Zanzibar President Mwinyi meets French defender Mamadou Sakho
The President of Zanzibar, Dr. Hussein Mwinyi has today hosted English based professional player Mamadou Sakho.
Sakho who features for Crystal Palace and the French national team has been on holiday in Zanzibar with his family during the international break.
“I am delighted with your presence and we are ready to work with you to set up a children’s play center, give our young people a chance,” said President Dr. Mwinyi.
Sakho, who also visited the SOS Village in Zanzibar agreed to be Tanzania’s Tourism Ambassador. The defender made it clear he would like to establish a children’s sports center.
Last November Sakho won his libel action against the World Ant-Doing Agency – WADA after it repeated false claims a drug test taken by the defender.