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MADAGASCAR FA CHIEF AHMAD ELECTED AS NEW CAF PRESIDENT 

MADAGASCAR Football Association chief Ahmad has been elected Confederation of African Football president, ending Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign.Ahmad won 34 of the 54 votes in the election, which was held in Addis Ababa on Thursday. 

The result means a change in leadership for the first time since Cameroonian Hayatou took charge in 1988.

Ahmad becomes only the sixth Caf president in the governing body’s 60-year history.

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