CONSTANT Omari has replaced Amaju Pinnick, of which his tenure expired on Thursday the 1st Vice President of Confederation of African Football (CAF).
According to information gathered by Happenings, Fouzi Lekja and Danny Jordaan became the new 2nd and 3rd Vice CAF Presidents respectively.
This development came up during the CAF Executive Committee meeting, after a well-attended Congress in Cairo Egypt on Thursday.
Pinnick, President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), was elevated to the position after the corruption case brought against former Ghana FA President and CAF 1st VP, Kwesi Nyantakyi.
CAF make the selection In line with Article 22(4) of the CAF Executive Committee on the proposal of the CAF President, elects a 1st, 2nd and 3rd Vice President respectively from along its member.
According to the African Federation, “Significantly the renewal of Pinnick tenure was not proposed by the CAF President, because of fundamental differences on focus and direction.”
While congratulating the new appointees, Pinnick said, “it has however been an excellent opportunity to serve as the number two football administration in the entire African continent and commitment to the game is perpetual while my support for my colleague in the Executive Committee remains steadfast.
“I congratulate, Constant Omari, Fouzi Lekja and Danny Jordaan on the assumption of their new roles as 1st, 2nd and 3rd Vice CAF Presidents respectively.
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