By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick according to a close source of www.kick442.com has shown support for South African Billionaire and president of Mamelodi Sundowns, Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe, in his bid to become the next Confederation of African Football, CAF President.
This was further confirmed by the South Africa Football Association (SAFA) President, Danny Jordaan.
Danny Jordaan says that Nigeria has already prepared its official letter of support for Motsepe.
Danny says he has been talking to Pinnick for quite some time, about the bid. He says Nigeria was the first country, besides SAFA, to prepare an official letter of nomination.
Botswana and Sierra Leone have also done the same.
Amaju Pinnick who was touted to also contest for the race according to this development might not be contesting for the CAF top post.
This Pan African news portal had earlier reported that South African Billionaire and president of Mamelodi Sundowns, Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe, is set to declare his interest in the African football’s top job.
The 58-year-old businessman with a net worth of $2.4 Billion has finalized formalities to enter the race.
Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe, is the third candidate in the race, following the likes of incumbent Ahmad Ahmad from Madagascar and Ivorian administrator, Jacques Anouma.
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