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African football is set to embark on a new era, with greater investment in football development- Gianni Infantino

African football is set to embark on a new era, with greater investment in football development and the chance for more teams to shine on the global stage, FIFA ( President Gianni Infantino told a workshop for African Member Associations.

Speaking at the opening of the two-day event in Paris, the FIFA President stressed the importance of finding ways of encouraging more players to remain in Africa to exercise their profession.

Gianni Infantino said that the decision to expand the FIFA World Cup to 48 teams, with nine guaranteed spots for CAF as opposed to the previous five, would have knock-on effects in encouraging investment.

The video submission includes FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaking at the beginning of a workshop in Paris for member associations from Africa.

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Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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