Doué Noumandiez honored by the former Executive Committee of the FIF after his appointment to the Arbitration Department of the Caf
Recently appointed head of the Arbitration Department of the African Football Confederation (CAF), the Ivorian Doué Noumandiez Désiré will be honored by his former colleagues from the FIF Executive Committee from 2016 to 2020, this Wednesday, August 31 2022 during a dinner in Abidjan, learned afrikipresse.fr.
A beautiful tribute that will be paid this Wednesday, August 31, 2022 to Doué Noumandiez Désiré, recently appointed head of the CAF Arbitration Department. Indeed, the members of the FIF Executive Committee for 2016-2020, of which he himself was a member under the mandate of Augustin Sidy Diallo, did not want to miss this opportunity to show him their pride and wish him good luck. in his new mission.
The meaning of a tribute
« We worked together with Doué Noumandiez Désiré. We were in the same team on the Executive Committee of the FIF under the second term of President Sidy Diallo from 2016 to 2020. We were a close-knit team, and Doué worked a lot to ensure the smooth running of Ivorian arbitration. He is a discreet but effective man in the work. He’s a big hard worker. His appointment as head of African arbitration hardly surprises us. It is his merit that is recognized and rewarded. It is also a source of pride for us and for all of Côte d’Ivoire, and that is why we wanted to honor it. »said team member Sidy Diallo.
It will be, according to our interlocutor, a sober ceremony without wanting to say more. The appointment of Doué Noumandiez was well received by the Ivorian and African football family as the ex-man in black marked the continent during his visits to the stadiums. Referee of the final of the first edition of CHAN in 2009, he was two years later (in 2011), the first referee to receive a CAF Award. His career was crowned by his participation in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. He has in his legs, several matches of several major African and international competitions.