Baffoe appointed as General Coordinator for 2018 World Cup

Accra� Mr. Tony Baffoe, Deputy General Secretary of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), has been appointed as one of the General Coordinators for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Mr. Baffoe, is one of the two Africans who have been appointed General Coordinators for the 2018Fedearion of International Football Association (FIAF) World Cup finals in Russia this June and July.

Also designated is South African Football Association (SAFA) General Manager for Football Business, Mr. Russell Paul.

Messrs Russell and Baffoe, were among the elite General Coordinators from around the world, who were assigned to see to the smooth running of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and FIFA has once again shown confidence into the two by giving them responsibilities during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Mr. Russell is a seasoned administrator and is among a few influential General Coordinators within CAF, who have handled FIFA World Cup assignments.

Baffoe is Executive Director of the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PfAG) and has been involved in various successful ventures.

Last year, won the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Sports Personality of the Year.

Source: Ghana News Agency