Some African football legends will be in attendance as the Ivorian capital of Abidjan hosts two major events on the continent’s football calendar. The CAF Ordinary General Assembly and the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying draw will take place on Thursday (today) and many African football icons were invited to grace the events.
Among those invited are some African champions as well as some famous players who excelled at the World Cup.
From Senegal’s Elhadji Diouf to Cote d’Ivoire’s revered Didier Drogba, alongside notable personalities like Togo’s Emmanuel Adebayor, the cream of African football’s elite will be present.
Other esteemed guests are Jay Jay Okocha (Nigeria), Alexandre Song (Cameroon), Wael Gomaa (Egypt), Asamoah Gyan (Ghana), Khalilou Fadiga (Senegal), Geremi Njitap (Cameroon), Houssine Kharja (Morocco), and Youri Djorkaeff (France).
Prominent Ivorian legends like Didier Zokora, Siaka Tiene, Aruna Dindane, Cyril Domoraud, Alain Gouamene, Abdoulaye Traore, Emmanuel Eboue, Ahmed Ouattara, Bonaventure Kalou, and many others will also be present.
*Credit: CAF Media