MAURICE TOGBA HABA, the director of University Sports in the West African nation of Guinea arrived in Kampala, Uganda on May 24th for a 5 day working visit at the secretariat of the Federation of Africa University Sports. This follows efforts by both FASU and Guinea to reestablish membership ties and grow the development of university sports on the continent, and the world over.
Mr. Haba, held his 1st meeting with the FASU Secretary General at the secretariat, where they discussed details of membership to both FASU and FISU. According to Ms Peninnah Aligawesa, the FASU secretary General, there is a lot of work being done in Guinea. She was convinced that both FISU and FASU will definitely consider the readmission of this country.
Mr. Haba also reiterated his country’s determination to engage with the wider Africa and the world through university sports and confirmed his government’s support towards attending the forthcoming 9th All Africa University Games scheduled for 02 to 06 July 2018 at Mekelle University in Ethiopia. He merited the return of guinea to the family of university sport in Africa and the world to the leadership of the Minister of Higher Education, Hon. Abdoulaye Yero Balde.
During his stay in Uganda, Mr. Haba shall hold discussions with the Association of Uganda University Sports (AUUS) and also meet with officials of the National Council of Sports and the Ministry of Education and Sports for the purposes of benchmarking.