Pinnick Leads Drive For Billion-Dollar Infrastructural Lifeline For African Football


President of the Nigeria Football Federation and Member of the CAF Emergency Committee, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick was the pivot of a crucial meeting in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan on Tuesday as the Confederation of African Football set into action the push for a $1billion lifeline for wholesale revamp of football infrastructure on the African continent.

The NFF supremo, recently elected into world football’s highest decision –making organ, FIFA Council, was in eminent company with the the the President of world football –governing body FIFA, Mr. Gianni Infantino, and the President of CAF, Dr. Patrice Motsepe as they paid a visit to the President of African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina in Abidjan.

“It was a very important meeting, as we started the push for our objective of raising $1billion to change the face of football infrastructure in Africa. You will recall that the CAF President made a statement regarding the need to raise this money for the sake of…

Source: Complete Sports