Granting of players’ citizenship a world phenomenon- official

Luanda – Angola should see the granting of citizenship for foreign players as a social world phenomenon, which has been used as ?weapon? by many countries to improve their sport performances.

This was said to ANGOP by the former secretary general of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ACNOA), Gustavo da ConceicAPound o, while assessing the African teams’ participation in the World Cup 2018.

Angola has already granted citizenship to several athletes namely the footballer Daniel Mpele Mpele, US basketball player Rogeer Moore and Argentinean hockey player, Martin Payero.

Source: Angola Press News Agency