Ahmad Ahmad has emerged the president of the Confederation of African Football, CAF. The Madagascan emerged winner with 34 votes ahead of Issa Hayatou’s 20.
“When you try to do something, you mean that you can do it,” Ahmad told reporters after the vote. “If I can’t do it, I never stand.”
Ahmad, a 57-year-old father of two, had a discreet playing and coaching career before he took the reins of the Madagascar football federation in 2003.