Pinnick is also a Member of both the Emergency Committee and Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football.
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Tebas said Infantino gave his support because the clubs had given him guarantees they would play in a new-look FIFA Club World Cup every year.
The NFF supremo. recently elected into world football’s highest decision-making organ, FIFA Council, was in eminent company with President of world football-governing body FIFA, Gianni Infantino, and the President of CAF, Dr. Patrice Motsepe, as they paid a visit to the President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, in Abidjan.
The clubs are three of 12 who have signed up to be founders of the new competition, which is designed to rival UEFA’s Champions League.
Acting CAF President Constant Omari presented a plaque and symbolic official CAF match ball to the iconic leader in the presence of FIFA president Gianni Infantino at the star-studded event.
The 50-year-old has been confirmed to have contracted the virus and is now entering a period of self-isolation.
Infantino, who is 50 years old, has reported mild symptoms and is in self-isolation and will quarantine for at least 10 days, FIFA added in a statement.
“Nothing surprises me anymore,” Blatter, who was forced out in 2015 by the ethics committee, said on Thursday.
Swiss authorities said on Thursday that proceedings had been launched against the current FIFA boss by a special prosecutor looking into meetings he had with Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber.
A criminal case into Infantino’s conduct was opened on Thursday over his meetings with the country’s attorney general, who had been leading a sprawling investigation into football corruption.
Swiss authorities said on Thursday that proceedings had been launched against the current FIFA boss by a special prosecutor
Swiss authorities said on Thursday that proceedings had been launched against the current FIFA boss by a special prosecutor looking into meetings he had with the Swiss Attorney-General, Michael Lauber.
FIFA’s plan means world football’s governing body will dip into its reserves to provide national federations with a number of grants and interest-free loans to cope with budget hits
In the vote by the FIFA Council, Australia and New Zealand beat Colombia 22-13 to host the tournament, which is being expanded to 32 teams.
“Let’s not forget that there needs always to be a place for fans,” the head of the sport’s world governing body said in a video message to FIFA’s 211 member-nations.
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has warned against re-starting football competitions too early amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Football will be totally different when it eventually resumes after the coronavirus outbreak, the head of global body FIFA Gianni Infantino said on Thursday.
The FIFA president said the success of this year’s women’s World Cup showed that there was an appetite for top level competition and that new tournaments needed to be created.
While foreign women have been allowed limited access to matches, Iranian women have been banned from stadiums when men’s teams have been playing, since just after the 1979 Islamic revolution.
In a letter addressed to the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, Infantino described Enyimba’s triumph as a “great achievement” that only could have been recorded through “effort and hardwork.”