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FIFA bans CAF President Ahmad Ahmad for 5 years

The head of African football Ahmad Ahmad has been suspended by FIFA for five years for corruption, the global governing body announced on Monday.

He was also fined 200,000 Swiss Francs for alleged, “organisation and financing of an Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca” and also his role in CAF’s dealings with a sports equipment company.

Ahmad has been president of the African Football Confederation since March 2017 and was standing for re-election.

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