WINDHOEK, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- The first-ever General Secretaries Academy Seminar organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in partnership with UEFA kicked off in Namibia's capital Windhoek on Monday.
General Secretaries of CAF member associations took part in the seminar, which will conclude on Friday.
The seminar emanated from concern about the improvement of governance and capacity building in the member associations. The workshop will be opened by CAF Deputy General Secretary Essadik Alaoui and UEFA has dispatched a team of nine football management experts to help facilitate the seminar.
CAF members represented at the GS Academy Workshop are hosts Namibia, Liberia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, Botswana, Angola, Equatorial Guinea and Gambia.
The next leg of the CAF GS Academy will be in Ethiopia from Nov. 5-9 which will be followed by two seminars in January 2019 in Djibouti and then in February and March in Morocco.