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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Hayatou congratulates new Egyptian FA president

In a letter dated Wednesday, 31 August 2016, CAF President Issa Hayatou has congratulated the newly elected president of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) Hani Abo Rida.

CAF President meets Kenyan Vice President on CHAN 2018

CAF President Issa Hayatou met with Kenya’s Vice President William Ruto on Friday (26 August 2016) evening as he concluded his two-day tour of the country ahead of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in 2018 to be hosted in the East African country.

Hayatou eulogizes the exemplary career of Stephen Keshi

Few hours after the official confirmation of the death of Stephen Keshi, CAF President Issa Hayatou has offered his condolences to the president of the Nigeria Football Federation.

CAF President sends condolences following death of David Mayebi

In a letter dated 18 May 2016 and addressed to the president of Fédération Camerounaise de Football (FECAFOOT), CAF President Issa Hayatou said he has learned “with great sadness" the death of David Mayebi, which occurred on 15 May 2016 in Yaoundé after an illness.

16 Clubs for Group Phase of CC and CL effective 2017

Effective 2017, the CAF Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup will see major new reforms

SPEECH OF MR ISSA HAYATOU: 38th Ordinary General Assembly of CAF

May I, first and Foremost, wish a warm welcome to the President of FIFA - Gianni Infantino, who is present at this seatings in his capacity of President of FIFA for the first time, following his brilliant election last February 26.

CAF President conveys condolences to the family of Patrick Ekeng

Following the tragic death of Cameroon international Patrice Ekeng Ekeng, which occurred on the night of Friday, May 6, 2016

CAF President congratulates elected heads of Tunisia & Zambia Associations

CAF President Issa Hayatou has on behalf of CAF and the Executive Committee extended “warmest congratulations” to the re-elected head of the Tunisia Football Federation (FTF), Wadie Jary and newly elected president of the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ), Andrew Kamanga

CAF President Hayatou congratulates Gianni Infantino

In a letter dated Saturday, 27 February 2016, CAF President Issa Hayatou on behalf of the CAF Executive Committee and the African football family has congratulated Gianni Infantino on his election as FIFA President last Friday.

Address of Acting FIFA President Issa Hayatou at the Confederation Meetings

Address of Acting FIFA President Issa Hayatou at the Confederation Meetings 25 February 2016