FIFA President Gianni Infantino has congratulated Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick on his new position as the new Vice President of CAF.
Pinnick, who is also Vice President of Africa’s Zone West B Member of the
Organizing Committee for FIFA Competitions was nominated for the exalted position during the latter stages of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.
Amaju Pinnick commissioned six matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
In his letter dated 3 August 2018, Infantino wrote: “Allow me to extend to you my warmest congratulations on
your recent election as CAF 1st Vice President. I have no doubt that
your considerable experience, combined with your management and sports
knowledge and your human qualities will help you to overcome all future
challenges in your new position in the service of the African football community.
“I am convinced that, as CAF 1st Vice President, you will be able to bring your outstanding contribution to CAF and FIFA but most importantly to the development of our beautiful game, which we both love so much.
“I look forward to continuing to
work with you and seeing you soon to congratulate you in person.”