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The President of the Madagascar Football Association (MFA), Mr. Ahmad Ahmad caused a major upset in African football, when he defeated incumbent president of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), Alhaji Issa Hayatou, to become the new president of the continental body.

Mr. Ahmad polled 30 votes, to hand a shocking defeat to Alhaji Hayatou, who polled 20 votes.

At a 55th General Assembly of CAF, Mr Ahmad, rode to power on the wings of change and managed to topple the ailing Alhaji Hayatou.

Mr. Ahmad, promised to bring a change in the administration of CAF.

GNA