Born on : 30 décembre 1959 

Professional Experience

2016 to 2017 : Senator of Madagascar (Vice-President of the Senate) 

2014 to 2016: Minister of Fishery Resources and Fisheries

2003 to 2007: Professor in sport legislation and sports marketing at the Académie Nationale des Sports

1994/1995: Member of the Government in charge of the Department of Sports

1988/1993: Head of Sports Department, Mahajanga

1989/1990: Coach of the Football club AC SOTEMA

1986/1988: Professor of sports at the CEG of Tambohorano

1988/1989: Professor of sports at the Technical School of Mahajanga


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CAF President honoured in Madagascar

CAF President Ahmad has been decorated with the “Grand Officer of the National Order” in his native Madagascar

Ahmad promises Africa Cup of Nations review

Africa's new football boss Ahmad Ahmad vowed on Friday that one of his top priorities is to "evolve" the Africa Cup of Nations.

CAF chief Ahmad backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

New African football chief Ahmad Ahmad gave his backing on Tuesday to a potential bid from Morocco to host the 2026 World Cup

CAF President starts work

CAF President, Ahmad, chaired a meeting today (26 March 2017) with staff of the organization at the CAF Secretariat in Cairo, Egypt

Ahmad is new CAF President

Ahmad has been elected CAF President for a four year term in what was the highpoint of the 39th CAF Ordinary General Assembly held on Thursday

39th Ordinary General Assembly : SPEECH BY MR ISSA HAYATOU

May I, first and foremost, thank Ethiopian authorities, the African Union and the Ethiopian Football Federation, which is hosting us today, for the support and efforts made toward the success of this event.

60 th anniversary CAF Official dinner : Speech of Mr. ISSA HAYATOU

I would like, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests, to thank you for the honour you have given to the Confederation Africaine de Football, with your presence at this dinner which has a singular symbolic value. It marks the opening of the 39th Ordinary General Assembly of CAF, and...

Speech by CAF President at the Inauguration of St.-George Football Academy

Speech by CAF President at the Inauguration of St.-George Football Academy

Hayatou Confers with Zambian President

Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Issa Hayatou has met with Zambian President Edgar Lungu and promised that Zambia may get a chance to host the Africa Cup of Nations earlier than the 2025 window if any of the already guaranteed hosts withdraws.

From Zambia to Niger

From Zambia to Niger

13 March 2017

Niger has officially taken over the mantle as host of the next edition of the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in 2019