Issa Hayatou Congratulates Gianni Infantino

The President of Confederation of African Football (CAF) Issa  Hayatou has congratulated current FIFA President Gianni Infantino after his victory at the  FIFA Extraordinary Congress last friday.


In a letter dated Saturday, 27 February 2016, CAF President Issa Hayatou on behalf of the CAF Executive Committee and the African football family has congratulated Gianni Infantino on his election as FIFA President.


He said “We are confident that you will restore FIFA’s image backed by your career, skills, passion for football, understanding of the issues related to the future of football, and your desire to develop our sport around the four corners of the world”.

Hayatou who was the  interim president of FIFA in the months preceding the February 26 elections also assured Infantino of the continued support of CAF, commitment to strengthening the excellent relationship between CAF and FIFA.

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