CAF President attends Nelson Mandela Centenary game

CAF President attends Nelson Mandela Centenary game
17 May 2018 11:38

CAF President Ahmad Ahmad was among top dignitaries who witnessed the Nelson Mandela Centenary match between South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns against Spanish giants, Barcelona which was played before a sell-out crowd at Johannesburg’s Soccer City Stadium on Wednesday night (16 May 2018).

 

The match was to honour South Africa’s Father of the Nation and international political icon, Nelson Mandela, who would have turned 100 this year.

 

The CAF President led the sporting heavyweights that included president of the South African Football Association (SAFA) Danny Jordaan and COSAFA representatives for the game which Barcelona won 3-1.

 

Earlier, the CAF President who arrived in Johannesburg in the morning of Wednesday visited SAFA House where he had lunch with the SAFA NEC members. He then took a tour of the SAFA House.

 

He underscored the strength of Africa working as one family adding this would make this continent a giant in the football world.

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