FIFA suspends CAF President for 5 years based on Corruption FIFA suspends CAF President for 5 years based on Corruption Ahmad, from Madagascar who has been the president of the African Football Confederation (CAF) since March 2017 and was standing for re-election when FIFA banned him for \u201cgovernance issues\u201d. In their statement, FIFA said Ahmad had \u201cBreached his duty of loyalty, offered gifts and other benefits, mismanaged funds and abused his position as the CAF President\u201d. Ahmad has also been fined for the sum of 200,000 Swiss francs ($220,000) by FIFA for the misdeeds, which related to The organisation and financing of an Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca\u201d, And his involvement in CAF\u2019s dealings with a sports equipment company. The 60-year-old, who backed down from his post for about 20 days since last week after testing positive for coronavirus, can appeal the ban \u201cfrom all football-related activity\u201d at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). In April 2019 he was accused of a series of offences by former CAF official Amr Fahmy, who informed FIFA in a letter that Ahmad had paid bribes to directors, made personal use of CAF funds, and sexually harassed a number of employees. Two months later he was arrested in Paris while at the FIFA Congress ahead of that year\u2019s women\u2019s World Cup as part of a probe into corruption, but was released a day later without charge. Ahmad\u2019s bid to remain head of CAF was being challenged by Augustin Senghor, the president of the Senegalese Football Federation. Mauritania\u2019s Ahmed Yahya, Ivory Coast\u2019s Jacques Anouma and South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe has also shown interest in the Position. Last month former CAF senior vice-president Kwesi Nyantakyi had his lifetime ban from football for breaking FIFA bribery and corruption rules reduced to 15 years. Nyantakyi quit his positions as Ahmad\u2019s number two and president of Ghana\u2019s football association two years ago after being secretly filmed accepting a $65,000 bribe from journalists posing as businessmen who wanted to invest in Ghanaian football. The official also agreed to a fictional sponsorship deal created by the reporters, which they told Nyantakyi would have funnelled millions of dollars designed for Ghanaian football to a company he runs. This update that FIFA suspends CAF President for 5 years based on Corruption is brought to you by 9jatalkative News and Entertainment Blog. Stay safe for more updates remember to follow us on our social media.