Soccer

Cas reinstates Caf boss Ahmed Ahmed pending his appeal

31 January 2021 - 00:00 By Marc Strydom

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) has dramatically reinstated Ahmed Ahmed as president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) temporarily, pending an appeal against a five-year ban from the sport.

Ahmed has taken an appeal against his ban to the international sporting court - the highest body in sports judicial decisions - in Lausanne, Switzerland. Cas released a statement on Friday saying the appeal will be heard on March 2, 10 days before the Caf presidential election, and for positions on the Fifa council, on March 12...

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