Bermuda Football Association President Mark Wade was in attendance as the World Football Governing Body, held a FIFA Executive Football Summit (EFS), at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre (JNICC) in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, jetted in early this morning as he together with other top FIFA and CAF officials brought together presidents and general secretaries of 21 FIFA member associations including Bermuda to same table.
Also, key figures taking part in the crucial summit include FIFA Vice-President David Gill, FIFA General Secretary Fatma Diouf Samoura and CAF President Ahmad Ahmad.
Tanzania was selected as a Member Association to host one of the 12 FIFA EFS meetings, which begun last November and will stretch up to March, this year, as part of President Infantino’s vision of ‘bringing FIFA back to football and football back to FIFA. Early last week, Minister Mwakyembe said it was important for the country to seize the opportunity of hosting a meeting of such magnitude, to ensure its ripples leave significant effect to the country’s football development.