Egyptian capital Cairo will host the first CAF Safety and Security Conference for Confederation Cup and Champions League clubs participating in CAF Competitions.
The two-day event (February 19/20, 2020) will involve Club Managers and Club Safety and Security Officers so as to share experiences and best international and global practices that will re-define the concept and culture of safety and security in Africa.
Considering the role of various club management involved in CAF Continental competitions as very important in the promotion of stadium safety and security, CAF has deemed it absolutely necessary to engage with the Club Management, Club Safety and Security Managers in a bid to fostering a clearly defined path that will see to the evolution of a new safety and security culture amongst clubs participating in CAF tournaments and by extension all organized football clubs in Africa.
The conference’s objectives include among others introducing the new CAF Safety and Security Regulations and demanding its full implementation by club management, the introduction of basic safety and security training for Club Safety and Security Managers, enhancing networking and team building amongst all clubs stakeholders, ensuring that Clubs take full responsibility for the promotion of stadium safety and security, and promoting a new sport safety and security culture among clubs.
The two-day conference includes sessions and speeches from CAF Head of Safety and Security Dr. Christian Emeruwa, FIFA Safety and Security Manager Mrs. Katharina Steinberg, Senior FIFA Safety and Security Officer Mr. Michael Kuchenbecker, CAF Manager of Competitions Department Mr. Emad Shenouda, CAF Safety and Security Officers Humphrey Watenga and Almoustapha Mamene, and Sports Grounds Safety Authority Inspector Rick Riding.