FIFA Bans CAF President for five years



Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad has been banned for five years by Fifa for breaching various codes of ethics.

The 60-year-old from Madagascar has been found to have breached codes relating to duty of loyalty, offering and accepting gifts abuse of position as well as misappropriation of funds.


“The investigation into Mr Ahmad’s conduct … from 2017 to 2019 concerned various Caf-related governance issues, including the organisation and financing of ah Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca, his involvement in Caf’s dealing with the sports equipment company Tactical Steel and other activities,” a Fifa statement read.


Mr Ahmad, a Fifa vice-president, has previously denied any wrongdoing.



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