President Paul Kagame this Thursday morning received Gianni Infantino, the President of the world football federation who arrived in Kigali on Wednesday afternoon for the 8th FIFA Council Meeting.
The 8th FIFA Council Meeting is scheduled for Friday, 26 October 2018 at 9am at Kigali Convention Center in Kigali City.
Rwanda was chosen to host the 8th FIFA Council Meeting during FIFA’s first meeting of the year held in March, 2018 in Bogotá, Colombia.
The FIFA Council Meeting which brings together different delegates from different confederations across the globe will focus on issues pertaining to the development of football.
Other heads of football associations like Presidents, Vice Presidents, selected Executive Committee Members and General Secretaries of CONMEBOL, AFC, UEFA, CAF, CONCACAF and OFC, and various FIFA Commission members are also expected in Kigali.
On the agenda of the Council Meeting will among other key issues discuss plans to revamp the World Cup and introduce a global nation’s leagues.