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Photos: NFF and CAF chief Pinnick arrives Lagos

NPFL By: Ambrose Udeme | 17/03/2017

Photos: NFF and CAF Chief Pinnick arrives Lagos

Newly elected CAF executive member and Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, returned to a rousing welcome on Friday in Lagos following his success in Thursday's CAF polls.

Pinnick defeated incumbent Moucharafou Anjorin of Benin Republic by 32 to 17 votes at the CAF congress in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. was present at the Murtala Mohammed international airport to capture the arrival of the country's football Chief.

Also on Thursday, Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar beat long-serving incumbent Issa Hayatou by 34-20 votes, to become the first CAF president since 1988.

Pinnick (Western Africa Zone B) joins Danny Jordaan (South Africa and Southern African zone), Musa Bility (Liberia and Western Africa Zone A), Suleiman Waberi (Djibouti and Central/East African Zone) and Faozi Lekjaa (Morocco and Northern African Zone) as members who have been elected into the CAF Executive Committee.