By Philips Sunday
Ethiopia, (AN24) – Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick, has been elected into the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executive Committee.
In an election conducted on Thursday in Addis –Ababa, Ethiopia, Pinnick polled 32 votes, while his Beninoise counterpart, Anjorin Ayodele Moucharafou garnered 17 votes in the keenly contested election.
Pinnick’s victory means Nigeria is making a return to the highest organ in CAF since Amos Adamu’s exit.
Pinnick (Western Africa Zone B) joins Musa Bility (Liberia and Western Africa Zone A) Faozi Lekjaa (Morocco and Northern African Zone) and Danny Jordaan (South Africa and Southern African zone) as members elected into the CAF Executive Committee.