CAF denounces the statements of the president of Napoli

"kef" Condemns the statements of the President of Naples
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Sunday 7 August 2022 – 21:15

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) denounced recent statements by Aurelio De Laurentiis, president of the Italian club Napoli, about his position on African players, and his claim that he would not sign any player from the continent, unless he signed no. to unite his country in the African Nations Cup competition, which generated a lot of controversy.

“CAF is dismayed by the irresponsible and unacceptable statements by the Napoli president about African players and the African Cup of Nations,” CAF said in a statement posted on its official website on Sunday.

The statement added: “I declare that players signing for Napoli must sign a waiver not to participate in the “Cane” as a condition of employment, and this is inconsistent with Article 14 of the FIFA Disciplinary Regulations; Therefore, we demand that the latter open a disciplinary investigation against the head of the Italian national team.”

“We are committed to the role that football plays in Africa, Europe, North and South America, Asia and the world in uniting and uniting people of different cultures, races, ethnic groups and religions, and we have no doubts about the commitment . of Naples and the European Union to this,” CAF said in its statement.

The African Football Confederation concluded: “The African Cup of Nations is the main tournament on the black continent and one of the main football tournaments in the world. Its latest edition has been shown in Cameroon in more than 160 countries, attracting more than 600 million viewers.

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