Niger FA president, Hamidou, elected WAFU 'B' Chief

Niamey, Niger (PANA) - The president of the Niger Football Federation, Djibrilla Hima Hamidou, has been elected head of the West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B.

As the sole candidate, he was elected by acclamation during the General Assembly of the zone held on Friday, 14 September, 2018, in Niamey, Niger.

The assembly took place on the sidelines of the West Zonal Under-17 qualifier, which saw Nigeria emerge champions after beating Ghana on penalties in the final on Saturday.

Kossi Akpovi, president of the Togo Football Federation, was elected Vice President while Kofi Amoah, head of the Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association, is the other member that constitutes the Executive Bureau.

The General Assembly, attended by CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad, also adopted the new statutes for the zonal bodies of CAF.

CAF President Ahmad explained that the new statutes aim to improve the organization and the functioning of the zones.

"These statutes have been adopted unanimously by the 6 Federations represented at the event. Benin was absent. Only few proposals were submitted for amendments," Ahmad said.

The members present were Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria and Togo.
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17 september 2018 06:46:25

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