NFF Boss Pinnick To Be Named Acting CAF President - GoalBall
Connect with us

Football News

NFF Boss Pinnick To Be Named Acting CAF President

Pinnick Acting CAF President
1Shares

Amaju Melvin Pinnick could take over as the acting president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after French police arrested CAF president, Ahmad Ahmad, in Paris earlier on Thursday.

Ahmad was arrested due to allegations of corruption and financial misappropriation involving a French company, Tactical steel.

SEE ALSO: Super Eagles to Camp in Morocco for 2019 African Nations

According to CAF’s bylaws, the NFF  President, who is the first vice president of CAF, will assume his duties for a transitional period of four months before convening an elective extraordinary meeting.

“If the president ceases exercising his functions on a permanent basis, the first vice president shall assume the presidency, and shall be obliged to convene an Extraordinary General Assembly, in accordance with these Statutes.

The Extraordinary General Assembly shall elect a new president, within a period not exceeding four (4) months from the time the office of president becomes conclusively vacant.”

SEE ALSO: Gianni Infantino Re-Elected FIFA President For Second Term

Pinnick was appointed CAF’s first vice president in July 2018, after Kwesi Nyatakyi stepped down following a corruption scandal.

1Shares
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

MOST SHARED