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)

 


 

President Ahmad announces renewal of Standing Committees

President Ahmad, on Wednesday, 26 April 2017, chaired the meeting of the Organising Committee for Interclub competitions between 10H00 and 12H00 at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. Eight items were on the agenda.

CAF President concludes Somalia visit

CAF President Ahmad wrapped his two-day working visit to Somalia with a declaration that his choice of the 'Horn of Africa' for his maiden official visit was a step in the right direction.

Ahmad pledges support to develop Somali sporting facilities

CAF President Ahmad has pledged support for the development of sporting facilities in Somalia to appreciable standards during his tenure.

Somalia expresses desire to host international matches

Prior to his audience with the Somali President, the CAF President was received by Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre.

CAF President arrives in Somalia on official visit

CAF President Ahmad on Monday, 17 April 2017, arrived in Mogadishu, Somalia, on a two-day working visit, his first to the Horn of Africa since assuming the reins of the continent’s football governing body last March.

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