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FIFA president meets Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki during duty tour

President of football’s world governing body, FIFA, Gianni Infantino on Friday met with Eritrea president Isaias Afwerki during a working visit to Asmara.

According to Information Minister, Yemane Meskel, Infantino was hosted by Afwerki at the Denden Guest House in Asmara. He also visited a grassroots training event at the Asmara stadium.

The FIFA boss, who was accompanied by other top officials including his secretary-general, Fatma Samoura, also met with the Eritrean Commissioner for Sports and Culture, Ambassador Zemede Tecle and also toured UNESCO Heritage sites.

The FIFA president has recently had African related engagements including an interview session in Mauritania on the sidelines of the FIFA Summit.

The FIFA president has recently had African related engagements including an interview session in Mauritania on the sidelines of the FIFA Summit.

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