Re-instated President of CAF Ahmad Ahmad is to meet with the CAF Governance Committee on Monday to discuss his candidacy ahead of the up-coming CAF elections for the position of President.
Ahmad who has since resumed in his office following the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to suspend sanction pronounced against him by the Judging Chamber of FIFA, expressed delight that the Championship of African Nations Cameroon 2020 is going on according to plan.
Last Friday, 29 January 2021, CAS suspended the sanction pronounced by the FIFA adjudication chamber against Mr. Ahmad Ahmad.
Consequently, he has in fact been restored to his position. At the invitation of the Acting President, Mr. Constant Omari, the CAF Emergency Committee met this Sunday, 31 January 2021 by video conference and noted the decision of CAS..
Commenting on Mr. Constant Omari, who has acted as President for the past few weeks, Mr. Ahmad Ahmad said: “I warmly thank Constant Omari for having assumed the presidency in recent weeks. In particular, he brilliantly implemented the organization of CHAN TOTAL Cameroon 2020. I will bring this magnificent competition to a close, and allow football, as always, to triumph.”
Former President of the Malagasy Football Federation, Ahmad Ahmad was elected President of the African Football Confederation on 17 March 2017.
His tenure at the head of continental football was marked by numerous administrative and sports reforms which were intended to enable the institution to raise its standards towards greater excellence. He intends to continue with the implementation of these reforms.