CAF gets new president; Issa Hayatou defeated after 29 years

Ahmad Ahmad

Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad has emerged the new president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Ahmad defeated incumbent Issa Hayatou by 34 to 20 votes at the election currently holding in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Hayatou, who has been in charge at CAF for 29 years, was seeking an eighth term.

More details later…

Meanwhile, read our detailed report on the ongoing election HERE.

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Tunde Eludini is a graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria where he studied International Relations. He is a Senior Correspondent coordinating the sports section for PREMIUM TIMES. Twitter@tundeyeludini


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