Hicham El Amrani (sports executive)

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Hicham El Amrani
Born (1979-03-29) March 29, 1979 (age 38)
Casablanca, Morocco
Nationality Moroccan

Hicham El Amrani is the General Secretary of the Confederation of African Football. He was appointed in September 2011 and served until 2017.[1][2]

El Amrani succeeded Egyptian Mustapha Fahmy in the position which he had held for 28 years, initially as an interim solution in October 2010.[3] On 26 March 2017, he resigned from the position after serving for eight years without giving any reasons for his decision.[4]

Previously he had worked for the Asian Football Confederation and was involved with marketing of their competitions.


  1. ^ "Hicham El Amrani confirmed as CAF Secretary General". CAFonline.com. 28 September 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Morocco's Amrani gets Caf top job". BBC Sport. 29 September 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Moroccan Amrani replaces Fahmy". BBC Sport. 23 September 2010. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "CAF secretary general Hicham El Amrani resigns". Kingfut.com.