CAF President, Dr Patrice Motsepe visited the headquarters of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations match officials in Douala, Cameroon.  

The President once again underscored the role of the match officials in the advancement of football in Africa.  

He said: “For the last few months, we have spoken passionately about developing and advancing African football. We have spoken about making African football amongst the best in the world. But these cannot just be words and ideals alone, this must be followed by tangible actions and tangible results.  

“The referees are key in the future and development of African football. The commitment to referees under my leadership and this leadership of CAF is one of the pillars and an important focus area.