CAF FIFPRO SIGN 5-YEAR AGREEMENT

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THE Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) and FIFPro Africa Division have signed a partnership agreement, which will facilitate training program and education of African youth teams for male and female, participating in CAF competitions.

The agreement signed seven years after the “Memorandum of Understanding”, signed in Khartoum in February 2011 will also Organization of “CAF-FIFPro Africa Best XI.

Speaking after signing the agreement, CAF president Ahmad Ahmad said he was proud of the agreement and looked forward to seeing CAF and FIFPro get to work.

“Our cooperation with the FIFPro Africa Division has grown steadily in recent months,” CAF President Ahmad Ahmad explained,” “I have always said since taking office that CAF would work with the players and their representatives on our continent to put African football in the direction of history. CAF had to show the example and for good. For several years now, we have been getting closer to the 14-member FIFPro Africa Division, which continues to grow. We know it, we appreciate it and we know we have a common interest. Their vision of continental football is close to ours, and the interests that FIFPro defends are that of the players – serve the interest.

FIFPro Africa Division president, Cameroonian Geremi Njitap, said: “I must, first of all, thank President Ahmad and his Executive Committee for the confidence, which testifies the strength of their commitment. It is an honour that I share with all the members of our division, who work daily for the good of the players and, beyond, for that of the football in Africa.

“This agreement will encourage them to continue on the same path and this recognition will also strengthen their position at the national level.  It is also anticipated that the agreement, which binds the parties until 31 December 2023, reflects the new spirit that animates the constructive relations between two institutions,

 

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