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

Breaking: 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.

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    This is step in the right direction for African football, and the sudden u-turn of the federal government of Nigeria is commendable. However, football should still not be the business of government – Nigeria should understand the game will not grow as much as it’s true potential until government minds it business of social changes and leave Sports alone.