Confederation of African Tennis

Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) (French: Confédération Africaine de tennis) is the continental governing body of tennis in Africa. It is the non-profit private organization based in Tunis and affiliated with International Tennis Federation. The main aim of the CAT is to regulate the rules of tennis in the African continent, to develop the fundamental infrastructures for the sport, and to popularize it throughout the continent. For this, CAT also recognizes the excellence of professionals in the field of tennis, including players and member associations with awards and accolades.[1] It is the largest regional body of the tennis with 50 member countries.[2] English and French are the official languages of the organization.[3] According to CAT, African continent is divided into five different zones on the geographical basis with each zone has its own zonal head.

Confederation of African Tennis
Confédération Africaine de tennis
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Member nations of the Confederation of African Tennis
SportTennis
JurisdictionRegional
Abbreviation(CAT)
AffiliationInternational Tennis Federation
HeadquartersConfederation of African Tennis
LocationB.P 315 El Menzah 1004 Tunis, Tunisia
PresidentTunisia Tarak Cherif
CEOTunisia Hichem Riani
Official website
www.cattennis.com

Affiliated MembersEdit

CAT is the largest regional recognizing body of the tennis with 52 members. This is the list of all the members of CAT, recognized by it as the representative of their respective country.[4]

Country Association
Zone I - North Africa
  Algeria Fédération Algerienne de Tennis (FAT)
  Egypt Egyptian Tennis Federation (ETF)
  Libya Libyan Arab Tennis & Squash Federation (LATSF)
  Mauritania Fédération Mauritanienne de Tennis (FMT)
  Morocco Royal Moroccan Tennis Federation (FRMT)
  Tunisia Fédération Tunisienne de Tennis (FTT)
Zone II - West Africa
  Benin Fédération Beninoise de Lawn Tennis
  Burkina Faso Fédération Burkinabé de Tennis
  Cape Verde Federacao Cabo Verdinana de Tennis
  Ivory Coast Fédération Ivoirienne de Tennis
  Gambia Gambia Lawn Tennis Association
  Ghana Ghana Tennis Association
  Guinea-Bissau Federaçao de Tenis da Guiné-Bissau
  Guinea Fédération Guineenne de Tennis
  Liberia Liberia Tennis Association
  Mali Fédération Malienne de Tennis
  Niger Fédération Nigérienne de Tennis
  Nigeria Nigeria Tennis Federation
  Senegal Fédération Senegalaise de Tennis
  Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Lawn Tennis Association
  Togo Fédération Togolaise de Tennis
Zone III - Central Africa
  Cameroon Fédération Camerounaise de Tennis
  Central African Republic Fédération Centrafricaine de Tennis
  Republic of the Congo Fédération Congolaise de Lawn Tennis
  Democratic Republic of the Congo Fédération Congolaise Démocratique
  Gabon Fédération Gabonaise de Tennis
  Equatorial Guinea Federation Ecuatuaguineana de Tenis
Zone IV - East Africa
  Burundi Fédération de Tennis du Burundi
  Chad Fédération Tchadienne de Tennis
  Comoros Fédération Comorienne de Tennis
  Djibouti Fédération Djiboutienne de Tennis
  Eritrea Eritrean Tennis Federation
  Ethiopia Ethiopian Tennis Federation
  Kenya Kenya Lawn Tennis Association
  Rwanda Fédération Rwandaise de Tennis
  Seychelles Seychelles Tennis Association
  Somalia Somali Tennis Association
  Sudan Sudan Lawn Tennis Association
  Tanzania Tanzania Tennis Association
  Uganda Uganda Tennis Association
Zone V - Southern Africa
  Angola Federacao Angolana de Tenis
  Botswana Botswana Tennis Association
  Lesotho Lesotho Lawn Tennis Association
  Madagascar Fédération Malgache de Tennis
  Malawi Lawn Tennis Association of Malawi
  Mauritius Mauritius Tennis Federation
  Mozambique Federacao Mocambicana de Tenis
  Namibia Namibia Tennis Association
  South Africa South African Tennis Association
  Eswatini Eswatini National Tennis Association
  Zambia Zambia Lawn Tennis Association
  Zimbabwe Tennis Zimbabwe

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CONFEDERATION OF AFRICAN TENNIS(CAT) HONOURS NIGERIA'S MINISTER OF SPORTS". Archived from the original on July 24, 2011. Retrieved March 9, 2011.
  2. ^ "CAT Overview". Archived from the original on December 8, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2011.
  3. ^ "Constitution - Official Languages". Archived from the original on December 8, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2011.
  4. ^ "Members". Archived from the original on December 31, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2011.