CAF President Donates Ksh57.9 Million to Aid 2,000 Africans

Patrice Motsepe
CAF President Motsepe together with other officials visiting and donating football balls to communities displaced by the military insurgents in Pemba on April 26.

On April 26, CAF President Patrice Motsepe donated Ksh57.9 ($500,000) to the displaced, after his tour in Mozambique 

The African football boss visited Cabo Delgado communities who were displaced by the military insurgents in Pemba. 

He made the donation through his foundation known as the Motsepe Foundation.

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“CAF donated USD 500 000 on behalf of the Motsepe Foundation,” read a statement from CAF. 

Motsepe, through his foundation, also donated football balls and bibs from CAF to approximately 2000 displaced families. 

The South African billionaire was accompanied by the co-founder and CEO of the Motsepe Foundation, Precious Moloi-Motsepe.  

Also present at the event was the Governor of Cabo Delgado, Valige Tauabo, CAF General Secretary, Veron Mosengo-Omba and the Mozambique Football Association, President Faizal Sidat. 

Motsepe while in Mozambique, also spoke to Forbes and requested investment by the government and private sector in African football. 

The CAF president is currently on a visit to the COSAFA region and is also expected to officially launch the African Schools Programme in Maputo. 

The new CAF tournament is a first-of-its-kind schools football programme that will see nine countries, out of the 14 from the region, taking part in the tournament.

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