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Nigeria Football federation(NFF) President Melvin Amaju Pinnick has been appointed the new CAF 1st Vice President this follows the resignation of Kwesi Nyantakyi after the prevailing situation in Ghana.

In a communique from CAF ,Pinnick was appointed after CAF President Dr.Ahmad consulted the members of the emergency committee .

“The CAF President,after consulting with members of the emergency committee have appointed Melvin Amaju Pinnick as CAF 1 st Vice President”

“The decision is immediately applicable, in accordance with article 27 para 2 of the statutes, which will be ratified by the executive committee in their session scheduled for 27 and 28 September 2018” the statement read in part.

Pinnick also doubles up as a CAF Executive committee member and President of the Africa Cup Of Nations(AFCON) organizing committee.

Appointed by CAF President Dr.Ahmad as CAF Media Expert. An expert on African football with over 13 years experience ,always with an ear to the ground with indepth knowledge of the game. I have worked for top publications including 7 years at www.supersport.com until i founded www.soka25east.com to quench the thirst of football lovers across the continent. I have trained young upcoming journalists who are now a voice in African football.I have covered World Cup,AFCON,CHAN,Champions League,Confederations Cup,Cecafa,Cosafa,Wafu and many other football tournaments across the World. Founder Football Africa Arena(FAA),Founder www.afrisportdigital.com

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