President Motsepe meets Ivorian football leaders

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Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) President Dr. Patrice Motsepe arrived in Cote d’Ivoire economic capital Abidjan on Monday (3 May 2021) for a 48-hour visit. Accompanied by his delegation, the president took his place at the Sofitel Abidjan Ivoire hotel.

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Dr. 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.

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

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Tuesday (4 May 2021) will be a busy day for the entire delegation, with a visit to the headquarters of the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) and an important press briefing by CAF President.

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 Côte d'Ivoire, H.E. Alassane Ouattara.

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