Dakar, 5 jan (APS) – The president of the Confederation of african football, Ahmad Ahmad arrived in Dakar on Friday to take part in the ceremony of the CAF Awards, scheduled for Tuesday at the international conference Centre Abdou Diouf(CICAD), reports the website of the forum for african of the discipline.
The president of Senegal, Macky Sall, his counterpart from Rwanda, Paul Kagame, as well as George Weah of Liberia will attend the ceremony of awards to the best footballers in africa, indicates the same source.
She noted that the president Ahmad will be received at the presidential palace in senegal on Sunday in the company of Gianni Infantino and Fatma Samoura, respectively president and secretary general of the FIFA.
President Ahmad of the FCA will hosting a press conference on Monday before attending a match in tribute to Jules François Bocandé between Senegal 2002 and a team of legends of the FCA, at the stade Léopold Sédar Senghor, Dakar.
The best player in african of the year and her male counterpart will be designated at the end of this great event of football.
The executive Committee of CAF will meet on Wednesday, at the Terrou-Bi Hotel in Dakar to designate the host country of the Africa Cup of nations in 2019.
The senegalese striker of Liverpool, Sadio Mané, his team-mate, the Egyptian Mohamed Salah and the Gabonese Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are the three finalists ?’Ballon d’or africain 2018″. The Egyptian had won the title last year in this same batch of finalists.
The Lions coach, Aliou Cissé, is in the running for the title of coach of the year in the company of the technician, the French Hervé Renard (coach of Morocco) and the coach of Hope from Tunis, Moine Chaabani, reports the official site of the governing body of african football.
The “CAF Awards”, an event which dates back to 1992, with the introduction of the trophy for the “footballer of the african of the year”, have since been extended to other categories, notably with the introduction of the award for the best player.
Senegal’s El Hadji Diouf (2001, 2002), the Ivorian Yaya Touré (2011, 2012) and the Cameroonian Samuel eto’o (2003, 2004) are the only ones to have won the award twice in a row.