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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 20 / 17

AMR FAHMY was appointed general secretary of the Confederation of African Football on Thursday, "following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather." The 34-year-old Egyptian replaced HICHAM EL AMRANI of Morocco, who resigned "just after" ISSA HAYATOU of Cameroon was replaced as CAF pres...

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