Name : AHMAD
Born on : 30 décembre 1959 
Son of : DAROUECHE ABOUDOU and SALUMAT 

 

Education 

- 1966 to 1972: Primary School of Tambohorano

- 1973 to 1979: Maintirano High School

- 1979 to 1981: Preparatory Course in Public and Private Law

- 1981 to 1986: Ecole Normale Supérieure - University of Tananarive - EPS

- 2005 to 2006: University Claude Bernard of Lyon 

Additional training 

- Management and Marketing of Sport by CONFEJES

- Sports Administration by Solidarité Olympique

- 3rd Degree Federal Coach by FMF 

Academic qualifications

- CEPE in 1972

- BEPC in 1976

- PRE BAC in 1978

- BAC A2 in 1979

- CAPEN (Masters) in EPS in 1986

- MASTER 2 in Sport Management, Specialty «Management of Organizations» 

Professional Experience 

- 1986/1988: Professor of EPS at the CEG of Tambohorano

- 1988/1989: Professor of EPS at the Technical School of Mahajanga

- 1989/1990: Coach of the Football club AC SOTEMA

- 1988/1993: Attaché of Direction to the company PROBO

- 1988/1993: Head of Sports Department, Mahajanga

- 1988/1993: Regional Technical Advisor for Football

- 1993/1994: Director of Population and Social Development, Ministry of Population

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

- 1995/1996: Technical Advisor to the National Assembly

- 1996/1998: Chief of Staff of the Minister for Fisheries and Fishery Resources

- 1998/2002: Chairman of the Board of Directors of the State Commercial Corporation

SOMACODIS

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

- 2014 to 2016: Minister of Fishery Resources and Fisheries

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

 

Seminars and  Researches

 

- Preparatory Meeting for the World Summit on Social Development at the United Nations - New York / 1993

- Establishment of the Population Commission in the OAU - Addis Ababa / 1993

- International Conference on Population and Development - Cairo, 1994

- Brief on the Study of the contribution of Physical and Sports Activities on the fight against drugs in adolescents (End of studies at ENS 1986)

- National Conference for the implementation of studies on NGOs in Madagascar (World Bank Financing 1993)

- Chairman of the Reflection Committee on Malagasy Football in 2003

- Memorandum for the Diploma MASTER MOS "What Strategic Plan for a National Autonomous Football Federation in a Developing Country". 

Other Activities

- Founder of the Regional Games in Madagascar (Melaky game in 1989)

- Deputy Secretary General of the Mahajanga Football League (1988/1993)

- Vice-President of the Malagasy Handball Federation (2000/2003)

- Vice-President of the Malagasy Sport for All Federation (since 2000)

- Member of the International Federation of Sports Cinema and Television (since 2000)

- President of the Malagasy Football Federation (2003/2017)

- Vice-President of the Malagasy Olympic Committee (2005-2011)

- President of the Association of Melaky Managers

- Member of the Organizing Committee of the African Cup of Nations (CAN)

- Deputy Chairman of the FIFA Appeals Board

- Reorganization of the elections of the Malagasy Olympic Committee in January 2011, following the defection of the former President.

- Member of the Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (2013/2017)

- President of CAF (2017 to date)

- Vice-President of FIFA (2017 to date) 

Languages 

- Malagasy: Spoken and Written

- French: Spoken and Written

- English: Spoken and Written (intermediate)

 


 

CAF President Ahmad pays courtesy call on Tunisia President Essebsi

Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi on Thursday, 13 July 2017 received CAF President Ahmad at the Carthage Palace, the seat of Government near

CAF President Ahmad arrives in Tunisia

CAF President Ahmad arrived in Tunisia on Wednesday, 12 July 2017, on a visit

CAF President Ahmad visits SAFA headquarters

CAF President, Ahmad, visited the headquarters of the South African Football Association (SAFA) on Monday, 10 July 2017, where

President Ahmad speech during CAF Elite Referees Course

President Ahmad speech during CAF Elite Referees Course

CAF president shocked by the sudden death of Cheik Tioté

"The reputation of African football, its notoriety, are made by players like him be it on the continent or outside. His death is a shock, especially when one considers the conditions. My thoughts are with his family, his teammates and with all the football family in Côte d'Ivoire." This was the rea...

CAF President Ahmad inaugurates Total U-17 AFCON

CAF President Ahmad and a host of other important dignitaries graced the opening ceremony of the Total U-17 African Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 at the Port Gentil on Sunday.

Decisions of CAF Executive Committee - 8 May 2017

The CAF Executive Committee under the chairmanship of CAF President Ahmad met on Monday, 8 May 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel in Manama, Bahrain

Abo Rida elected FIFA Council member

Egyptian Football Association (EFA) president, Hani Abo Rida, was on Monday, 8 May 2017, elected onto the FIFA Council during the CAF Extraordinary General Assembly in Manama, Bahrain

Agenda of first Executive Committee meeting of Ahmad era

The first Executive Committee meeting of the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) since the elective General Assembly of 16 March 2017, is scheduled for Monday, 8 May 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel in Manama, Bahrain at 08H00 local time (05H00 GMT).

CAF President opens Club Licensing Instructors seminar in Cairo

CAF President Ahmad on Wednesday, 3 May 2017, opened a two-day CAF Club Licensing Instructors seminar in Cairo, Egypt, with a call on participants to bring their knowledge and expertise to bear towards the development of football on the continent.