CAF appoints Pinnick into 2022 AFCON organising committee


By Wisdom Deji-Folutile

The Confederation of African Football has named the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, as a member of the organising committee of the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations.

CAF President, Patrice Motsepe, will lead the committee with two vice presidents, Augustin Emmanuel Senghor, President of the Senegalese Football Federation, and Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigerian Football Federation.

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Other committees include Organising Committee of the Interclub Competitions and Club Licensing, which Mauritania Football President Ahmed Yahya will chair. Maclean Letshwiti (Bostwana Football Association President) and Djibrilla Hamidou Hima (Niger Football federation President) have been appointed vice-presidents.

This committee manages the CAF Total Champions League, the CAF Total Confederation Cup, the Total Super Cup, and the new Women’s Champions League in collaboration with the Organising Committee for Women’s Football.


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