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Santo Domingo.– A high powered football delegation headed by FIFA president Joseph Blatter was on Thursday wrapping up a three-nation swing through the Caribbean, ahead of Friday’s XXVIII CONCACAF Ordinary Congress in Panama City.

FIFA Vice President and CONCACAF President, Jeffrey Webb, and Secretary General Jérôme Valcke accompanied Blatter on a three-day tour which included visits to the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Cuba. The tour was intended mainly to inaugurate FIFA’s Goal Projects in the region.

“We are honoured to have President Blatter and Secretary General Valcke for a week-long tour to see some of the advancements within the CONCACAF region,” said Webb during a press conference in Santo Domingo.

“At CONCACAF, we are following FIFA’s footprints by empowering the region through development,” he added.

The FIFA/CONCACAF delegation held talks with the President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina Sanchez and President of the Dominican Football Federation, Osiris Guzman.

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5 comment(s)
Written by: andujar67, 20 Apr 2013 2:34 PM
From: United States
Excellent about time ..Jamaica watch
Written by: andujar67, 20 Apr 2013 2:37 PM
From: United States
Hopefully we could host the gold cup next time..
Written by: andujar67, 20 Apr 2013 2:37 PM
From: United States
Hopefully we could host the gold cup next time..
Written by: anthonyC, 21 Apr 2013 8:09 PM
From: United States

Euroweenie kickball. Sport of the poor and ignorant.

Written by: Atabey, 22 Apr 2013 10:06 AM
From: United States, Bring DT Forum Back--

Perhaps AC, but you miss the salient points:

1. No other World Sport can match Futbol/Football/Soccer's marketing magic.

2. Having a good National Team creates an enormous PR positive environment.

3. There are Billions of dollars in the sport and Dominicans have been missing getting some of that.

4. Creates important opportunities for countries to get to know each other.

There are more points.

Almost forgot: Having Dread eat his words would be priceless. LOL

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