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South African billionaire Motsepe to become Caf president

  Patrice Motsepe will become the president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) later this week after Ahmad’s five-year ban was reduced to two years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) on Monday. The path for billionaire Motsepe to become the first South African to run Caf has been entirely cleared after three of his rivals – Jacques Anouma, Augustin Senghor and Ahmed Yahya – withdrew their candidacies over the weekend. The final obstacle to the 59-year-old’s coronation on Friday was a potential comeback for recent Caf…

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Caf president Ahmad banned by Fifa for five years

– – Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad has been banned for five years by Fifa for breaching various codes of ethics. The Fifa vice-president, 60, has been found to have breached codes relating to duty of loyalty, offering and accepting gifts, abuse of position as well as misappropriation of funds. “The investigation into Mr Ahmad’s conduct … from 2017 to 2019 concerned various Caf-related governance issues, including the organisation and financing of an Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca, his involvement in Caf’s dealing with the sports equipment company Tactical…

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