The Confederation of African Football has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with FIFPro African Division that will help improve relations between the two institutions.
The five year agreement signed last week on Saturday will help the two institutions work together towards taking African football to the next level.
CAF President Ahmad Ahmad stated that the objectives stated in the agreement will set up a common action plan that will see the two teams work cohesively.
“I Have always said since taking office that CAF would work with the players and the representatives on our continent to put African Football in the direction of history,” said Ahmad.
“For several years now, we have been getting closer to the 14 – memberFIFPro African Division which continues to grow. We know it we appreciate it and we have a common interest,” he further stated.
Fifpro African Division has 14 member countries including Kenya, South Africa, Botswana among others.
Kenya is represented by the Kenya Footballers Welfare Association headed by Jerry Santos.
Fifpro African Division President Geremi Njitap stated that the agreement will encourgae them and also strengthen their position at the national level.
“This agreement is not an end in itself but the beginning of a long and beautiful collaboration,” said Njitap