CAF (The Confederation of African Football) and Adidas signed in CAF Headquarters an extension of their agreement until 2016.
Adidas, long standing CAF partner, provides sport equipments to CAF for its events and developing programs including courses for coaching, refereeing, sports medicine and Football administration. Adidas contribute also financially.
A special ball was conceived by adidas, for all CAF events and also for other football activities in the African continent. The successful launching was conducted during the MTN – 26th African Cup of Nations in Ghana 2008.
CAF President Issa Hayatou said "The signing ceremony with adidas represent a greatest moment in the history of our institution.
I am pretty convinced that the extension of our partnership, once again, with our traditional partner will continue to strengthen our relationship which geared towards the development of CAF as well as Football in the continent."
Herbert Hainer CEO of the adidas group said "I am equally proud and happy to see that the partnership between CAF and adidas will continue in the future.
CAF is the architect of football in Africa in the future and their work has delivered tremendous results over the last years. We grew with each other and I am very confident that this will continue in the years to come for the benefit of the sport in Africa "