The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe once again highlighted the efforts made by the Kingdom of Morocco to develop African football.
In his speech on the occasion of the CAF prize-giving ceremony, organized on Thursday evening at the Mohammed VI football complex in Maâmoura (near Salé), Patrice Motsepe expressed his gratitude to HM King Mohammed VI, to the people Morocco and the Royal Moroccan Football Federation for hosting the CAF Awards.
“I am very grateful to His Majesty King Mohammed VI, to the people of Morocco and to my friend Fouzi Lekjaa, President of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation for welcoming us to Morocco over the past few days. “, he said in his speech.
He added that “the main objective for which we are working is the development of African football with a particular interest in the talents of the women and men belonging to this continent, which has given birth to the best players in the world for several years”noting that this ceremony is intended to honor them.
The CAF President stressed the importance of public and private sector buy-in in the development of African football, particularly in terms of infrastructure and stadiums to succeed in this process of improving the African football scene.
He estimated that the African teams qualified for the World Cup in Qatar will sign a good performance during this international sporting event.