One of the promises passed by the CAF President Ahmad Ahmad upon his election in March was to come up with a new vision for African football and as announced in the CAF Executive Committee meeting in Manama, Bahrain, in May, all CAF members will be converging in Morocco starting Tuesday 18 July to set in motion the continental blueprint in the development of the game.
In the two – day event, Kenya will be represented by the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President Nick Mwendwa and CEO Robert Muthomi, who left on Monday 17 July for Rabat.
A two day symposium has been lined up with the 55 members all represented. Three invites were sent per association, for the president CEO and national team head coach.
Stanley Okumbi, the Kenya coach will however miss the event as he is in Spain with the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) AllStars team that will be playing two friendly matches as part of the KPL – La Liga pact signed earlier in the year.
Apart from the member associations, the symposium will also bring together experts in the game, including selected club owners and former players including Cameroonians Patrick Mboma, Geremi Njitap, Moroccan legend Rabah Madjer and Nigerian Austin Jay Jay Okocha.
As confirmed by CAF, the workshops at the meet will be focused on:
FIFA President Gianni Infantino, General Secretary Samoura Fatma among a number of representatives invited from the UEFA will also be present.
The symposium will be followed by a CAF Executive Committee meeting and an Extraordinary General Assembly.