Rabat - Marrakech has been chosen to host FIFA’s international congress on the development of football next November.
Rabat – Marrakech has been chosen to host FIFA’s international congress on the development of football next November.
The selection was announced by the International Football Federation (FIFA) during the 12th Extraordinary General Assembly of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
The international gathering, which will see the participation of 80 national football associations from all continents, will be the first of three congresses organized by FIFA each year to develop proposals and draft laws to reform football globally.
CAF’s 54 African national member associations have participated in the 12th Extraordinary General Assembly of CAF.
The agenda for the meeting will be dominated by the election of a new African member to the FIFA executive board on behalf of the English-speaking group. Ghanaian Kwesi Nyantakyi, who previously held the post, resigned a few months ago.
Morocco is represented at this meeting by a delegation of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) led by the FRMF President Fouzi Lekjaa, who is a member of the CAF executive board.