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FIFA congress, CAF general assembly to be held in Addis

The FIFA’s congress and CAF’s general assembly are scheduled to be held in Ethiopia in February and March 2017, respectively.

The FIFA congress, which is scheduled to be held from February 20-23, 2017, is expected to engage high-ranking officials and football dignitaries coming from 20 different countries.

The congress, which dwells on football development, involves football federations’ presidents and general secretaries across Europe, Asia and Africa. Participants will come from Pakistan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Botswana, Chad, Ethiopia, Gambia, Lesotho, Malawi, South Sudan, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey and Wales.

FIFA will be represented by its president and council of international football development members.

“As a country and federation we are indeed honored to be the choice for the FIFA summit next year. That confirms the confidence the world football governing body has shown in Ethiopia,” Junedin Basha, President of the Ethiopian Football Federation, said.

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Similarly, Addis Ababa will host the 39th CAF general assembly from March 16-17, 2017. Addis Ababa will host more than 380 delegates from CAF.

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