By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
FIFA Licence agent and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Reigns Soccer Agency, Olawale onipede has showered encomiums on President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick after he won his election into the FIFA Council.
On Friday in Rabat, Morocco Pinnick won a seat in the highest decision-making organ in world football.
The former Delta Football Association boss attained the exalted seat after defeating his only rival, incumbent Walter Nyamilandu of Malawi by 43 votes to 8 at the Congress held inside the Royal Ballroom of the Sofitel Hotel in Morocco’s administrative capital.
It gives me Joy and gladness Olawale” Congratulations to Amaju Pinnick, his victory in the CAF Elections is well deserved as he’s a round peg in a round hole.
“I want him to use this new challenge to bring more development into Nigeria’s football and its domestic league which of course is the foundation of our football Also to Africa development general to a greater level.
Pinnick will be the third Nigerian to have to represent us in Fifa Council member.
I am using this medium to charge Pinnick up that ” Only those in position faces opposition ” so you must be prepared and ready for it.
“And in Africa, the round leather game must have a new face as his ideas and that of others in the CAF Executive would help charge a new course for the game.”
Recall that Four of Pinnick’s five rivals, Lamin Kaba Bajo (The Gambia), Wallace Karia (Tanzania), Nick Mwendwa (Kenya), and Andrew Kamanga (Zambia) threw in the towel before the vote and opted to back the Nigerian.
Reigns Soccer Agency office in Lisbon Portugal And Nigeria wish you success in your new role.
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