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
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.