The fifa council member and as well Nigeria football federation president led FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, CAF president, Patrice Motsepe, Secretary General of CAF, Véron Mosengo-Omba and Chelsea Ivorian football legend, Didier Drogba to visit Africa development bank chairman, Dr Akinwunmi Adeshina with the sole aim of massive infrastructural developement in Africa.
In his words, he said”The Vision of Patrice Motsepe for the continent of Africa is very clear, He wants massive infrastructural development as a pivot for football economy in the Continent, He believes that Africa has abundant of Talents and that if African players wants to leave and play in Europe they should only play in the six or seven best clubs in Africa anything aside that, they should only play in Africa.
He added “To achieve this, Africa needs massive infrastructure development and since he came on as president, he has been working very closely with Fifa and so many organisations including African Development Bank to start up discussions in that regard.
The CAF President is extremely desirous of transforming the Continent not just as a football destination but a football economy with all the trappings of the ecosystem.
He believes the Continent is blessed with special talents and now is the time to properly harness such talents through proper and strategic investments in football development.