BREAKING NEWS: The long-serving President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Issa Hayatou has been defeated by Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar in CAF elections held in Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa.

BREAKING NEWS: Ahmed Ahmed has won CAF Presidency beating Issa Hayatou 34 to 20 votes


Ahmed Ahmed Ends Isa Hayatou’s 29yrs Reign As CAF President

After rigorously campaigning and seeking for votes from Nationals who are to cast vote for the next CAF President between the longest serving president of the Association, Camerounian Isa Hayatou that many and current African footballers grew up to know him as the president of this same body and Ahmed Ahmed, a relatively much younger and unknown person in the association.

After votes counting it shows Ahmad Ahmad got 34 votes against Isa Hayatou 20 votes.

Recall the minister of sports and youth development, Barr. Solomon Dalung last week said and advice the Nigerian FA body (NFF) to vote for Isa Hayatou of Cameroun base on Federal Governments foreign policy with Cameroun.

Ahmed Ahmed  CAF President Elect

Ahmed Ahmed
CAF President Elect

Less than 24hrs, the NFF President Melvin Amaju Pinnick came out publicly to seek for votes for Mr. Ahmed Ahmed of Madagascar.

To many football analyst and fans, this is a new turn in the history and event in African football.

Source :

Check Also

Zimbabwe: Clubless Warriors Trio Still Looking for a Home

By Eddie Chikamhi THREE Zimbabwe internationals, including Warriors vice-captain Ovidy Karuru, are still guessing where …

This function has been disabled for Zimbabwe Today.