Pinnick’s FIFA Appointment, Massive Political Gain For Nigeria- NFF Scribe, Mohammed


General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Sanusi Mohammed says Amaju Pinnick’s election victory into the FIFA Council is a massive political achievement for Nigeria.

Recall that Pinnick defeated incumbent member, Walter Nyamilandu of Malawi by 43 to 8 to step into the exalted 37-member FIFA Council.

However, speaking in an interview with NAN, Sanusi stated that Pinnick’s emergence will also serve as a great benefit for Africa in terms of improving the standard of the round leather game.

He noted that if there is any special consideration to be given to member nations, Nigeria will be among the first to be considered due to Pinnick’s presence in the FIFA council.

“The victory of the president of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick is not only for him but for Nigeria and all Nigerians.

“It means a lot to us because to have representation in the FIFA Council means so much to football administration and I know that Amaju Pinnick being who he is will do…

Source: Complete Sports