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ODEGBAMI ANNOUNCES FIFA PRESIDENCY BID
Author: editorial
Published on: Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Former Nigeria national team star Segun Odegbami has announced his candidacy for the Fifa presidency. An election will be held at an Extraordinary Congress on February 26 to decide Blatter's successor after he announced earlier this year he will step down as president of football's world governing body. Uefa president Michel Platini , Brazil legend Zico, former Trinidad and Tobago international David Nakhid and South Korea Chung Mong-joon have also announced their candidacy, but the Nigeria believes he is the right man for the job because he will make the necessary changes to the organisation. The 1980 Africa Cup of Nations winner included that his bid will have the "highest sense of responsibility, integrity, transparency, probity and accountability" as he intends to create a "new and optimistic future for football that focuses on human, infrastructural, social and community development across the world." The 63-year-old who is the second African  to declare intentions for the football’s top job after Liberia’s Musa Bility failed in his attempt to become president of the Nigeria Football Federation and also headed Nigeria’s Bid Management Committee to host the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

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