Ibrahim Galadima fails to win Fifa seat
Posted: 23 February 2011
Nigeria's Ibrahim Galadima on Wednesday failed in his bid to replace Amos Adamu on the Fifa Executive Committee.
Galadima was among six men contesting for two the two CAF positions on the coveted Fifa Committee, but could only finish with 5 votes.
But the former NFA chairman lost out in the elections to Algeria's Mohammed Raouraou, who polled 36 votes along with incumbent Jacques Anouma, who also polled 36 votes.
Danny Jordaan, who led South Africa's successful World Cup hosting, polled 10 votes, while Suketu Patel got 12 votes.
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