Top African football icons set to grace continental finals of CAF African Schools Football Championship

African football legends, Emmanuel Adebayor, Daniel Amokachi and Amanda Dlamini are some of the top names that have been confirmed for the Continental Finals of the CAF African Schools Football Championship 2024 scheduled in Zanzibar between 21 24 May 2024.The CAF African Schools Football Championship is the schools competition that includes over 44 African countries with over 800000 participants of Boys and Girls under the age of 15.This is the second edition of the competition that is not only focused on Football but also on a number of programmes including Young Referees Programme, Young Reporter Programme and Safeguarding.Adebayor, CAF Player of the Year in 2008, represented Togo at the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany for their only appearance at the tournament. Ex-striker for Arsenal, Manchester City, Real Madrid, and others, the Togolese star has had a successful career, earning over 85 caps withLes Eperviers.Nigerian football star Amokachi played 42 international matches for the Super Eagles. He participated in the 1994 and 1998 FIFA World Cups and was part of the team that won the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations in 1994 and the Olympic Games in 1996.Former Banyana Banyana (South Africa) captain Dlamini played in two TotalEnergies CAF Womens Africa Cup of Nations competitions where they finished third and second in 2010 and 2012, respectively. She is one of thefew footballers, both in the men’s and womens national teams to reach 100 caps.Dlamini recently made history when she became the first female to be part of the world commentary feed at the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Cote dIvoire 2023.Also on the list are local stars Abdi Kassim Sadalla, former Tanzanian National Team Captain, and Hilda Masanche, Head coach of the Tanzania U17 Women’s National Team.The Legends will feature in various activities to promote and support football development among African youth.The finals will bring together talented young players from across the continent, providing them a platform to showcase their skills and passion for the game.