FIFA President gifted with a jersey of Aubameyang in Gabon

Published on: 13 December 2019

Fifa president Gianni Infantino was gifted with a jersey of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on his visit to Gabon on Tuesday.

He met the football heads as well as the President of the Republic Ali Bongo Ondimba on a one-day visit  to discuss  the development of football in the nation.

The Swiss-Italian also visited the Gabon Football Federation’s headquarters, where he took the opportunity to exchange words with the federation’s leadership

Infantino was accompanied by France legend Youri Djorkaeff, the head of his Fifa delegation, and he believes the Central African nation will benefit from his grand plan for Africa.

“I am grateful for today’s audience with President Ali Bongo Ondimba, who is a great football fan. I would like to thank him for his support to our plans to bring African football to the top,” Infantino said.

“Gabon has naturally talented players and it is important to create the conditions for them to be able to play at the highest level in their home country and continent. There is a real passion for football here.

“They will benefit from social projects. This is the reason for the presence of Youri Djorkaeff, the boss of the Fifa Foundation in my delegation.”