A group called South West Football Fans (SWFF) has urged ex-international foot­baller, Chief Segun Odeg­bami to drop his FIFA Presidency ambition  in support of former gover­nor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu who’s also vying for the same position.

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Below is a statement signed by Bashorun Ade Magbagbeola and Kehinde Sikiru, National Chairman and Publicity Secretary.

“In the spirit of patriotism, we are by this communiqué calling on well meaning sports stakeholders to per­suade Chief Odegbami to drop his ambition. We rec­ognize the fact that Odeg­bami has played a promi­nent role in soccer and as such has the right to vie for the position. 

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This is a passionate appeal to him (Ode­gbami) to support a candi­date that has global reach and capacity to favourably compete with candidates from the rest of the world.

“FIFA presidency goes beyond sports, the of­fice requires a personality with cognate experience in the business and political spheres of life. Kalu’s ante­cedents in sports, business and politics are commend­able and make him the best candidate for the job.”

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