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AFCON 2019 Will Be Smooth – CAF

1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), who is also the President of AFCON Organizing Committee, Amaju Pinnick has assured that the continental football –ruling body is doing everything within its power to ensure that the 32nd Africa Cup finals holding in Egypt this summer is a

EFCC To Begin Corruption Investigation Of Pinnick, Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commision is to investigate and take necessary action against Mr Pinnick Amaju Melvin, Mallam Shehu Dikko and three other top board members of the Nigeria Football Federation. This follows a petition it received from a former National team Coach, James Peters on May 4, 2018 with

FIFA appoints Pinnick into Organising Committee for Competitions

World football –ruling body, FIFA, has named the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, into one of its most important committees – the Organising Committee for Competitions. Hitherto, the world body had different committees for organization of its several competitions, including the FIFA World Cup, FIFA Confederations Cup,

NFF struggling with ‘bad press’

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is lamenting several negative stories in the media which it claims has scared investors away. President Amaju Pinnick and the 2nd Vice President/LMC Chairman, Mallam Shehu Dikko on Tuesday tackled several issues that have been raised persistently, and even most recently in Nigerian Football, insisting that

‘Pinnick never filled form for FIFA Council’

The Nigeria Football Federation has reacted a story in an African football website claiming that the Confederation of African Football has rejected the nomination of NFF President Amaju Pinnick for a seat on the FIFA Council (formerly known as FIFA Executive Committee). NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi, categorically stated that at

CAF rejects Pinnick’s nomination for FIFA Council seat

The Confederation of African Football has rejected the nomination of Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick for a seat at the FIFA Council. Ahead of the election into the FIFA Council on September 29, CAF shortlisted seven candidates, with no Nigerian represented. On the shortlist are Almamy Kabele Camara (Guinea); Suketu Patel

NFF says it remain focused on Russia 2018 ticket

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, said on Monday that his administration remains very much focused on giving the Super Eagles the maximum support to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. While acknowledging that failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (second