Amaju Pinnick Gets FIFA Role

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FIFA has appointed the Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick to its Organising Committee for Competitions.

Pinnick, who is a member of the CAF Organising Committee for the Africa Cup of Nations, was a member of the Organising Committee for the FIFA U20 World Cup.

In a letter of appointment dated January 18 signed by FIFA General Secretary Fatma Samoura, the world body congratulated the NFF boss on his appointment.

The FIFA Organising Committee for Competitions is headed by the President of the Union of European Football Associations Aleksander Ceferin.

Pinnick, a former Delta State Football Association chairman and Delta State Sports Commission boss, is also a candidate for the CAF Executive Committee election in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on March 16.