The president of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF), Fouzi Lekjaa will continue to chair the Finance Commission of the African Football Confederation (CAF), announced the African body which made new appointments to the head of its organizational structures.
Fouzi Lekjaa has a clear and impartial vision of African football, in line with the strategy he has implemented at the level of Moroccan football, which allows him to maintain his functions within CAF in addition to that of member of the FIFA Council.
CAF adds in a statement published on its website that the Executive Committee, meeting Tuesday by videoconference, also appointed Abdigani Said Arab, president of the Somali Football Federation, as a member of the said committee.
For their part, the Egyptian Hany Abo Rida and the Nigerian Amajo Melvin Pinnick were appointed members of the Emergency Committee of the governing body of African football.
As for the Ivorian Jacques Anouma and the South African Daniel Alexander Jordaan, they were respectively appointed Senior Special Advisor and Advisor in charge of Sport and Marketing to the President of CAF.
During this meeting, the general secretary of CAF, Véron Mosengo-Omba presented a report on the deterioration of the state of certain infrastructures (stadiums and reception stands) which no longer offer guarantees to host the competitions. of CAF, in particular the matches of the Total Africa Cup of Nations.
Regarding the controversy around the Covid-19 tests currently required during competitions, the Executive Committee reported the launch of discussions in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) to set up independent bodies responsible for carrying out the tests , especially during the Total Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled for Cameroon in 2022.
The Executive Committee also approved the proposed dates for the draw for the Total Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2022 (June 25, 2021) and the competition (January 9, 2022 to February 6, 2022).