Why I Will Support Amaju Pinnick On His CAF Presidency Ambition – Gara Gombe
By Niyi Busari
The former Special Adviser to Kano State Government, Gara Gombe has said that he will support Amaju Pinnick’s ambition to become the President, Confederation of African Football, CAF, if he contests for the most highly rated position in African football, BSNSports.com.ng can report.
Gara Gombe who made this known on Monday morning on radio sports programme, Sports Salsa, anchored by the President, Africa International Sports Press Association (AIPS), Mitchell Obi, says he is not interested in contesting for the seat but he will give 100% support to any Nigerian contesting for the post.
In his words, “I am not interested in contesting for CAF Presidency for now but if any competent Nigerian is contesting, why not? I will support him to try our luck once again.
“Yes, of course, we can back Amaju Pinnick in becoming CAF president. He is a Nigerian and needs our support.
“When we come back home, we can punch ourselves but when we are dealing with outside world, we have to unite as Nigerians and support whoever is contesting for the position if he can do the job.” He concluded.
CAF had announced 24th November, 2020 as the deadline date for the submission of forms for the CAF Presidency.
Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick had on several forums revealed his ambition to contest for the CAF Presidency. Pinnick was the First Vice-president to the incumbent, Ahmad Ahmad before he was removed.
Meanwhile, Ahmad Ahmad is yet to declare whether he will contest for the second term in office.