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Benin to host CAF Confederation Cup final


Mon 17 May 2021 | 09:11 AM
Mohamed Helba

The Confederation of the African Football (CAF) announced on Sunday that Benin would the Confederation Cup final for season 2021/21.

This came during a meeting for the CAF Executive committee held on Sunday.

"The meeting was joined by HE Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda and Minister of Sports, Ms. Aurore Mimosa Munyangaju. HE. Paul Kagame delivered a welcoming address to CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe and FIFA President Gianni Infantino, where he emphasized the relationship between football and development in Africa," CAF said in a statement.

"The meeting acknowledged the work that has been done in laying solid foundation for the CAF-FIFA Pan-African Schools Football Championship and the implementation of the training program aimed at strengthening the professionalization of refereeing in Africa," it added.

"The General Secretary Mr Véron Mosengo-Omba informed the CAF Executive Committee about the interim Audit Report from PWC  which was commissioned  upon the arrival into office of the new President Dr Patrice Motsepe and the General Secretary," it noted.

"The Executive Committee also approved the decisions of the Emergency Committee relating to the postponement of the African qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 ™ which were supposed to be played in June 2021. The qualifiers will now take place in the existing windows of September, October and November 2021, and March 2022."