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FIFA and EU to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Sunday

FIFA and European Union will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the 9 July at 11:00 at the press conference room of the Olympiastadion in Berlin as part of the daily media briefing for the "Win in Africa with Africa" initiative to empower the African continent through football and the first FIFA World Cup on African soil in 2010. The agreement will cover the whole ACP (African Caribbean and Pacific countries).

  • FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, The President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso Commissioner Louis Michel, responsible for Development and Humanitarian Aid

will set a seal on this agreement in attendance the President of the Republik of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki.