The Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions changed the plethora of organising committees for FIFA’s competitions, viz FIFA World Cup, FIFA ladies’s World Cup, FIFA Confederations Cup, FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA U-20 women’s World Cup, FIFA U-17 World Cup, FIFA U-17 girls’s World Cup, FIFA club World Cup, FIFA Futsal World Cup and the FIFA seashore Soccer World Cup.
At its 66th Congress in Mexico metropolis on twelfth – 13th may 2016, and in keeping with the revised FIFA Statutes that came into power on twenty seventh April 2016, the variation of the standing committees was once reviewed, slicing the quantity from 26 to 9.
the new edition has most effective the next committees: Governance, Finance, building, Member Associations, Referees, avid gamers’ standing, soccer Stakeholders, clinical, Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions.
The Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions is headed by UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin and the tenure of members is for 2017-2021.
consistent with the brand new FIFA reforms, each proposed member of any of the committees was once made to head through an integrity take a look at performed by using a couple of enterprises of worldwide relevance and stature.
Pinnick, who past served on the Organising Committee for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, is vice president of WAFU B and Member of the executive Committee of Confederation of African football.