Patrice Motsepe, ranked by Forbes among the richest men in Africa, has been chosen as the new Confederation of African Football (CAF) president after a deal brokered by FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
Trial of ex-sports minister Ngaissona and militia chief Yekatom is taking place against a backdrop of unrest in Central African Republic where rebels are waging an offensive against President Faustin Archange Touadera’s government.
FIFA's plan to manage African football may hit a roadblock as a Confederation of African Football executive committee member says he will challenge the decision in court.
They will stage the expanded 24-team event in June-July after initial hosts Cameroon were stripped of the tournament last month over concerns at the slow pace of preparations.
Ahmad won the vote at the Confederation of African Football Congress, ousting former president Issa Hayatou and ending his 29 years at the helm of African football.
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