FIFA sanctions CAF President over financial misconduct

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The federation of world football (FIFA) has banned the Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad for five years over financial misconduct.

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

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Source: FIFA

Last month he was fined $200,000 over the breaching of FIFA ‘protocols’ but he denied wrong doing.

The 61 years old Malagasy has been serving since March of 2017. He is a politician and he served also as vice president of FIFA for the last three years.

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