Confederation Africaine de Football President – Dr. Patrice Motsepe on Thursday arrived at the headquarters of the African football governing body in Cairo to assume duty.

Accompanying him to the office located in 6 October city were Veron Mosengo-Omba [General Secretary], and FIFA Council member Hani Abou Rida.

Dr. Motsepe had a brief meeting with his staff, briefing them about his plans.

‚ÄúToday’s meeting is a follow-up to our first meeting held in Rabat on the evening of my election as CAF President.

“What is essential is that we must all share the ambition to make African football more competitive at the global level. Together with your GS Mr. Veron, we have the right person and the expertise to give the administration the necessary impetus.

“We must keep the promises we made to the football community, and I know we will leave a great legacy for this continent.”

“I was planning to come here earlier, but as you know the sanitary restrictions did not allow it.

“Today I am delighted to be here and I need people who will do a good job. There is a lot to do, and we need you to give 100%.”