NFF: Pinnick rules out third term bid

Amaju Pinnick

Pinnick rules out third term

Amaju Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has said he will not seek re-election when his current term ends.

While Nigerian football stakeholders have been pressuring him to retire immediately in the wake of the country’s failure to qualify for the World Cup, among other problems, rumours have circulated that he wants to run for a third term.

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Pinnick, on the other hand, refuted the news on Friday, claiming that his time in the glass house had harmed his relationship with his family.

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“I am eligible to run based on my current status.” Is it true that I want to run?, It’s a no-no; my family is very important to me, and they’ve told me that it’s affecting me and my family.

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They thought I’d done my best and that it was time to move on. Pinnick told Journalists, “It’s a regrettable decision, but it’s the best.”

Since 2014, the Delta State-born football administrator has been in control of thec ountry’s football.

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