Iranian Ambassador to Senegal Mohammad Reza Deshiri on Thursday suggested Senegalese Sports Minister Matar Ba get down to organizing a friendly match between the senior national teams of the two countries. The Iranian diplomat made the proposal during a hearing granted to him by Mr. Ba, according to a statement from the Sports Ministry.
During the meeting, Mohammad Reza Deshiri wished “the organization of a football match between the two national teams”, affirms the press release. The Iranian diplomat presented to the minister the preparations for the organization of the 50th anniversary of relations between Senegal and Iran scheduled for 2021.
Matar Bâ praised “the excellent diplomatic and economic relations” between the two countries. “The Minister of Sports said he was very honored to accompany Iran in the organization of the festivities [prévues pour] the celebration of the 50th anniversary of relations between the two nations, ”the statement read.
Mr. Ba and the Ambassador of Iran have made a commitment to “work on the development of exchanges of experience and information between the two countries, in fields related to sports practice, in particular the training of administrative officials. and techniques in management, medicine, science, sports diplomacy ”. Likewise, they made the “commitment to make sport a factor of deepening and development of the bonds of friendship and fraternity between the two countries”.