President Motsepe meets Ivorian football leaders


Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Dr Patrice Motsepe arrived in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on Monday for a 48-hour visit.

Motsepe began his visit to Abidjan with an internal meeting with the members of his delegation composed mainly of his vice-presidents.

He then had an important working session with members of the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) Normalization Committee, before having a meeting with his Special Advisor, Ambassador Jacques Anouma.

Joined by FIFA President Gianni Infantino and FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura, Dr Motsepe attended a dinner in his honour organized by the Ivorian Minister for the Promotion of Sports and the Development of Sports Economics, Paulin Claude Danho ON Monday evening.

Tuesday will be a busy day for the entire delegation who will visit the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) headquarters and an important press briefing by Motsepe.

The highly-ranked CAF/FIFA delegation will then be received by Minister Paulin Claude Danho, before having an audience with the President of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, H.E. Alassane Ouattara.

Afterwards, President Motsepe will travel to the popular commune of Abobo where he will present his highly anticipated innovative project on the continent, namely the Pan-African Inter-school Championship.

After Cote d’Ivoire, President Patrice Motsepe’s agenda includes a stopover in Sierra Leone on 5 May and Liberia on 6 May.

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By FARPost Reporter

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