Hayatou may have lost but not all his allies are weeping!

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has succeeded in his mission to get a place in the Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football as he emerged victorious in Thursday's polls.

Pinnick was able to defeat the incumbent and loud-mouthed Moucharafou Anjorin from Benin Republic by 32 to 17 votes at the CAF Elective Congress in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Earlier in the day, Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar; a personal friend of Pinnick secured victory over incumbent Issa Hayatou by 34-20 votes, to become the new CAF president ending Hayatou's 29-year rule.