CAF Awards 2018 :The CAF delegation happy with their visit to Goree Island.

Goree Island, one of the sites that will host the 2018 CAF Awards activities was visited on 24 November by  some members of the continental football governing body . The delegation included among other officials Antony Baffoe, CAF Deputy General Secretary, Nathalie Rabé, CAF  Director of Communication and Hédi Hamel  Advisor to President Ahmad Ahmad.The guests of Goree Island Mayor,  Me Augustin Senghor who is also President of the Senegalese Football Federation, and Vice President of the Local Organizing Committee of this event were  then able to  be on the premises  where many activities will be held on January 7, 2019.

Thus, in addition to the visit of  CAF, FIFA and Senegalese Government guests billed  for this historic Island on January 7, on the eve of the awards ceremony, there will also be a press conference of the three female player nominees, followed by the press conference  of Ahmad Ahmad , CAF President. According to Hédi Hamel, what he saw in Goree Island  shows  that the guests will spend unforgettable moments there. « They will discover a page of African history that is certainly not known enough,» he said, adding that he was particularly moved when he set foot on that land that has  experienced  the worst ill-treatment of human beings .