World football-governing body, FIFA, has announced the appointment of the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick as a member of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Organising Committee.
In a letter dated 14th August 2015 and signed by FIFA Secretary General, Jerome Valcke, the world body wrote: “We are very pleased to inform you that you have been appointed as a member of the Organising Committee for the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Please accept our sincere congratulations on this nomination.
“We wish you success and enjoyment in this role at FIFA and look forward to welcoming you soon in Zurich.”
The late administrator, Patrick Okpomo, was a member of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Organising Committee.
Reacting yesterday, the NFF boss said the appointment has not come to him in his individual capacity, but in his position as head of Nigeria football