JUST IN: FIFA Reacts To Re-election Of Amaju Pinnick As NFF President
Nigeria Sport News 21st September, 2018: The world football governing body boss has hailed the 45-year-old for securing a landslide victory at Thursday’s NFF Elective Congress in Katsina.
Fifa president Gianni Infantino has congratulated Amaju Pinnick following his victory in the presidential election of the Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday.
Pinnick was re-elected for another four-year term as the NFF president after defeating Aminu Maigari, Taiwo Ogunjobi and Chinedu Okoye with 34 votes at the NFF Elective Congress held in Katsina.
In the letter addressed to the NFF and copied to the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Infantino congratulated Pinnick and the other executive members who were elected and wished them the best of luck for the challenges ahead.
“Dear Pinnick, allow me to extend to you my warmest congratulations on your re-election as President of the NFF for the 2018 – 2022 period, at today’s NFF Elective Congress in Katsina State.
“Also convey my congratulations to all your colleagues of the Executive Committee who were elected with you.
“I wish you and your team the best of luck, strength and every success for all the challenges that lie ahead.
“I look forward to continuing to work with you and seeing you soon to congratulate you in person,” Infantino said.
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