Ahmad Ahmad gets five year ban as found by FIFA adjudicatory body to have breached codes of ethics


Ahmad Ahmad has been banned for five years for misappropriation of fund

Africa's head of football, Ahmad Ahmad has been handled a 5 year ban by FIFA  on the grounds of breaching multiple codes of ethics.

The CAF president was found guilty to have breached the code of conduct relating to have accepted gifts, abuse of position as the CAF president and among other things.

"The adjudicatory chamber of the Independent Ethics Committee has found Ahmad Ahmad, the President of the Confederation of African Football(CAF) and a FOFA Vice-President, guilty of having breached Article 15( Duty of loyalty), article 20(offering and accepting gifts and other benefits) and article 25(abuse of position) of the 2020 edition of the FIFA Code of Ethics, as well as article 28(Misappropriation of funds) of the 2018 edition," the statement said.

Ahmad Ahmad prior to his ban was serving in the high office of FIFA as the vice president to the world's governing football body. His ban comes as the second high profile football personality after Kwasi Nyantekyi was banned of same count.

DR Congo's FA president, Constant Omari now takes over as the interim CAF president until a new election is held.

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