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FIFA has appointed the  Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick to its  Organising Committee for Competitions.

Pinnick, who is a member of the CAF Organising Committee for the Africa Cup of Nations, was a member of the Organising Committee for the FIFA U20 World Cup.

In a  letter of appointment dated January 18 signed by FIFA  General Secretary Fatma Samoura, the  world body congratulated  the NFF boss on his appointment.

The  FIFA Organising Committee for Competitions is headed by the  President of the Union of European Football Associations Aleksander Ceferin.

Pinnick,  a former Delta State Football Association chairman and  Delta State Sports Commission  boss, is also a candidate for  the  CAF Executive Committee election  in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,  on  March 16.   (

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