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Why Footy 9s in Cote D’Ivoire
Our aim is to empower people and communities through sport, we all know that sport is fundamental to society, culture, and economy. Participation in sport improves mental and physical health, enhances community well-being, and contributes significantly to give our young women and men a better path in life.

Footy 9s and the Australian Identity
Sport is widely believed to be integral in defining the Australian identity. Australians have a remarkable and enduring affection for sport – loving to both play and watch.

Australian Football International (AFI) strongly believes that Footy 9s has huge potential to become a truly international sport. Indeed, one of our major aims is the eventual inclusion of Footy 9s in the Olympic Games.

Australian Football has been an excellent platform for Australians indigenous to express their skills, unique talents, and abilities off and on the pitch.

Introduce Footy 9s in Cote D’Ivoire
As part of our Strategic Plan, we would like to integrate the game in schools, targeting vulnerable and disadvantaged communities, the Councils and the Force Army and Police.

Footy 9s is easy to make numbers, fun, less contact, and safe
The kicking, running, jumping, tackling, passing, and scoring will be easy for any athlete to integrate.

Footy 9s Carnivals
We will organise Footy 9s carnival in schools, communities, Councils and Force Army and Police Bases.
Learn – Play – Enjoy – Compete

Footy 9s Regionals Championships
Assisting and structuring teams within the communities to start a Regional Championship by the end of 2024 / early 2025.

Footy 9s in the Olympics Games
Have a strategic planning with the Cote D’Ivoire Sport Ministry and the National Olympic Committee for Footy 9s.

AFL Cote D’Ivoire Contacts |

AFI Cote D’Ivoire – International Consultant
Matty T. +61 452 580 912

AFI Cote D’Ivoire – President
Issouf O.
+225 07 08 48 06 86

AFI Cote D’Ivoire – General Manager
Carol M. +61 430 710 977