The President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach visited the Moroccan judo team with a delegation.
The National Judo Team of Morocco has had a visit like no other in the centre of Moulay Rachid in Rabat.
President of the African Olympic Committee and President of the African Judo Union, Lassana Palenfo led the delegation.
Also Moroccan Olympic Champions and World Champions of other sports accompanied the delegation such as Hicham El Guerrouj, Nawal El Moutawakel, Nezha Bidouane as well as General of army corps Housni Benslimane.
It will be recalled that the African Open was held in Casablanca, Morocco form 12-13 March 2016, where African nations won eleven medals.