President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has been appointed head of Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, and Media Committees of the Confederation of African Football, CAF.
Pinnick’s appointment was made at the ongoing first Executive Committee meeting of the CAF taking place at the Sheraton Hotel in Manama, Bahrain.
This is the maiden meeting since the elective General Assembly of 16 March 2017 where Ahmad Ahmad emerged as the new CAF president and Pinnick was voted into the Federations’ Executive Committee.
Also, president of Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi was named 1st Vice President and Congolese Constant Omari the second Vice President of CAF respectively. SAFA President, Danny Jordan is chairman of Marketing and TV Committee of CAF, while former Zambia FA President and African football legend, Kalusha Bwalya is chairman of CAF Technical and Development committee.
It is not the first international position held by Pinnick as he was recently appointed into one of World’s football governing body, FIFA.