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.
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.