POSTED: July 14th 2013

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ANOCA: Palenfo for another term as leader Sithole back in SG position

IOC chief Dr. Jacques Rogge was made an Ivorian Chief by the local tribe adding an original honor to his recognitions as IOC head / ANOCA
IOC chief Dr. Jacques Rogge was made an Ivorian Chief by the local tribe adding an original honor to his recognitions as IOC head / ANOCA

IOC Head Dr Jacques Rogge and ANOC Chief Sheikh Al Sabah / ANOCA
IOC Head Dr Jacques Rogge and ANOC Chief Sheikh Al Sabah / ANOCA

LAURA WALDEN / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) has renewed the third term of President for longtime leader Lassana Palenfo at their 15th annual General Assembly in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Prime Minister of the Government of Côte d'Ivoire, Daniel Kablan, opened the meeting.

As well Tommy Sithole, current International Olympic Committee (IOC) International Relations director, was elected as Secretary General a role that he had before he went to the IOC under the leadership of Dr. Jacques Rogge.

Also elected were:  1st Vice President : Beraf Moustapha 2nd Vice President : Joao Manuel Da Costa Alegre Alfonso 3rd Vice President : Philippe Thyn Voon Hao Shun Ha 4th Vice-President : Matlohang Moiloa Ramoqopo.

Head of ANOC, Sheikh Ahmad Al Sabah, was attending the continental association meeting as well as three IOC Presidential candidates, Thomas Bach from Germany, Ser Miang Ng of Singapore, and C.K. Wu of Taiwan.


Keywords · ANOCA · Africa · Lassana Palenfo


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