A meeting discussing the future of the African Super League is currently underway on the sidelines of the finals of the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon, Felele247.com understands.
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino alongside CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe have held a meeting with the continents Football Association Presidents and their respective clubs in what would be a historic event.
On Friday, Dr Patrice Motsepe revealed that talks were at an advanced stage for the establishment of an African Super League, which is expected to kick off in September next year.
Felele247.com can confirm that representatives from the eight times Nigeria Professional Football League Champions Enyimba FC and Rivers United are amongst the 40 clubs at the meeting, which includes the likes of Egyptian Giants Al Ahly, Wydad Casablanca of Morocco, Nkana FC of Zambia, Al Hilal Omdurman, Raja Casablanca to name a few.
This tournament is expected to be a huge financial return for CAF, and it is expected to exceed the barrier of 200 million dollars, which will be used to develop and improve stadiums, infrastructure and the promotion of football in Africa.