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FIFA ‘Receives’ Pinnick Back to Football Family


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FIFA, the apex of World football -ruling body, has formally ‘received’ the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick back to the fold of its elite Football Family, following Pinnick’s re-election as NFF President at the Elective Congress in Katsina on 20th September.

This is a tradition after every member of a FIFA committee is elected or re-elected into position in his country’s FA or confederation, states the NFF official website.

At the meeting of one of FIFA’s most influential panels in Zurich, Switzerland on Monday, 1st October 2018 (Organizing Committee for FIFA Competitions, of which Pinnick is member), the Nigerian received a special thumbs-up from FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

On Sunday, 30th September 2018, PInnick was formally inaugurated as 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football, taking his place beside CAF President Ahmad at the 12th CAF Extra-Ordinary General Assembly in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

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Written by Prince Simeon

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