CAF president, Ahmad Ahmad arrested in Paris
The president of the African Football Confederation (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad has been arrested on Thursday morning at a hotel in Paris.
Ahmad Ahmad was staying at the Beri hotel in Paris to attend the FIFA Congress where he was arrested around 8:30.
Report says his arrest is 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.
This is coming after a Wednesday night decision by CAF to replay the final return of the African Champions League. This is as a result of a controversial interruption of the match for a problem related to video assistance to arbitration.
A controversial issue led to Esperance Sports Tunis emerging winners de facto fourth title in their history, having announced their intention to apply to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).