One of Nigeria’s greatest footballers, Segun Odegbami has declared his interest to run for FIFA’s president. An election will hold in Zurich Switzerland on February 26th 2016 to determine who will be the next President of the World Football governing body.
A statement from 63 year old Segun Odegbami yesterday September 1st, states that FIFA requires an individual who will come correct the reputation of the body following the recent scandal that rocked it
“Moving forward, FIFA thus require a new era of leadership that can restore the dignity of the noble sport and that of this esteemed international institution with global followership.
To address the issue will demand that FIFA purges itself, launders its image, restores its reputation and reinstates integrity into its activities and operations.
Times like this call for all concerned members of the global football family to contribute to the actualisation of renewed objectives for FIFA by electing a deserving and qualified person, with the right character that can achieve the desired goals and restore confidence and integrity to the organization and its activities.
The world is very interested in who becomes the next President of FIFA, considering the present image and state of this institution and I see myself fitting into this role”.