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Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast, News

Cooperation with the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) in progress

Representatives of Esprit de Sport International and Sweden’s Ambassador to the Ivory Coast with several countries, Maria Leissner met on Tuesday, October 8, the Ivorian Football Federation.

Maria Leissner explained that her role as ambassador is about initiating cooperation between the two countries in many different areas. It is not just about business but also about culture and sports. Maria presented Esprit de sport International to the Football Federation and expressed a desire to link football in Sweden and Ivory Coast through Esprit de Sport Internationals activities.

Maria’s initiative received a very positive reception and 1st Deputy Chair of the Football Federation, Sory Diabate mentioned that there have been many touch points over the years. It was he who negotiated and made sure that Sven-Göran Eriksson became coach of the Ivorian national team “The Elephants”.

Together we are now planning a long-term collaboration. Among other things, was discussed to start a joint project to develop female football in Ivory Coast.


Joy – Fellowship – Responsibility

Ivory Coast, News, Sweden

Esprit de Sport presented to Swedish minister of Commerce

On the 7-9 of April a Swedish trade delegation headed by the Minister of Commerce, Ann Linde and the Swedish Ambassador, Maria Leissner visited Ivory Coast.

The Chairman of Esprit de Sport, Petter Lafrenz was invited to a meeting with the delegation at Hotel Tiama on Tuesday the 9th of April.

All leading Swedish companies active in Ivory Coast was present at the meeting, I.e. Volvo, Scania, Ericson, SSAB…

Petter had 5 minutes to present Esprit de Sport and the interest and the appreciation of our undertakings where huge. Hopefully this will lead to some interesting partnerships.

Ivory Coast, News, Organisation

Albert Guiro new chairman for Esprit de Sport – Cote d’Ivoire

We are very proud to announce that Albert Guiro will take over as chairman of our associated organization in Cote d’Ivoire.

Esprit de Sport – Cote d’Ivoire


Extensive experience

Albert has a long history in the sport in Cote d’Ivoire.

He is among other things vice president of Fimada and FIMAA, the Ivorian and International Federation of Maracana. Maracana is a West Africa street football that is now growing around the world.

Albert’s knowledge and contacts will become an invaluable asset for our organization in Cote d’Ivoire.

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