Thursday, 16 March 2017

Issa Hayatou Dethroned As CAF President After 29 Years

Madagascar Football Association chief Ahmad has been elected Confederation of African Football president, ending Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign.

Ahmad won 34 of the 54 votes in the election, which was held in Addis Ababa on Thursday.
The result means a change in leadership for the first time since Cameroonian Hayatou took charge in 1988.Ahmad becomes only the seventh Caf president in the governing body’s 60-year history.