The President of the Royal Tennis Federation of Morocco, Fayçal Laâraichi, is the new President of the Morocco National Olympic Committee (CNOM), following elections at the recent General Assembly of the body on 14 June 2017 in Rabat. He ran unchallenged and succeeds Hosni Benslimane who had been President 1993. Fayçal Laâraichi’s team also comprises three Vice Presidents (Kamal Lahlou, Abdeslam Ahizoune, Fouzi Lekjaa), a Secretary-General (El Mamoun Belaabas Alaoui), a Deputy Secretary-General (Driss Hassa), a Treasurer General (Omar Bilali) and a Deputy Treasurer General (Mohamed Mouktabil). The team also comprises five assessors: Abdeljaouad Belhaj, Abdelatif Idmahama, Tahar Boujouala, Mohamed Belmahi and Youssef Fatihi.
The 2015-2016 progress and financial reports were also adopted during this session of the CNOM ordinary General Assembly.
A sports administration course was organised for coaches in Bangui, Central African Republic, from 25 to 29 September 2017. The training focused on good governance principles in sports organisations, ethical values and principles
The Ghana Volleyball Federation, in partnership with the Ghana Olympic Committee and Olympic Solidarity has, since 13 September, been organising a capacity building training course for 33 coaches of the country in Accra.