NFF Lobbies For CAF Seat, As Nomination Expires Today


Following the disgraceful suspension of Amos Adamu from the executive committee of  both the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and FIFA, the Nigeria Football  Federation, NFF is bobbying to present a candidate for either seat before today’s  deadline for the submission of nominations.   gathered that officials are now in a dilemma over presenting  another Nigerian for the election after Adamu opted to launch an appeal against his  three-year ban for breaching its code of ethics in a cash-for-vote scandal.

“It’s a very tough one,” admitted an official to “We only have till  Monday (today)  to present a nomination for the seats on the executive committees of  both CAF and FIFA. This is also against the backdrop that Adamu has launched an  appeal against his ban.

“It may be viewed as a vote of no confidence should Nigeria go ahead and present  another candidate for the elections in Khartoum in February.”

Another official revealed that Adamu has been approached to see reason why another  man should be presented for the elections.

“We support Adamu’s quest to seek complete justice, but at the same time, many of us  do not see how the FIFA suspension of Adamu will be dismissed altogether; at best he  could get a shorter ban and by then the elections may well have come and gone with  Nigeria not having a chance to stake a claim for his position,” the official told

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