Decisions of CAF Executive Committee

Decisions of CAF Executive Committee
13 January 2017 11:48

The CAF Executive Committee met on Thursday, 12 January 2017 in the Gabonese capital, Libreville. After deliberations, the following decisions were taken:

 

1. Candidatures for the CAF President and CAF Executive Committee elections for the 2017-2021 cycle deemed valid;

 

Election of CAF President for the period 2017-2021

Outgoing President:         Issa Hayatou (Cameroon)

 

Candidates:  Ahmad (Madagascar)

           Issa Hayatou (Cameroon)

 

Elections for CAF Executive Committee for the period 2017-2021

 

Northern Zone

Outgoing member: Mohamed Raouraoua (Algeria)

 

Candidates:  Anwar El Tashani (Libya)

           Fouzi Lekjaa (Morocco)

           Mohamed Raouraoua (Algeria)

 

West Zone A  

Outgoing member: Amadou Diakite (Mali)

 

Candidates:  Amadou Diakite (Mali)

           Hassan Musa Bility (Liberia)

 

West Zone B  

Outgoing member: Anjorin Moucharafou (Benin)

 

Candidates:  Amaju Melvin Pinnick (Nigeria)

           Anjorin Moucharafou (Benin)

 

Central Zone

Outgoing member: Adoum Djibrine (Chad)

                                               

Candidates:  Adoum Djibrine (Chad)

                                                                                               

Central-East Zone

Outgoing member: Magdi Shams El Din (Sudan)

 

Candidates:     Juneidi Basha Tilmo (Ethiopia)

              Magdi Shams El Din (Sudan)

              Moses Magogo (Uganda)

              Suleiman Hassan Waberi (Djibouti)

 

Southern Zone (2 Vacancies)

Outgoing members:         Ahmad (Madagascar)                         

          Suketu Patel (Seychelles)

 

Candidates:     Danny Jordaan (South Africa)

              Frans Mbidi (Namibia)

              Rui Eduardo Da Costa (Angola)

              Suketu Patel (Seychelles)

 

 

Female Candidate (1 vacancy)

Candidates:     Isha Johansen (Sierra Leone)

              Lydia Nsekera (Burundi)

 

 

2. Election of African representatives to the FIFA Council for the period 2017 - 2021

Subject to eligibility confirmation by FIFA, the following candidates were approved for the election of African members onto the FIFA Council:

 

Arabic, Portuguese and Spanish Grouping

Tarek Bouchamaoui (Tunisia)

 

Francophone Grouping

Constant Omari Selemani (DR Congo)

Augustin Sidy Diallo (Cote d’Ivoire)

 

Anglophone Grouping

Kwesi Nyantakyi (Ghana)

Leodegar Tenga (Tanzania)

Kalusha Bwalya (Zambia)

 

Open applications (3 vacancies, including one female member)

Almamy Kabele Camara (Guinea)

Chabur Goc (South Sudan)

Danny Jordaan (South Africa)

Hani Abo Rida (Egypt)

Lydia Nsekera (Burundi)

 

3. Withdrawal of hosting rights of Total U-17 AFCON 2017 from Madagascar

Following the reports of the CAF inspection teams, the CAF Executive Committee unanimously decided (with the exception of the President of the Malagasy Football Federation) to withdraw the hosting rights of the Total U-17 Africa Cup of Nations 2017 from Madagascar.

 

The CAF Secretariat will launch a new bid for applications within a limited period (until 30 January 2017) for the selection of a new host.

 

4. Case of Congolese U-17 player Lange Lesse Bercy

In accordance with the regulations of the U-17 Total Africa Cup of Nations, the CAF Executive Committee issued a 10-day ultimatum to the Congolese Football Federation (FECOFOOT) to present the player, Langa Lesse Bercy, to undergo a new MRI test in Libreville, following a protest filed by the Tanzania Football Federation, after two unsuccessful scheduled meetings. The test is to confirm the player’s eligibility to participate in the U-17 category, having played in the qualifiers. 

 

5. Investigations against CAF by the Egyptian Competition Authority

Following the CAF Secretary General's report on the procedure initiated by Egyptian Government Agencies in relation to the contract between CAF and Lagardère Sports, the CAF Executive Committee reiterated strict compliance with the procedures and regulations in the conclusion of this contract. It also reaffirmed the independence and autonomy of CAF in the conduct of its business in accordance with its by-laws and regulations.

 


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