CAF – Cote d’lvoire
The government of Cote d’lvoire recently honoured CAF President Issa Hayatou and CAF General Secretary Mustapha Fahmy for their contribution to the development of the game in Africa. The ceremony took place at the awards night organised by the association as part of the activities to mark the 50th anniversary of CAF on 16 October, and to honour individuals and organisations that have played a significant role in the development of football. Hayatou was presented with the Commandeur de I’Ordre National de la Cote d’lvoire whereas Fahmy received the Commandeur de I’Ordre de Merite Sportif de la Cote d’lvoire from Laurent Dona Fologo, the president of the economic and social council and a former minister of sport. Former national team star Laurent Pokou was named as Cote d’lvoire’s best player in the last 50 years.