Caf President Ahmad Ahmad touched down Burkina Faso capital Ouagadougou Thursday night for a three-day working visit.
The new leader of African football is embarking on the trip which will last until August 6 at the invitation of Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.
Ahmad, joined by his 1st Vice and Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi, Loic Claude Gerand and Caf Media Manager Mohamed Thabet, was received at the Ouagadougou International Airport by Burkina Faso Football Federation boss Sita Sanagare, a representative of the Ministry of Sports and Leisure and a huge number of National Union of Stallions Supporters.
Speaking to the media at the airport lounge upon arrival, Ahmad explained his mission in the West African country:
“I am happy to be here to honour an invitation from the President of Burkina Faso.
“I would like to thank him together with the President of Burkina Faso Football Federation and I am glad this is a working visit.
“I will be able to see the football projects that exist here and together with my host, we will discuss on how to develop the game here,” he stated.
The Caf boss will hold a meeting with the Burkina Faso President on Friday before heading to the Burkina Faso Football Federation (FBF) headquarters where he will have a working session with the Executive Committee.
Also, during the course of this trip, he will attend the final of the Faso Cup (both men and women) on Saturday, pay a call on His Majesty the Mogho Naba Baongho, Emperor of the Mossé before holding a press briefing at Hotel Splendid.
Caf President Ahmad is scheduled to present the trophy to the winning team in the Faso Cup final between EFO and the USFA.