Owolabi: Ahmad’s Election As CAF President Good For African Football

  By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international Felix Owolabi has described the election of Madagascar's Ahmad Ahmad as Confederation of Africa Football president as a welcome development for the continent's football, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.  Ahmad, who is head of Madagascan Football Federation, on Thursday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, defeated Cameroon's Issa Hayatou in the CAF presidential election to emerge as … Read More


Onigbinde, Green: Ahmad Must Fulfill Campaign Promises, Develop African Football

By Izuchukwu Okosi: Former Nigeria coach Adegboye Onigbinde has tasked new Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad to fulfill his election promises as he takes over leadership of the body, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Madagascar's Ahmad, 57, defeated Issa Hayatou, who was seeking an eighth term having been in office since 1988, in Thursday's election in Addis Ababa, … Read More


Pinnick Wins CAF Executive Committee Election

Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has been elected into the powerful Confederation of African Football executive committee, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Pinnick will represent the West Zone B after defeating Benin Republic’s Moucharafou Anjorin in Thursday’s election. Pinnick, who is a supporter of new CAF President Ahmad Ahmad, got 32 votes to Anjorin’s 17 to get … Read More

Ahmad Defeats Hayatou To Become New CAF President

Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad on Thursday won the Confederation of African Football presidential election against incumbent Issa Hayatou, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. In attendance at the 2017 General Assembly in Addis Ababa were FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Africa Union chairman Moussa Faki. Ahmad, 57, polled 34 votes as against 20 by Hayatou who was seeking an eighth … Read More


Ogunjobi: Pinnick Shouldn’t Have Openly Supported Ahmad Against Hayatou

    By Johnny Edward:   Osun United Chairman and former Nigeria Football Federation Secretary General, Taiwo Ogunjobi, believes the President of the Nigerian Football Federation Amaju Pinnick should not have openly declared his support for Madagascar's Ahmad Ahmad ahead of Thursday's Confederation of African Football elections, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.   Issa Hayatou, 70, is contesting for an eighth … Read More