On Friday, November 11 in Abidjan CAF and Côte d'Ivoire signed the framework agreement for the organization of the AFCON 2023. The ceremony took place in the presence of a range of personalities. On one side, the president of CAF, Patrice Motsepe, and on the other, the Ivorian authorities, including the Prime Minister, Patrick Achi, the president of the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF), Yacine Idriss Diallo, the president of COCAN 2023, Albert François Amichia, the Minister of Sports, Paulin Claude Danho.
For the head of the Ivorian government, the signing of the framework agreement marks the official launch of the countdown to the continental event. It is today that everything really begins," said Patrick Achi. This 34th CAN that Côte d'Ivoire has been waiting for since 1982, this AFCON 2023 will thrill a whole people (...) Patrice Motsepe, I want to wish you 'akwaba'. I want to express our most sincere thanks for the quality support in the organization of this AFCON.
The boss of African soccer was brief, but exciting about the infrastructure built for the competition. "I think Côte d'Ivoire should be proud because with what I have seen, I think this country has the qualities to host the World Cup," the South African leader said.