The World Cup trophy will be in Senegal on September 6 and 7. The Minister of Sports, who is leading the arrival of the prestigious trophy which can only be touched by Heads of State and world champions, held a press conference on Tuesday to give details of the stay of the cup in the country of Teranga.
For the second time in its history, the World Cup trophy will go to Senegal, which has qualified for this major meeting in world football. In the country of Teranga, the authorities are busy receiving this great guest. Matar Ba, Minister of Sports invited journalists to a press conference to comment on this event.
« In accordance with a well-established tradition, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association commonly known as « FIFA, in conjunction with its partners and advertisers, has decided, once again, to present the Football World Cup trophy to the people and their leaders with a view to consolidating the challenges of communication and promoting the culture of peace between the peoples of the whole world, without exception,” declared the head of sports in Senegal. He did not miss the opportunity to point out that “it is an unprecedented fact for Senegal to have the African trophy (CAN) and the world one (World Cup) to stay at the same time”.
The Minister of Sports thanked all the other authorities (Armed Forces, Tourism, Culture), companies, bodies and associations which have joined forces to ensure a pleasant stay for the delegation accompanying the trophy, of which the World Champion David Trezeguet is announced. .
“Senegal is one of the three West African countries chosen to receive this symbol. This is, of course, an honor and a privilege for our populations, in particular for the associative and national sports movement. And I would like, for this purpose, to renew my thanks and my recognition to the authorities of FIFA and the Senegalese Football Federation. added Matar Ba in his speech.