The president of the Confederation of African Football CAF , and Africa soccer legend, Samuel Eto’o were received by the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo H E. Felix Antoine Tshiesekedi on Saturday in an audience in Kinshasa during a maiden visit from CAF supremo.
They were part of a powerful all African football delegation including CAF president Ahmad Ahmad and CAF’s second vice président Constant Omari who doubles as the president of DR Congo Football Association and Samuel Eto’o.
The meeting was the very first for the CAf supremo since his election and an attempt for Ahmad to strengthen and consolidate ties with president Tshisekedi. His efforts are geared towards the promotion of football in the country and the Continental of which DR Congo Président Is a fan of.
This has been one of the major task CAF president has set aside as a means to accelerate the growth of football in Africa, that of building a favourable relationship with African leaders.
DR Congo is among the powerhouses of African football with many of her supporters self-confident they may record success in the 2019 Afcon.
The Leopards finished runner-up of group G and qualified with Zimbabwe for the June event while counting on players like Cedric Bakambu,Yannick Bolasie and Neeskens Lebanon.
They will face host Egypt ,Zimbabwe and Afcon returnees Uganda in group A.