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Former Arsenal coach Wenger graces CAF EXCO meeting

KIGALI, RWANDA – Botswana Football Association (BFA) President and CAF EXCO member, Maclean Letshwiti is currently in Kigali, Rwanda where he attended the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executive Committee meeting held at Serena Hotel on Saturday.
 
The EXCO meeting was chaired by CAF President, Dr. Patrice Motsepe. Also present, among other distinguished guests was FIFA President, Gianni Infantino and former Arsenal coach, Arsene Wenger, who currently serves as the world football body FIFA Chief of Global Football Development.
 
The main items on the Agenda related to the implementation of the Pan-African Schools Football Championship, the CAF/FIFA Refereeing Agreement and the FIFA-CAF USD 1 billion Infrastructure Development project. Amongst some of the matters discussed included the 2022-2024 competitions calendar and the challenges relating to the pre-match Covid19 testing.
Prior to the EXCO meeting, the CAF President held several meetings including with the six CAF Zonal Unions Presidents (CECAFA, COSAFA, UNAF, UNIFFAC, WAFU A and WAFU B.

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๐—–๐—”๐—™ ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ก ๐—”๐—™๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—–๐—”๐—ก ๐—ฆ๐—–๐—›๐—ข๐—ข๐—Ÿ ๐—™๐—ข๐—ข๐—ง๐—•๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ ๐—–๐—›๐—”๐— ๐—ฃ๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—›๐—œ๐—ฃ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ/๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ ๐—ž๐—œ๐—–๐—ž๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ง ๐—ง๐—ข๐——๐—”๐—ฌ

The CAF Pan-African Schools Football Championship is an intercontinental schools soccer tournament for both boys and girls focusing on youth participation in the growth and development to shape future leaders.
 
This yearโ€™s CAF PAN AFRICAN SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 1st edition-season 2022/23 commence today (August 5th to the 7th August 2022)
 
Its objective is to promote and develop the educational, cultural, and humanitarian aspects of organized football in Africa by implementing youth programmes.
 
The competition is open to young students (girls and boys) aged 13 to 15 years, regularly attending school that has signed with the BFA and whose schools have been selected according to criteria set by CAF.
 
๐“๐ก๐ž ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ข๐ฉ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฌ๐œ๐ก๐จ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐š๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ๐ฌ:
 
๐Œ๐š๐จ๐ค๐š ๐‰๐’๐’
๐๐ž๐ค๐ž๐ง๐ž๐ง๐ž ๐‰๐’๐’
๐Œ๐ฆ๐š๐ฉ๐ก๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š ๐‰๐’๐’
๐‘๐š๐๐ข๐ฌ๐ž๐ฅ๐ž ๐‰๐’๐’
๐๐š๐ง๐จ๐ ๐š๐ง๐  ๐‰๐’๐’
๐™๐ฐ๐ž๐ง๐ฌ๐ก๐š๐ฆ๐›๐ž ๐‰๐’๐’
๐’๐ž๐ค๐ ๐ž๐ฅ๐ž ๐‰๐’๐’
๐“๐ก๐š๐ฆ๐š๐ ๐š ๐‰๐’๐’
๐๐จ๐ค๐š๐ฆ๐จ๐ฌ๐จ ๐‰๐’๐’
๐Œ๐จ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ฆ๐จ ๐‰๐’๐’
 
Selected teams are part of the entire edition of the Pan-African School Football Championship, organized during the 2022/2023 season and will take place in three phases:
 
I. The National Phase from March to July 2022
II. The Zonal Phase from September to December 2022
III. The Continental Phase from March to July 2023
 
The games will be played at the Lekidi Football Centre grounds from 0800 to 1700 hours.

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