Ivorian Football Federation president, Augustin Sidy Dialo, died on 21st November 2020. And further to this sad event, GFF President Lamin Kaba Bajo dispatched a message of condolence on behalf of The Gambia Football Federation and the Football family in Gambia.
“My deepest condolence to the bereaved family and Ivorian Football Federation.” Wrote GFF President Bajo.
It is reportedly said that Mr. Dialo contracted the Covid-19 virus. And he was admitted to Hospital where his death eventually occured. Mr. Bajo described his counterpart as a genuine African football icon with passion and dedication to the growth of football on the continent and the world at large. “May Allah have mercy on the departed soul“. President Bajo concludes.
In another condolence message on the passing away of one of Africa’s greatest football icon, President Bajo further expressed his deepest shock and sadness on the death of former CAF Vice President General Seyi Memene who also passed away on Saturday 21 November 2020.
“Deepest condolences to the bereaved family on the demise of a great football icon.” Mr Bajo prayed for the former CAF veep for Allah to grant him Janatul Firdaous.
General Memene was the former Togo FF President. And was one of CAF’s longest serving Vice Presidents under former Boss Isa Hayatou. May their souls rest in Peace.