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CAF announces its agreement to hold the World Cup every two years


The Confederation of African Football (CAF) issued an official statement, after the meeting of the Executive Committee headed by Dr. Patrice Motsepe in Rabat, Morocco, on the sidelines of the CAF Champions League final match, which Al-Ahly club crowned after its 3-0 victory over Kaizer Chiefs.


The Confederation of African Football published an official statement on the official website and the official page on Twitter, saying, "The Executive Committee endorsed the idea of ​​holding the FIFA World Cup every two years, and called for the implementation of the recommendations of the final CAF review conducted by PwC."

 

The statement included that the Executive Committee had lent its support to the Biennial Men's and Women's World Cup project, which was drafted at the last FIFA Congress. The committee requested that FIFA be informed of this positive reception.

 

With regard to the financial audit report on CAF in previous years, Secretary-General Veron Mosengo-Omba informed the Executive Committee of the results of the final audit report launched by PricewaterhouseCoopers in March 2021, and emphasizing its commitment to good governance, the Executive Committee instructed the Secretary-General to expeditiously implement the recommendations of PwC Exploring the legal implications of this report's findings, implementing these recommendations will make CAF more attractive to its current and potential partners and sponsors, as stated by its Chair, Dr. Patrice Motsebe in his 10-point program.

 

The Executive Committee has also instructed the Interclub Competitions Committee to expedite the feasibility study of the Supranational League project In addition, COMEX has announced the first club competition matches for the 2021/2022 season on September 10, 2021, and the preliminary round draw will take place on August 15, 2021 at the latest .

 

The statement included that the committee was informed of the reports of the inspection missions organized by CAF for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. He was also informed of the good progress of work related to the completion of the stadiums under construction and other infrastructure, and a final inspection visit in mid-August will assess the progress of the Olympic Stadium and the possibility of organizing the next home match for Cameroon in the September 2021 window.

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