FIVB President meets Republic of Chad President Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno

The FIVB President visited Chad to discuss the development of volleyball in the country

FIVB President Dr Ary S Graça F° recently met the Republic of Chad’s head of state and President of the Transitional Military Council, Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno, during a visit to the country.

The FIVB President was invited to visit the Republic of Chad by Volleyball Federation of Chad President Idriss Dokony. Joining him at the meeting were FIVB Executive Vice-President and African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) President Bouchra Hajij, FIVB Executive Vice-President Habu Ahmed Gumel and the President of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), Mustapha Berraf.

During the meeting, the FIVB President confirmed his committment to supporting the Volleyball Federation of Chad with equipment and coaching, and reiterated his overall dedication to the development of volleyball in Africa.

The FIVB President also received the Officer rank of the National Order of Chad from the head of the nation, the highest Chadian honorary decoration that rewards personal merit and eminent service rendered to the nation.

During his visit to the Republic of Chad, the FIVB President also visited the Lycée Félix Eboué, the oldest school in Chad’s capital and met with the students who play volleyball.  

FIVB President Dr Ary S Graça F° said:

“It was a pleasure to visit Chad and meet the head of state as well as my colleagues in African sports and volleyball. I am committed to supporting Chad and all the other National Federations in Africa through equipment and coaching support to help grow our beloved sport on the continent.”