Cairo - NFF President Amaju Pinnick and Secretary General
Mohammed Sanusi have arrived in Cairo for Thursday’s Extraordinary General
Assembly of the Confederation of African Football.
The Extraordinary General Assembly, to be addressed by CAF
President, Alhaji (Dr.) Issa Hayatou, will take place at the imposing Marriott
Hotel Zamalek in Cairo’s city centre.
Among items on the agenda is the election of two additional
African members to the FIFA Council (formerly known as FIFA Executive
Committee), as well as a proposal by the Football Federation of Djibouti for
the modification of article 18.3 of CAF Statutes regarding the candidacy to the
Presidency of CAF.
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CAF’s two vice presidents, Suketu Patel and Almamy Kabele
Camara, as well as Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi, are among those in the
race for the two slots to the FIFA Council.
that the Nigeria Football Federation described as no more than tales by
moonlight, a report in an African football website that NFF President Amaju
Pinnick came close to being impeached at the board’s meeting in July.
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- News24 Nigeria