Ahmad who is the president for Confederation
of Africa football has been restored as a
candidate for the upcoming presidential
elections in March by organization’s Governance
The 61 year old Malagasy was authoritatively
asked to to serve a ban of five year and to pay a
fined of $200,000 by Federation for International
Football Association (FIFA) in November for
breaching its code of ethics.
Among the claims leveled against him were
offering and accepting gifts, missapropraition of
assets and abuse of office, which he has denied.
Ahmad’s camp thusly appealed the decision
made by fifa at the Court of Arbitration of Sports
(CAS) so therefore the decision to re-admit Mr .
Ahmad as a candidate after his five year ban
from football activities was respite on 29
January 2021 by the Court of Arbitration for
Sports (CAS) .
Ahmad Ahmad is presently proclaimed qualified
for the Caf presidential election race according
to the Caf’s Governance committee.
The Switzerland-based body says it will hear the
appeal in full on 2 March, with a decision issued
before the Caf presidential elections on 12
This effective suspension of the Fifa ruling will
be in place ‘until the day that the final Cas award
is issued’ whereupon Ahmad can either offer for
an additional four -year term or be out of the
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