FIFA Council Member Omari to oversee FERWAFA Polls

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) Council Member who also doubles as the Confederation of African Football (CAF) 2nd Vice President Constant Omari Selemani arrives in Rwanda on Thursday to supervise FERWAFA Election.

Selemani who was re-elected last week as the President of DR Congo FA (FECOFA) will oversee the FERWAFA elections scheduled for Saturday, at hotel in in Kigali City.

The FIFA’s Director Member Associations & Development, Africa – Caribbean, Mr. Veron Mosengo-Omba confirmed the development in a circular sent to Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) on Tuesday night, Ferwafa reported.

He said, “FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura, in agreement with the President of CAF, wishes to assure you of the presence of a distinguished representative of FIFA and the CAF in the person Mr. Constant Omari Selemani. President of FECOFA, Vice President of CAF and member of the FIFA Council, Constant Omari will represent not only CAF but also FIFA at your AGM.

“Thanking you for a good welcome and facilitating your stay in Rwanda, we wish you a good AG and good luck to all candidates,” added Mosengo-Omba.

Last week, CAF also confirmed Selemani as their representative at the FERWAFA’s Elective General Assembly in a communication seny by Secretary General Amr Fahmy.

Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) will to polls on Saturday to elect its President who will serve a four-year term from 2018 to 2021.

The Presidential seat is being contested by incumbent president Nzamwita Vincent and executive member in charge of women football who also doubles as the vice president of Rwanda National Olympic and Sport Committee Madam Rwemalika Felicite.