African bond gets after 29 years with Ahmad, the new chairman


African bond gets after 29 years with Ahmad, the new chairman

Ahmad from Madagascar on Thursday in Addis Ababa elected new chairman of the African football. He follows Issa Hayatou, who since 1988 had at the CAFÉ.

Ahmad received 34 votes in the anonymous ballot, Hayatou was no further than twenty votes. The CAF has 55 member states, since the bond Thursday was extended with the island of Zanzibar.

The 57-year-old former minister, Ahmad has been appointed for a period of four years. “This is the result of many years of hard work,” exclaimed with joy the new president, who in his speech hard uithaalde to Hayatou. “I will not be the chairman’s personal objectives, the African football must not bandits.”

Hayatou escaped in 2010 to a suspension for corruption. He should be in the nineties for millions in bribes have been adopted in the infamous ISL case, which revolved around the sale of the lucrative tv rights for world cup.

The Kameroener had in his many re-election only two times a rival, that he both times wegvaagde in the election.

Interim chairman

At the urging of the Kameroener deleted the CAFÉ two years ago, a provision in the articles of association, which stated that drivers should stop at the age of 70.

The superintendents, helping grease the skids, thus for themselves the way to continue to keep. Hayatou had in 2013, after he without the incumbent party’s candidate was re-elected, called to his last term to start.

Hayatou served between October 2015 and February 2016, even as an interim president of FIFA, during the suspension of Sepp Blatter. The Kameroener wore that task then move on to Gianni Infantino.

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