FIFA and CAF presidents to visit Gambia

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has announced on Wednesday that the President of the world football governing body FIFA Mr. Gianni Infantino will visit The Gambia on Monday 7 January 2019.

Mr. Infantino, who will be on a one-day working visit, is leading a high powered delegation that includes the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Mr. Ahmad Ahmad and the Secretary General of FIFA, Ms. Fatima Samoura amongst others.

In announcing his visit to The Gambia in a letter signed by Mr. Infantino himself and addressed to his Gambian counterpart, the Swiss-Italian said, he is already looking forward  meeting the members of the Gambian football community during his visit, to sharing with us his vision of football, to hearing about our projects under FIFA’s Foreward programme, and to exchanging many ideas on how to further develop football in The Gambia, particularly through the new Foreward 2.0 development programme.

“This will undoubtedly help to strengthen and intensify the development of our sport and promotion of its values in your country,” Mr. Infantino added.

Baboucarr Camara

Director of Marketing and Communications, GFF