Kagame promises more support to the cause of football

Published by Théophile Niyitegeka
On 27 February 2017 saa 12:21
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President Paul Kagame yesterday received Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) and promised cooperation to promote football.

They met yesterday in Gabiro, RDF combat training center in Gatsibo district of Eastern Province on the sidelines of the Leadership Retreat being held for the 14th time.

The spokesperson of FERWAFA, Ruboneza Prosper has told IGIHE that president Kagame and FIFA president Infantino held talks on the progress of Rwanda’s football where Infantino commended him for promoting football.

Infantino was referring to tournaments Kagame has been funding including the Confederation of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA).

President Kagame promised Infantino that Rwanda is ready to host any football competitions FIFA want to be held in the country of thousand hills.

He also assured that the government of Rwanda will keep supporting the construction of Ferwafa Hotel which Infantino launched.

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President Paul Kagame with Gianni Infantino yesterday.Photo Village Urugwiro
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President Paul Kagame and Gianni Infantino pose for a group photo.


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