Fresh charge Ahmad, Pinnick to change face of CAF

By TUNDE SHAMSUDEEN
Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical and Development Committee and NFF Executive Board Member, Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, has charged the newly elected CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad, and CAF Exco Member, Amaju Pinnick, to change the state of Africa football from its present unattractive state.

Fresh made the call through his SA Media, Aro Olaoluwa, from Khartoum, Sudan, where he has led the delegation of Rivers United to the 2017 CAF Champions League second round, second leg fixture against Al-Merriekh.

“Let me first salute and congratulate the President of Madagascar Football Association Mr Ahmad Ahmad for the doggedness, having the pertinacity, tenaciousness against the immediate passed President Issa Hayatou. It’s only a courageous being that can achieve such feat despite the antics of Hayatou,” said Fresh.

On the victory of the NFF President Amaju Pinnick, the Niger State Football Association Chairman also praised and appreciates his tenacity, determination to defeat the ‘sugary mouthed’ Anjorin Moucharafou of Benin Republic.

“Let me raise my cap for my President, the newly Executive Member of CAF for not allowing the media noise from his opponent Anjorin Moucharafou affect his goals and ambition. You are truly a focus person, we are behind you any time any day,” he said.

The revered football administrator however advised both the new king of Africa Football Ahmad Ahmad, the new representative of West Africa Zone B, Amaju Pinnick to change the face of CAF by bringing new innovations and ensure the world view their impacts as positives.

Ahmad walked pass the incumbent President with 34 votes as against Hayatou’s 20 Votes.

While the elections into the Executives Committee saw Pinnick strolling in front Moucharafou with 32 as against 17.


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Born July 13, 1965, Fred Edoreh hails from Umeh, Isoko South, Delta State. He attended St. John Primary School, Iselegu, Mater Dei Collage Ashaka, St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Asaba for HSC and graduated in English and Literary Studies at Bendel State University, Ekpoma.
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