The FUFA President and CEO, Edgar Watson Credit: Kawowo Sports

Africa Football Symposium:

  • 18th – 19th July 2017
  • Rabat, Morocco
[/media-credit] The FUFA President and CEO, Edgar Watson will be joined by the Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredejovic at the African Football Symposium in Rabat, Morocco Credit: Kawowo Sports

Preparations for a successful Africa Football Symposium are in high gear.

The symposium will take place in the Moroccan capital Rabat between 18th and 19th July, 2017.

This comes after the announcement of this symposium at the end of the CAF Executive Committee meeting held in Manama, Bahrain on 8 May 2017.

All the CAF member associations have been notified by the CAF Acting General Secretary, Essam Ahmed.

The symposium is aimed at developing the vision of African football led by CAF President Ahmad for the next decade.

It will also focus on issues related to the various CAF competitions, particularly its format, periodicity and organization.

Who will attend the symposium?

Various stakeholders involved in the development of African football notably players, referees, coaches, journalists, administrators, and others will meet to deliberate on the future of the game on the continent.

Each Member Association will be represented by at least the president of the association, General Secretary and the national team coach.

Uganda will be represented by the FUFA President Moses Magogo, CEO Edgar Watson and Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredejovic.

The Symposium will be followed by a meeting of the CAF Executive Committee and an Extraordinary General Assembly on 21st July 2017, all in Rabat.

The symposium program includes the following seven topics;

  • African Cup of Nations: the competition
  • African Cup of Nations: the host country’s specifications
  • Interclub Competitions
  • Youth Football
  • Football and Development
  • Communication and Media
  • Marketing and TV

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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