The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced its ruling in the 75-year-old’s favour on Saturday, declaring there was “insufficient evidence” to support FIFA’s allegations of commercial malpractice.
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The Cameroonian official, who at one stage was Acting President of FIFA, was found guilty of breaching the 15th article of its Code of Ethics.
Acting CAF President Constant Omari presented a plaque and symbolic official CAF match ball to the iconic leader in the presence of FIFA president Gianni Infantino at the star-studded event.
Hayatou led CAF for 29 years from 1988 to 2017, when he was replaced by Madagascan official Ahmad
The newly elected CAF president has announced the possibility of a change in the 12-year broadcasting deal with Lagardère Sports, after Issa Hayatou and former General Secretary, Hisham El-Amrani, agreed a controversial deal with the French company
Ahmad‚ who beat previous President of 28 years, Issa Hayatou, in last month’s elections at Caf’s congress in Addis Ababa‚ Ethiopia‚ says he is open to changing the current two-year format to four
Just over a week after long-standing Issa Hayatou was defeated in the CAF elections to Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad, Morocco’s El Amrani, who served as secretary general for the last six years, announced that he will be leaving his position
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Pinnick’s election makes him the third Nigerian ever to sit on the CAF Executive Committee
Pinnick emerged at the CAF congress in Ethiopia
Nigeria backed Hayatou’s reelection
Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports, said this at an emergency meeting of the NFF convened by the Minister in his office at the Abuja National Stadium
The Nigerian members of CAF opposed Pinnick’s declaration of support for A. Ahmad of Madagascar in the forthcoming CAF elections
Lulu said that Hayatou deserves Nigeria’s support because the Cameroonian has proved over the years to be a true friend of the country, as well as a leader that has equally done so well for the continent’s football globally
The continent’s Football Association presidents have told football’s world governing body FIFA they want at least 10 spots in the 48-team World Cup
Zuma stated this when Hayatou paid him a courtesy visit in Pretoria
Gabon appeared to be heading for victory in Saturday’s Group A curtain-raiser after Borussia Dortmund striker Aubameyang turned the ball in from close range seven minutes into the second half at the Stade de l’Amitie in the capital Libreville
In a joint open letter addressed to FIFA, sponsors AB InBev, adidas, The Coca-Cola Company, McDonald’s and Visa called on FIFA’s executive committee to adopt reforms leading towards “a cultural change” and “a credible future” for FIFA
Hayatou has never hidden the sufferings of his kidney failure in recent times
The meeting was chaired by Senior Vice-President Issa Hayatou in the absence of Blatter and Platini, the FIFA Vice President
“It’s certainly an unprecedented situation for FIFA,” the statement quoted Hayatou as saying in reaction to Blatter’s 90-day suspension last week by FIFA’s Ethics Committee