CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad To Give Ex-Footballers Key Roles

New CAF President Ahmad Ahmad has revealed plans to engage former footballers in its activities such as Ghana legend Abedi Pele, Ivory Coast great Didier Drogba and many other retired footballers on the continent as he looks to bring rapid development to the game, Sunnewsonline writes. The 57-year-old CAF President adds that talks are already……

Ahmad says he might stay for only one term as CAF president

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Ahmad Ahmad, has hinted that he might use only one term in office. Ahmad says he might consider a second term, but completely ruled out the possibility of a third term, opening up the chance for people like Ghana FA president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, and Nigeria Football Federation President,…

CAF President Considering Staging AFCON Every Four Years

Newly-elected president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, has said he will consult experts to determine if the Africa Cup of Nations should be held every two or four years. “The Africa Cup of Nations is the most important competition in Africa and even in the world, it is the third-most important.……

New CAF president, Ahmad considering holding AFCON every four years

Newly-elected president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, has said he will consult experts to determine if the Africa Cup of Nations should be held every two or four years. “The Africa Cup of Nations is the most important competition in Africa and even in the world it is the third-most important….

CAF Secretary General El Amrani resigns

Less than a fortnight after long-serving President Issa Hayatou was dethroned by Ahmad Ahmad, the secretary general of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Hicham El Amrani, has resigned. The 37-year-old El Amrani, who has served in the position at the continent’s football body for six years, said in a letter to football associations that…

CAF president, Ahmad steps down as Madagascar Senate Leader

The newly-elected president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad has stepped down as Vice-President of the Madagascar Senate. Ahmad, who is also the head of Madagascar Football Federation (MFF), tendered his resignation on Monday and leaves the post he has occupied since February 2016. He was later officially received by members of…

African football can’t be managed by criminals – New CAF president, Ahmad Ahmad

The new president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, has said “African football cannot be managed by bandits”. The Madagascar football chief, ended Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign on Thursday, picking up 34 votes against the Cameroonian’s 20. “I’m not a candidate who will serve his personal interests,” Ahmad said in a statement…

CAF to keep AFCON’s January date amid objections from Europe

In his speech before the election that ended his 29-year reign as president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Issa Hayatou dismissed any possibility of changing the timing of the biennial African Cup of Nations which holds at the beginning of the year. This is coming amid calls for the continental showpiece event to…

Ahmad Ahmad dethrones Issa Hayatou as CAF President

The football chief of Madagascar Ahmad Ahmad has dethroned Issa Hayatou of Cameroon at the ongoing CAF elections being staged in Adis Ababa, Ethiopia. Ahmad clinched 34 votes of the 54 votes up for grabs during the elections while Issa Hayatou’s got 20 votes to end his 29-year reign at the helm of CAF. More…

CAF Elections: Issa Hayatou has been defeated

Madagascar’s Ahmad has emerged the new president of Confederation of African Football, CAF. Ahmad defeated incumbent Issa Hayatou by 34 to 20 votes at the elections which is currently holding in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Hayatou who has been in charge at CAF for 29 years was seeking an eight term. Ahmad had challenged Hayatou and……

CAF PRESIDENCY: Banned Adamu goes against Nigeria, says Hayatou is ‘God-sent’

Recently banned former Football administrator and FIFA executive committee member, Amos Adamu, has aired his support for incumbent President Issa Hayatou who is vying for the position the 8th time in the CAF election scheduled to hold this Thursday. Despite his two-year sanction on all football-related matters at national and international level, Adamu has called…

Samuel Eto’o declares support for new CAF leadership

Ahead of the Presidential election of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Former Cameroon international Samuel Eto’o has aired his support for the emergence of a new leadership at the continent’s football governing body. Eto’o, whose countryman Issa Hayatou is running for his 8th term as CAF President against the Malagasy Ahmad Ahmad, opined that…