Fifa president Infantino to visit Ghana on Monday

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The world football governing boss is set for a one-day working visit to the West African country

Fifa president Gianni Infantino will be visiting Ghana on Monday, the Ghana Football Association has announced.

The one-day visit will see the Fifa boss call on Ghana president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House.

The gesture is aimed at strengthening ties between the world football governing body and the West African nation, according to Ghana football association.

“This is an important milestone for football in Ghana with president Infantino coming to the country to share ideas of his vision for the game," Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi said in a statement on the body’s official website.

"President Infantino's visit is unique because it gives our key stakeholders the chance to exchange ideas with a sitting Fifa president to help shape the future of the game.

"We are delighted to host the Fifa president in Ghana and we are confident the visit will further accelerate the development of the game in the country."

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Infantino will also visit the headquarters of Ghana FA followed by a meeting with the Executive Committee and key stakeholders. A press conference will round off the visit, local officials said.

Infantino was elected Fifa president on February 26, 2016.