List of Presidents of CAF

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President of CAF
Incumbent
Ahmad Ahmad

since 16 March 2017
Inaugural holder Abdel Aziz Abdallah Salem
Formation 10 February 1957

The following is a list of Presidents of CAF,[1] the African association football governing body.

Presidents of CAF[edit]

Presidency Name Took office Left office Tenure Nationality
1 Abdel Aziz Abdallah Salem 1957 1958 1 year,    0 days Egypt Egypt
2 Abdel Aziz Moustafa 1958 1968 10 years,   0 days United Arab Republic Egypt
3 Abdel Halim Muhammad 1968 1972 4 years,   0 days Sudan Sudan
4 Yidnekatchew Tessema 1972 18 August 1987 15 years, 229 days Ethiopia Ethiopia
5 Abdel Halim Muhammad 18 August 1987 10 March 1988 205 days Sudan Sudan
6 Issa Hayatou 10 March 1988 16 March 2017 29 years, 6 days Cameroon Cameroon
7 Ahmad Ahmad 16 March 2017 Incumbent 0 days Madagascar Madagascar

Indicates that the title of Honorary President was conferred upon leaving office.

Acted for a transitional period from 18 August 1987 following Tessema's death in Addis Ababa due to illness, until 10 March 1988 when the general assembly was held in Casablanca and Issa Hayatou was elected president of CAF.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "CAF Magazine "CAFOOT" - February 2007 Special Edition (p. 12:17)" (PDF). CAF. 2007-02-01. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 1, 2007. Retrieved 2008-12-15.