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President Kagame meets CAF Chief

Written by: Our Reporter
Tuesday, March 13th, 2018, 9:53

President Paul Kagame on Monday evening met with Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, the head of the African football’s governing body (CAF) during his first visit to Rwanda.


The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) was in the country for a three-day official visit that started on Saturday.


A story posted on Ferwafa’s website said that Mr. Ahmad thanked President Kagame for the support accorded to him during elections of CAF Presidency last year. He also paid tribute to President’s passion and love for football, particularly commending him for his continued financial support toward the regional CECAFA Kagame Cup competition that attracts top clubs from more than 10 regional countries.


President Kagame assured Ahmad his support towards his mandate of bringing changes and reforms to the African football body as well as developing African football (youth and women).


While in Rwanda, the CAF Chief held talks with officials at Rwanda’s football governing body (FERWAFA), the Ministry of Sports, visited Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre to honour victims of genocide against the Tutsi and also attended a meeting of the African Union of Broadcasting.



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