Nairobi: The African Cycling Confederation Holds its Congress with the Participation of Morocco

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The Confederation of African Cycling (CAC) held its on Tuesday in Nairobi its congress with the participation of the Secretary General of the Royal Moroccan Cycling Federation Lahcen Khasri, the President of the International Cycling Union (UCI), David Lappartient, and the Kenyan Minister of Sports Ababu Namwamba.

The Congress, which was attended by more than 30 federations, examined the situation of the national federations and approved the minutes of the last Congress, held in March 2021 in Cairo, the accounts and financial statements for the period 2021-2022, as well as the budget for 2023.

While welcoming the expansion of cycling in the African continent, the UCI President stated to the press that the 2025 UCI Road World Championships will be held for the first time in their history on the African continent, precisely in Rwanda.

He stressed that an agreement was signed during the congress to organize the upcoming championships more professionally.

For his part, the President of the CAC Mohamed Wagih Azzam said that the congress was an opportunity to make changes to some statutes of the African Confederation and to approve the organization of several championships in different African countries. Thus, the focus was on the development of women’s cycling on the continent.

Jihan Rmili

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