Friday , February 26 2021

Africa

FIFA Regional Development Office inaugurated in Kigali!

The long-term development of football in east Africa received a substantial boost with the inauguration of a new FIFA Regional Development Office in Kigali, Rwanda, following a signature and opening ceremony that included FIFA President Gianni Infantino, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation from Rwanda, Vincent Biruta, the …

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Football development highlighted in FIFA visit to the Central African Republic!

A meeting with President Faustin-Archange Touadéra, a national honour from the Central African Republic, and a presentation of a ground-breaking project involving the Central African Republic Football Association (RCA), the French Football Federation (FFF) and FIFA, highlighted FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s first-ever visit to Bangui. The Renaissance Palace provided the …

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Positive discussions take place between FIFA & Mauritania President!

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has travelled to the capital of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Nouakchott for an audience with President of the Republic Mohamed Cheikh El Ghazouani. The FIFA President, accompanied by Mauritanian Football Federation (FFRIM) President Ahmed Yahya, discussed the country’s current successful hosting of the CAF U-20 …

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African Union & FIFA commit to build on positive results & to accelerate collaboration!

Two years to the day of signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations, African Union (AU) Chairperson Félix Tshisekedi and FIFA President Gianni Infantino have discussed an action plan that will accelerate several aspects of the agreement aimed at contributing for the benefit of African society, and, in …

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CAF ExCo takes note of CAS decision regarding Ahmad Ahmad!

The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) met on Saturday, February 6 in Yaoundé and took note of the decision taken by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on January 29, suspending the sanctions taken by the Adjudicatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee against Mr. …

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