The President of African Handball Confederation in Mali for a working session
Life of the federations affiliated to the African Handball Confederation is a project which is dear to the heart of the President of the body which is in charge of African Handball. It is in this sense that Dr Mansourou AREMOU, at the head of a CAHB delegation, paid a working visit to Mali, from December 6 to 9, 2022.
The President of CAHB started his working tour with a first meeting with the Executive Board of the Malian Handball Federation, headed by the Commissioner Lieutenant-Colonel Cheick Mohamed Cherif Tounkara. The priority axis of this working session was the development of Malian Handball. The main part of the work consisted in defining the tasks to help the federation in its will to develop the discipline on a national level in an efficient way.
Dr Mansourou AREMOU then paid a courtesy visit to Mr Habib Sissoko, President of the Malian National Olympic and Sports Committee.
It was next the representatives of the Handball actors, namely referees, coaches, league players, to enjoy a rich exchange with the President of the African Handball Confederation. These 17 representatives, totally enlightened at the end of this meeting, promised to bring their energy and their competence, to raise the level of Malian Handball.
The next step and one of the most important of this stay was the meeting with the Minister of Sports. The President of CAHB made a point of underlining that his working visit was also in all respects, a deep mark of gratitude to the Malian authorities in general and to the Ministry of Sports in particular, for what is done for the development of Malian Handball. In his part, the Minister of Sports also wished to salute the good management of President Mansourou AREMOU, which has given him so many years at the head of the African institution. He wished him success and promised to continue to support the Malian Handball Federation. « A young person who practices sport is a young person who flourishes, » he said to encourage the President of the CAHB to continue to assist all federations members of CAHB.
In the line of sight of this working session in Mali, the sports infrastructures of the country were visited.
President Mansourou AREMOU closed his stay with an audience with the President of the transition of Mali, his Excellency, Colonel ASSIMI GOITA. The latter assured of his support in the immersion and development of Handball in Mali. The audience ended with the handing over of the golden plate of the CAHB to the first authority of Mali.