The President of Somali Football Federation (SFF), Abdiqani Said Arab has thanked the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executive Committee led by the President, Dr. Patrice Motsepe for co-opting him onto Committee.
“I am happy that I have been co-opted on the CAF Executive Committee and I will work hard to serve African Football,” Arab told Sport News Africa.
On Tuesday the CAF Executive members approved Arab as a co-opted member during an online meeting after the CAF President, Dr. Motsepe had proposed his name.
Arab also served as a co-opted member onto the CAF Committee under the previous leadership under Ahmad Ahmad as President.
“I am happy to have this opportunity which is good for CECAFA and the Somalia FA. I promise the CAF President and other Executive members that I will work towards the development of football in Africa,” added Arab.
The 3rd CAF President Sulieman Hassan Waberi, also President of the Djibouti Football Federation (DFF) and Uganda FA boss, Eng. Moses Hassim Magogo are the other members from the CECAFA zone who are also members of the CAF Executive Committee.
CAF Executive Committee
Patrice Motsepe (President -South Africa), Augustin Senghor (1st Vice President - Senegal), Ahmed Yahya (2nd Vice President-Mauritania), Suleiman Hassan Waberi (3rd Vice President -Djibouti), Seidou Mbombo Njoya (4th Vice President-Cameroon), Kanizat Ibrahim (5th Vice President - Comoros), Fouzi Lekzaa (member- Morocco), Hany Abo Rida (member - Egypt), Amaju Melvin Pinnick (member -Nigeria), Isha Johansen (member -Sierra Leone), Moses Hassim Magogo (member - Uganda), Sita Sangare (member- Burkina Faso), Mohamed Ally Samir Sobha (member -Mauritius), Abdulhakim Al Shalmani (member -Libya), Pierre-Alain Mounguengui (member- Gabon), Maclean Cortez Letshwithi (member-Botswana), Mamoutou Touré (member –Mali), Mathurin De Chacus (member-Benin), Djibrilla Hima-Hamidou (member-Niger), Wadie Jary (member- Tunisia), Mustapha Ishola Raji (member -Liberia), Elvis Chetty (member-Seychelles).
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