According to a source, Jeune Afrique, have claimed that the president of the African Football Confederation (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad was arrested on Thursday morning at a hotel in Paris, where he was staying to attend the FIFA Congress.
The arrest comes as Ahmad Ahmad was in Paris to attend the FIFA Congress, which resulted in the re-election of President Gianni Infantino.
“Ahmad Ahmad was arrested on Thursday morning around 8:30 am at the Berri Hotel in Paris, to be heard by the services of the Central Office for the fight against corruption and financial and fiscal offenses (Oclif),” reads an excerpt from the source.
The president’s arrest is widely linked to the contract unilaterally broken by CAF with the German equipment manufacturer Puma to engage with the company Technical Steel, based in La Seyne-sur-Mer.
More details to follow