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Amaju Pinnick NFF president in Cairo for CAF Congress

Pinnick and the NFF Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi arrived Cairo on Tuesday, September 27.

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Amaju Pinnick and Issa Hayatou play Amaju Pinnick and Issa Hayatou (NFF)

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick is already in Cairo for the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Pinnick and the NFF Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi arrived Cairo on Tuesday, September 27 for the Congress which will hold at the Marriot Hotel Zamalek.

CAF Extraordinary General Assembly opens on Thursday, September 29 in Cairo with 2 FIFA seats up for grabs.

CAF’s two vice presidents, Suketu Patel and Almamy Kabele Camara, as well as Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi, are all vying to get the two FIFA seats.

Dr. Mohammed Sanusi play NFF Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi is also in attendance (Savid News)

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The 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 is also on the agenda.

Only member associations are empowered to propose candidacies to the function of CAF President,” article 18.3 of CAF Status reads.

A candidacy to the function of CAF President is valid only if it is supported by at least five member associations.

The candidate with the declaration of support of at least five member associations, a candidate to the function of CAF President must have played an active role in football as an official member of a member association, during four of the last five years preceding the submission of candidacy, and the candidate will have the obligation to go undergo an eligibility check.”

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