The President of the Republic Macky Sall and Alassane Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire are the two winners of the 2023 CAF President’s Excellence Award. This distinction is the first to recognize the exceptional contribution of President Macky Sall to the influence and growth of national football, in particular his affirmed support for the different categories and his total involvement in the construction of infrastructure and sports facilities such as the President Abdoulaye stadium. Wade to Diamniadio. His efforts have made it possible to consolidate the good place that Senegalese football occupies today in Africa and in the world. This is how the Senegalese Football Federation justified this distinction.
The CAF Awards ceremony is scheduled for December 11, 2023 in Marrakech. It is on this occasion that the two Presidents will receive the awards.
Furthermore, President Macky Sall accepted with pleasure this prestigious distinction. He praised the leadership of President Patrice Motsepe since he took charge of CAF.
However, due to his absence, President Macky Sall will be represented at the awards ceremony by Mr. Lat Diop, Minister of Sports.