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Pinnick wins NFF election

Mr. Amaju Pinnick, incumbent President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been returned as president, polling 34 votes to beat three other contestants on Thursday.

Alhaji Aminu Magari got eight votes; Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi got two votes while Honourable Chinedu Okoye did not have any vote.

In all, 44 delegates from states football federation and other bodies including coaches, referees associations and players unions, participated in the election which took place in Katsina State.

The chairman of the Electoral committee for the election, Muhammed Katu announced the results.

FIFA representatives, Luca Piazza and Solomon Mudege were among football chiefs who witnessed the election.

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