President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick was yesterday elected into the Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi president of the Ghana football Association has expressed his gratitude to the entire stakeholders of Ghana and African football after being elected as a member of the FIFA Executive council.
The ageing Hayatou has been at the helm of CAF for three solid decades and many felt the Cameroonian had long overstayed his welcome.
Addis Ababa - Danny Jordaan won his quest for a place on the Confederation of African Football's (Caf) executive committee after a convincing win, as he emerged as one of the kingmakers on a day of upset results at the elections here.
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The 70-year-old from Cameroon left the congress room when Thursday's result was announced without commenting, led away by the arm by one of his aides.
Football deserves better than what Hayatou was giving us and, hopefully, Ahmad and his crew - which will be getting a lot of input from Chiyangwa - will sort this mess so that the best teams win tournaments on this continent.
The Nigeria football chief had triggered the Infantino involvement when he brought him to Nigeria alongside African FA chairmen in a move that started the eventual fall of Hayatou.
ZIFA and COSAFA president Phillip Chiyangwa said Thursday that he is the happiest African on the continent after "destroying the emperor" of African football.
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Those who tried, like Botswana's Ismael Bhamjee, to challenge him, were swept away by a tide of support for Hayatou with our neighbour getting only four of the more than 50 votes at stake, in a crushing defeat, while others just chose not to try and do what was billed as the impossible.
Earlier, in his manifesto before voting began, Ahmad promised that his first priority on the job would be to modernise CAF's operations and make it transparent.
The addition of Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania which has its own Government, sees the CAF grow to an equal size to that of European counterparts UEFA, who also have 55 Member Associations. The two had a falling out recently, however, after the Egypt Competitions Authority accused them of breaching anti-monopoly regulations over a marketing and television rights deal and referred them to criminal prosecution.
"And Caf is receiving $5 million‚ which he [Ahmad] said will be distributed to the national associations". An associate of Bin Hammam called Amadou Diallo was linked in 2011 to alleged irregular payments during the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosting votes.
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