NFF election: Amaju Pinnick Re-elected

Amaju Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick was on Thursday afternoon, reelected the president of Nigeria Football Federation.

Amaju Pinnick polled 34 votes to outclass the trio of Aminu Maigari, Taiwo Ogunjobi and Chinedu Okoye at the NFF general election.

Alhaji Aminu Magari got eight votes; Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi got two votes while Chinedu Okoye did not have any vote.

In all, 44 delegates from states football federation and other bodies including coaches, referees associations and players unions, participated in the election which took place in Katsina State.

The chairman of the Electoral committee for the election, Muhammed Katu announced the results.

FIFA representatives, Luca Piazza and Solomon Mudege were among football chiefs who witnessed the election.

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Nigerian Football Federation First vice chairmen, Seyi Akinwunmi was re-elected into the NFF board.

Ahmed Fresh and Yahaya Kwande were also re-elected in the executive board of the NFF as representatives from the North Central.

Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau also emerged winner for the post of chairman of Chairmen unopposed following the withdrawal of Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah from the race.

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