Hayatou re-elected CAF president

2013-03-11 14:07

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Issa Hayatou has been re-elected unopposed as president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for a final four-year term.

The 66-year-old Hayatou was the only candidate and was retained unanimously at a vote in Marrakech, Morocco, yesterday.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter then presented the Cameroonian with a special certificate to commemorate his 25 years at the helm of the CAF.

Earlier this month, Fifa executive committee member Jacques Anouma was barred from being a candidate to lead African football, losing his legal challenge to stand for election against Hayatou.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed Anouma’s appeal against CAF, which refused to accept his election bid after he was made ineligible by rule changes engineered by Hayatou.

Hayatou challenged Blatter for the Fifa leadership in 2002 and lost.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.