After the world governing body FIFA banned the CAF president Ahmad Ahmad for 5 years over financial misconduct, the Confederation of African Football have extended Mr Constant Selemani Omari interim president, Felele247.com.ng understands
The statement reads: The adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA independent Ethics Committee has just declared Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, President of the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF), and Vice-President of FIFA, responsible for having acted in violation of the FIFA Code of ethics.
Consequently, the adjudicatory chamber banned him from all football-related activities (administrative, sports and other) at the national and international levels for a period of five years.
CAF and CAF President take note of this decision which puts Mr. Ahmad Ahmad in a position of no longer being able to exercise his responsibilities.
In accordance with its statutes, CAF announces that the current interim of Mr. Constant Selemani Omari as President of CAF is extended.
The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF), which is concerned about the reputational consequences of this long procedure, maintains the schedule of all its activities and programs.
Omari took charge as CAF President interim earlier after Ahmad Ahmad contracted Covid weeks ago