Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) regrets that it announced the death of General Seyi Memene, Honorary Vice-President of the CAF, in Lomé (Togo), after a long illness from Friday night until Saturday 21 November 2020.
Former president of the Togolese football federation and former CAF’s first vice-president, General Memene, received CAF’s golden order of merit with his retirement in 2011, after years of dedication and dedication to African football.
The president of the CAF, mr. Ahmad Ahmad, said: “General Memene will remain in our hearts as one of the great architects of the history of our institution. He has contributed to the writing of one of the finest pages of CAF.” The CAF president paid tribute to ‘his invaluable contribution to the development of African football in general and Togolese football in particular’. “My sincere thoughts of support and solidarity are with the family of General Memene for the loss of this great figure,” he added.
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President Ahmad commemorates former CAF Vice President Seyi Memene [PDF]