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AMAVU PINNICK AND DANNY JORDAN ELECTED AS CAF EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

South Africa’s FA President Danny Jordaan and Rui Eduardo Da Costa (Angola) have become CAF Executive members after they were voted to represent the Southern Zone at the on-going General Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Jordaan, who withdrew from contesting for the FIFA Council member place last week, picked-up 35 votes, while Da Costa had 25 votes.

President of the Uganda FA, Moses Magogo also failed in his bid to become an executive member.

In the first round for the Central East Zone Ethiopia’s Juneido Basha Tilmo had 9 votes, Magdi Shams El Din (Sudan) 12, Magogo 7 and Ahmad’s key campaigner Suleiman Hassan Waberi (Djibouti) 20.

In the second round Tilmo withdrew and the Djibouti boss, who is also a member on a FIFA Committee, was declared the winner.

Morocco’s Fouzi Lekjaa was voted the North Zone member after picking-up 41 votes against Mohamed Raouraoua (Algeria) who had 7 points.

Liberia’s Hassan Musa Bility was elected as the representative from the West A Zone after he picked-up 26 votes against Amadou Diakite (Mali) who had 22 votes.

Another strong supporter of new CAf President Ahmad Ahmad from the West B Zone was Amavu Melvin Pinnick (Nigeria) who collected 32 votes to beat incumbent Anjorin Moucharafou (Benin) who had 17 votes.

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Isha Johansen (Sierra Leone) became the female representative when she collected 35 votes against Lydia Nsereka’s (Burundi) who had 12.

But Nsekera was voted representative to be a FIFA Council member together with Almany Kabele Camara (Guinea), Tarek Bouchamoui (Tunisia), Kwesi Nyantakyi (Ghana) and Omari Constant Selemani.

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