Daily Trust (Abuja)

Nigeria: Maigari to Contest CAF EXCO Post

Nigeria Football Federation NFF) president Alhaji Aminu Maigari will contest for a place on the CAF executive committee next year.

According to CAF, Maigari is one of three candidates who will seek to replace outgoing Amos Adamu at next year's ordinary general assembly.

The other candidates to contest against Maigari are Benin FA boss Anjorin Moucharafou and his Niger counterpart, Hima Souley.

Maigari is on his second-term on the executive committee of the NFF.

The vacancy is for West Africa B, which has Benin, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Togo, Burkina Faso and Niger.

CAF president Issa Hayatou is the only candidate for his position at the next general assembly, while South Africa's Danny Jordan will again attempt to get on the CAF board after he failed to do so previously.

Hayatou was first elected CAF boss in 1988.

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