Dr Patrice Motsepe, the President of the Confederation of African Football (“CAF”) finally spoke on Wednesday on the performance of the five nations representing Africa at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
According to his words, CAF is particularly excited about Morocco’s historic victories and qualification for the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, as well as the impressive performances of Senegal, Cameroon, Tunisia and from Ghana.
President Motsepe proceeded and added: “We are making significant progress in ensuring that African football is self-supporting and globally competitive. This is partly reflected by the outstanding performances by Morocco, Senegal, Cameroon, Tunisia and Ghana at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. We will continue to invest in schools football, youth academies for boys and girls and football infrastructure and facilities.
The governing body of football on the continent is also committed to improving the quality of trainers, coaches, referees and football in each of the 54 CAF Member Associations.The implementation of governance, auditing and administrative global best practices is bearing fruit as mutually beneficial discussions are taking place with our sponsors, partners and financial investors.
“We are also making good progress on the African Super League and announcements in this regard will be made in due course…We will continue to use football as a tool to unite people from different races, ethnic groups and religious backgrounds and to contribute to improving the socio- economic and living conditions of all people.”
The upcoming project of CAF to host the TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (“CHAN”) Algeria 2022, from 13 January to 4 February 2023. “CAF is confident that this will be the best CHAN to date.”