15 May 2012

Africa: South Sudan, Burkina Faso FA Presidents Call On CAF President Issa Hayatou

Mr Chabur Gor Alei, President of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) on Monday (May 14) paid a courtesy call on CAF President Issa Hayatou in Cairo, Egypt.

Accompanied by other Executive members of the SSFA, Mr Alei discussed issues related to the development of the game in his country with the CAF President.

Congratulating him on his election as President of the SSFA at the Elective General Assembly in Juba on April 30, Hayatou assured him of the Confederation's unflinching support towards the activities of the SSFA.

He further pledged that the newest member of the African football family will benefit from CAF Development Programmes including the recent provision of six laptops and the medical life support kit for affiliated National Associations.

Today, Tuesday 15th of May, Sangare Sita, the newly elected President of the Burkina Faso Football Association (FASOFOOT) also visited CAF President Issa Hayatou at his office in Cairo, Egypt. The delegation was led by Burkina Faso minister of Sports, his Excellency Yacouba Oedrago .

He discussed the various projects of FASOFOOT as well as the current state of football in the West African country. Sita was elected into office on March 10, 2012.

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