The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has approved a minute of silent in honour of the late Gibril Santigie Moseray Fadika before the commencement of the crunch AFCON fixture between the Elephants of Cote D’Ivoire and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in Bouake on the 3rd of September 2016.
In a letter sent to the SLFA this afternoon, CAF stated that it has approved the request made by SLFA President, Madam Isha Johansen for the observance of “a minute silence in honour of a great patriot, friend, brother and football pioneer".
Madam Johansen made an emotional call to her colleague Sidy Diallo, President of the Ivorian Football Federation and also to CAF immediately the late Moseray Fadika was pronounced dead.
It is expected that the Leone Stars will also carry black arm bands as part of the honour of the loss of a “great patriot” and philanthropist.
Madam Johansen upon receiving the letter was full of emotion and with tears dropping down her cheeks, she said; “His spirit lives on and he will be with the players as we set out to relive history".
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