Nigeria Anambra FA to hold bye-election to fill vacant position

Anambra State Football Associaion (AnSFA) Congress met in Awka on Monday, November 30, and made far-reaching resolutions on some pending issues.

According to a communique of the congress signed by a three-member Communique Drafting Committee, and and made accessible to,

the elections into both the board of AnSFA  government football associations on October 29th and 30th 2020 respectively have been ratified.

The congress on the other hand nullified some appeals decisions made by
the Appeals Committee due to unconstitutional entry process.

The AnSFA General Assembly additionally resolved to habits by-elections to fill some positions that are nevertheless vacant in the Anambra State Football’s ruling physique and Local Government Area FAs.

It can be recalled that the largest role in AnSFA, the Chairmanship , is nevertheless vacant after delegates massively voted out former Super Eagles fringe player,


Chikelue Iloenyosi who contested as a sole candidate for the position and failed to amass a easy majority votes needed to win the election. Only one out of 20 accepted delegates voted for Iloenyosi, 

while 19 others gave him terrible votes. Popular candidate,

Dr. Emeka Okeke, used to be formerly disqualified in advance of the election day via the AnSFA Elections Appeal Committee.

Vice-Chairman, Engineer Victor Aniekwena, has been main the new AnSFA board following the October 30 polls that enthroned it, in the end taking over from the the Caretaker Committee.


Below is the full textual content of the notification issued through the AnSFA November 30 General Assembly.

Communique Of The Extra Ordinary General Assembly Of The Anambra State Football Association (ANSFA) Held On This Day Monday, 30 November, 2020, At Archbishop Albert Obiefuna Retreat Centre, Okpuno, Awka

The Congress of the Anambra State Football Association (ANSFA) resolved as follows;

(i) The congress ratified the elections into the Board of the Anambra State Football Association and the Local Football Council held on the 29h and 30th October, 2020 and commended the efforts of the Electoral Committee.

(ii) The congress also nullified the decision of the Appeal Committee filed by the aggrieved candidates after the elections of Anambra State Football Association Board and the Local Football Council held on the 29th and 30 October, 2020 on the basis of non-evidence of payment of the appeal fee in violation of Article 33/4
of the Anambra State Football Statutes.

(ii) The congress unanimously resolved to conduct a by-election to fill the vacant positions in the Anambra State Football Association Board and the Local Football Council in February, 2021

(iv) The assembly passed a vote of confidence on the Anambra State Football Associate Board led by the Vice Chairman, Engr. Victor Aniekwena.


Communiqué Drafting Committee members.

Engr. Chikwado Chukwumalu (Member)

Hon Chidumebi Onubiyi

Engr. Okey Okeke

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