The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Dr. Isa Hayatou, has described Nigeria as the pillar of football in Africa. Hayatou who arrived Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday ahead of today’s Glo-CAF Awards Gala Night, said Nigeria has always provided succor for CAF during hard times.
The CAF president stated this during his visit to the Lagos state Governor, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola and also used the medium to invite the governor to the Gala Night. “Your Excellency, you have massively supported youth development and African football. We shall be greatly honoured if you can find time out of your extremely busy schedule to join us at the event tomorrow (Thursday) which celebrates the best of African football. Africa will feel highly honoured if you can dignify us with your presence at the event.”