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Friday, 21 August 2015

NFF chairman, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick gets FIFA appointment



The chairman if Nigeria football federation,Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has been appointed as a member of  FIFA U-20 World Cup organising committee. Before his appointment as NFF chairman, he  served for eight years as Chairman of the Delta State Football Association, and also served as Chairman of the Delta State Sports Commission  

Excerpts from the letter.....
“We are very pleased to inform you that you have been appointed as a member of the Organizing Committee for the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Please accept our sincere congratulations on this nomination.
“We wish you success and enjoyment in this role at FIFA and look forward to welcoming you soon in Zurich.”

 Reacting to his appointmrnt,Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick said it is an applause of Nigeria footballapplause of Nigeria football......
“I have always maintained that our country is too big to be a silent member of the international football community. This appointment is to the applause of Nigeria football, not myself as a person.
“This will certainly encourage our efforts home and abroad to project Nigeria football positively. I insist: Nigeria has the quantity and quality of population to excel in several areas of endeavor globally.”
The 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup finals will be staged in Korea Republic.
Pinnick, who is also Member of the CAF Organizing Committee for the Africa Cup of Nations, was elected NFF President 11 months ago. He served for eight years as Chairman of the Delta State Football Association, and also served as Chairman of the Delta State Sports Commission.
At the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Equatorial Guinea earlier in the year, Pinnick was match commissioner for as many as six matches - a rare privilege for a newcomer to African football's top table..


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