The Senegalese Football Federation on Saturday,May 4th held its ordinary General meeting at Leopold S Senghor Stadium in Dakar, exactly 12 months and ten days after the last General Meeting held on the same premises.
This has been an opportunity for the Senegalese Football leading body to display the 2018 activity report. A report that is in line with the instruction of the executive committee.
Hence, the year 2018 was marked by major sporting events, including the first participation of Senegal National team A to a world cup(Russia 2018), the AFCON 2019 qualifiers, the participation of U20 squad to the Niger 2019 AFCON ,as well as the U17 participation in Tanzania 2019 AFCON, the participation of the Beach soccer team in the African Cup of Nations held in Egypt, where they got their fifth continental trophy.
The cost of all these events, in addition to salaries, bonuses, subsidies given to clubs from national championship, the professional league and the remuneration of referees among others ,have generated expenses of four billion eight hundred fifty million CFA franc.
As of 31 December 2018,the Senegalese Football Federation had a cash balance of about three billion CFA.
This Ordinary General Meeting was also an opportunity to show the new orientation of the federation, that wants to improve all its sectors; from the functioning of the General Secretariat,to that of the National Technical Department, including National referring Department.
Delegates from the 14 regions have been very satisfied with Jules Francois Bocande technical center in Toubab Dialaw and the Guereo Excellence Center.
The first is used as training camp for the different national squads.It accommodates also other activities such as courses for referees and other football actors.
The second, which is handed over by CAF, has been totally refurbished.It will strengthen the system set up at Toubab Dialao.
The General Meeting validated the activity and financial atatement opening up other perspectives to improve assets.