The President of the Confederation of African Football, Dr. Patrice Motsepe paid two days working visit to Ghana to hold talks with the football administrators of the Ghana football association.
The CAF president was given a warm welcome to the capital of Ghana, Accra by the leadership of the Ghana Football Association after which he paid a courtesy call on the vise president of the republic of Ghana.
With Ghana have a representative in the ongoing CAF Champions league and Ghana’s bid to hold other CAF events, DR. Motsepe used his visit to tour some of our known stadia and discuss the way forward in strengthening the relationship between CAF and the Ghana Football Association,
His visit to the Flag Staff house was to assure the second gentleman of Ghana, H. E. Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia that CAF is committed to strengthen the relation between the football association and hold further talks for prospects in hosting and readily available edifices that can host such events. H. E. Dr. Bawumia also is submission stated,
“one of the things I will like to see is that for the African Inter-Club Championships, you know that is it not financially rewarding and we will really like to see it being strengthened a bit so that there will be some financial benefits for clubs that participate in it.”
Ghana who hosted the 2008 AFCON tournament looks to host another colourful event in the future and the visit by the CAF President and his tour will further assure him the country is ready to be considered for such.
“I am very pleased with the reception I have been given, football always unites the people, and I am happy we are able to sit together and smile all because of football. We look forward to working together with you to ensure football makes the impact it is supposed to and reach the height where we all want it.” said Dr. Motsepe
Mr. Kurt Okraku, the Ghana Football Association president after hosting the CAF president also added,
“it is such an honour to have you here with us knowing your busy schedule. It really means a lot to us, we shall continue to work together with you to ensure the larger target is met. Its not always that you get the CAF president visiting your association and we are very fortunate. Thank you for choosing to visit Ghana at this time and we sure hope your visit will ignite more.”
With Accra Hearts of Oak representing Ghana in the ongoing CAF champions league, the CAF president wished them well in their return encounter in Morocco.
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