Casablanca-Morocco, The General Assembly of the African School Sports Federation (AASF) was held on February 26-28 in the city of Casablanca.
The aim of the AASF is to develop youth education through sport by promoting sports and education policies and strengthening cooperation between various national entities.
Empowering youth and promoting civic values.
At the same time, the Kingdom of Morocco is organizing the African 3×3 Basketball and Volleyball Championships from February 26 to March 2, 2023.
The ISF delegation led by ISF President Laurent Petrynka took part in the General Assembly organized by the African School Sports Federation.
“Congratulations to AASF President Mr. Youssef Belqasmi and his team for the tremendous work done in developing and structuring an organization that already counts 36 countries and soon 40” – Laurent Petrynka, ISF President.
High-level meetings were organized between ISF President Mr. Petrynka Laurent, ASSF President Mr. Youssef Belqasmi, with the participation of:
Mr. Abdoulkader Daher – responsible for school sports and vocational training of the Minister of Education of the Republic of Djibouti.
Mr. Mahamat Seid Farag – Secretary General for Education and Citizenship of the Republic of Chad.
Mr. Mahmoud AL-Houri Minister of Education and Teaching of the Republic of Sudan.
Mr. Ngaiya Alfred le Grand Director of INJS in the Central African Republic.
Presentation of the ISF Academy:
It was also an opportunity to share the new ISF Academy, a new learning center for the International Federation of School Sports offering online and on-site capacity-building activities for teachers, school sports representatives, coaches, officials and students around the world. It is intended to recognize and/or update the knowledge and skills of any of these stakeholders involved at national, continental or international level.
Founded in 1972, the International School Sports Federation (ISF) is a non-profit international sports organization that acts as the umbrella organization and governing body for national school sports organizations around the world, organized sporting and educational events for youth ages 6 to 18 .
Recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) since 1995, the ISF now has 132 members on five continents, organizing more than 10 events a year and covering more than 30 different sports, a key vision of the ISF, A world where sport and education create opportunities for all opportunities for students to empower themselves and become active citizens and support healthier communities.
More information: https://www.isfsports.org