Hayatou Bows Out, As He Lost To Ahmad in His Re-election Bid

By Akinwale Kasali After over two decades of being at the helm of affairs of the Confederation of African Football, CAF, Cameroon born octogenarian, Issa Hayatou was defeated by Madagascan born, Ahmad Ahmad. The Madagascan football chief Ahmad was elected president of the Confederation of African Football Thursday, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office. Ahmad won the election in the Ethiopian capital by 34 votes to Hayatou’s 20, official results showed. Ahmad had challenged Hayatou and promising change After a discreet playing and coaching career Ahmad…

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