Exclusive: Patrice Motsepe in Algiers this week
The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, will make his first official visit to Algeria at the end of next week. A trip announced last Saturday during the press conference he hosted in Rabat (Morocco) on the sidelines of the kick-off of the Women’s CAN. » I will soon be going to Algeria, to the land of football, then to Libya…”, said the South African businessman. A trip confirmed to footafrique.com by an official of the Pan-African body. » The President will make an official visit to Algerian at the end of next week in Algiers ” confided to us, today, our interlocutor. A 24-hour visit during which the boss of African football accompanied by the general secretary of CAF, Véron Mosengo-Omba, will have the opportunity to meet the new president of the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) Djahid Zefizef, freshly elected, yesterday Thursday. Several questions will be on the menu of this visit and in particular CHAN 2023 which Algeria is to organize in January 2023. A first since 2014 and the visit of Cameroonian Issa Hayatou and the cancellation of the visit of FIFA President Gianni Infantino in February 2021.