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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 27 / 17

Confederation of African Football Secretary General HICHAM EL AMRANI resigned on Sunday, "just over a week after long-standing" President ISSA HAYATOU was " ousted from power " following defeat to Madagascar's AHMAD AHMAD in the election. El Amrani, in a letter to African FAs, said that "he wo...

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