Serhat Tunar -TDO- According to Sputnik, President of FIFA Gianni Infantino, made a speech at the 32nd African Union Leaders Summit organized in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Infantino stated that football is more than a game and many problems in the African continent can be solved by using football.
FIFA President said he is aware that leaders are discussing serious issues such as refugees, economic problems and integration, and said, "Football is the only thing that unites all of Africa."
"Football is more than a game," Infantino said, adding that the game could be a tool to provide economic integration between countries on the continent. "Africa can overcome many problems with football," said Infantino.
Gianni Infantinostated that FIFA has invested $ 112 million in infrastructure in Africa every year. He also recalled that the first woman general secretary of FIFA was Senegalese Samba Diouf Samoura.