The 2017 Aiteo CAF Awards is the first of many more amazing Aiteo CAF award ceremonies to come. The event, unlike any other CAF Awards ever held, recorded a massive success, leaving both awardees and attendees alike in awe at the level of excellence displayed by the organizers, Aiteo.
In a press release, CAF President, Ahmad, on behalf of the entire CAF team has expressed his joy and relief, thanking organizers Aiteo for an incredible job. He also thanked hosts, Ghana and President Akufo-Addo for being such splendid hosts.
“We wish to express our sincere gratitude to Ghana President His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for attending the AITEO CAF Awards 2017 in Accra last night.” He began.
“We would like to acknowledge his extraordinary contribution to the event that made it lively as his thought-provoking message touched on some of the key things impacting the game in Africa.
We would also like to thank the former President of Ghana, His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings and his wife Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, former President of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo as well as Madam Clar Weah, the in-coming First Lady of Liberia, for representing her husband His Excellency George Weah at the event.
We want to thank all the dignitaries that took the time out of their busy schedules to attend the event and also to the people of Ghana for the big turnout.
For the first time in the history of this awards ceremony, the legends of African football played a major role as they turned up in their numbers to grace the occasion.” He continued.
He went on to say “For those who were present and for those who could not come, we are grateful and we would like to assure them that we will deepen their contribution to the development of the game in Africa.
Their presence helped to make this event a great success and their enthusiasm and positive spirit helped make our time together very productive.
For the nominees and award winners, we would like to congratulate all of them as they deserve the recognition they got. We want to encourage them and all the footballers across Africa to work harder this year to continue to hoist the flag of Africa wherever they find themselves.”
“We would like to thank all clubs that released their players for the event particularly Liverpool Football Club of England for their outspoken show of respect for African football by releasing their top players to attend the event even though they have an important matches few hours after the event in Accra.
Our sponsors AITEO deserve big commendation as their significant support ensured the fantastic display last night” He added.