diskidaily.co.zaExcitement Builds As Wenger Joins South Africa's Football Development Plans

Excitement Builds As Wenger Joins South Africa’s Football Development Plans

SAFA President Danny Jordaan has confirmed that legendary former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will be visiting South Africa in the coming weeks. Wenger, who now holds the position of Chief of Global Football Development at FIFA, will be sharing his vast knowledge of development and grassroots programs with the country.

SAFA has signed up for FIFA’s Talent Development Programme, and Wenger’s visit is expected to assist in mapping out a plan to rebuild the national teams from youth to senior level. The 72-year-old Frenchman previously wrote a report on each FIFA member association’s global competitiveness and has been invited to help address the notable decline in South Africa’s national teams.

SAFA President Danny Jordaan confirmed that Arsene Wenger will be visiting South Africa after attending the FIFA congress in Kigali, Rwanda on 18 March, where Gianni Infantino will be elected for a third term as FIFA president. Jordaan stated that further discussions with Wenger will take place in Kigali, with the exact dates for his visit to South Africa to be finalized afterward.

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Excitement Builds As Wenger Joins South Africa’s Football Development Plans

SAFA is looking forward to engaging with Wenger and other key players in FIFA to address the development programs for coaching and youth sectors, which are among the main issues affecting South African football. Wenger’s visit will be an exciting prospect for the country and will serve as a building block for the newly implemented ‘Vision 2030.’

SAFA President Danny Jordaan confirmed that Arsene Wenger will be visiting South Africa after attending the FIFA congress in Kigali, Rwanda on 18 March, where Gianni Infantino will be elected for a third term as FIFA president. Jordaan stated that further discussions with Wenger will take place in Kigali, with the exact dates for his visit to South Africa to be finalized afterwards.

SAFA is looking forward to engaging with Wenger and other key players in FIFA to address the development programs for coaching and youth sectors, which are among the main issues affecting South African football. Wenger’s visit will be an exciting prospect for the country and will serve as a building block for the newly implemented ‘Vision 2030.’

 

 

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