Chairman of Foremost Sports marketing company in the country, Nilayo Sports Management Limited, Hon. Bukola Olopade has congratulated the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick on his emergence as one of the FIFA executive council members.
Olopade, a former commissioner for youth and sports in Ogun State described Pinnick’s Victory as an opportunity for Nigeria to build it’s political presence at the global football stage.
He expressed confidence that Pinnick’s emergence will rub off positively on the development of Football in Nigeria.
“We have anticipated the victory and let me specially congratulate my friend and brother Amaju Pinnick, undoubtedly, he worked his way to this level and once again, he has inked the country’s name in gold”.
“This is not just about Pinnick or the football fraternity, it’s a victory for Nigeria and hopefully, we will record more success of this nature in the next couple of years”
The former Chief operating officer of the Nigeria National League NNL charged Pinnick to utilize his new office for the development of Africa and Nigerian Football.
Pinnick poled 43 votes while Walter Nyamilandu of Malawi was only able to get 8 of the votes