Ahmed Ahmed, President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), said: “I take the opportunity to extend my sincere thanks to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi after his decision to extend the contract to host Egypt to the headquarters of the African Union.” He continued in a press conference held today via the video: “We are happy with the continuation of the headquarters in Egypt. For her great role in the history of Kef and we hope to continue here. “
CAF adopted in the meeting of the Executive Committee today the approval of the Egyptian Parliament on the agreement to keep the CAF headquarters in Cairo, where he made it clear that the agreement completes the agreement the final legislative procedure before its entry into force, after Speaker of Parliament Dr. Ali Abdel-Al agreed to Presidential Resolution No. 149 of 2020 regarding the CAF headquarters agreement, Signed between the African Union and Egypt on February 12, 2020.
The President of CAF said that the agreement recognizes the international legal personality of CAF as an international non-governmental organization that extends for 10 years and is renewed automatically, and the House of Representatives earlier discussed the report of the Joint Parliamentary Committee for the Youth and Sports Committee and the African Affairs Committees and the Defense and National Security Committee before presenting it to the plenary session for approval. KAF will benefit under the agreement many of the advantages and privileges similar to those granted to international organizations and diplomatic missions.
The agreement consists of 24 articles and the agreement seeks to facilitate the mission of El Kef to develop, enhance and improve the popularity of football on the African continent.
He added: “What is important for us is the health of everyone before making any decisions. The health of the players, coaches, administrators, audiences and journalists is of great concern to us, and all decisions stem from our concern for the safety of everyone.”
Al-Kaf decided today that Al-Ahly and Zamalek will meet with Moroccan Wydad, please, respectively, on Cameroon CAF Champions League semi-finals, While Pyramids will be in a confrontation with Horia Conakry of Guinea in the semi-final of the Confederation, the Moroccan duo Hassania Agadir and Nahdha Berkane in the other semi-final in Morocco.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) also announced that the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, to be held in Cameroon, was postponed until January 2022, due to the difficulty of completing the qualifiers due to the Corona virus.
The African Football Confederation (CAF) officially decided to appoint Moroccan Abdel Moneim Bah as general secretary of the federation, to succeed his countryman Moaz Haji, whose resignation was formally accepted during the meeting of the executive office, while Moroccan Ali Al-Issawi was appointed as head of the AU Marketing Committee to succeed For dad.