CAF: Ahmad Ahmad to contest for second tenure
Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Ahmad Ahmad disclosed that he will contest for a second tenure as the President of Africa’s football governing body.
The election slated for March 2021, in Rabat, Morocco
Ahmad’s reign at the helm of the continent’s football governing body has been intoxicated by controversy surrounding the continent.
CAF has been accused of mismanaging up to $20m in an audit sanctioned by FIFA according to a report that leaked in February.
Ahmad himself is the instrument of an investigation probing his role in the award of a tender for the supply of sportswear equipment for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Ahmad has denied any wrongdoing.
He scored a stunning victory three years ago over incumbent Issa Hayatou, a Cameroonian who had ruled African football for 29 years.
Ahmad’s candidacy has been backed by over forty national football federations. He only needs a simple majority or about 28 votes to win.
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