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Africa Sports News of Friday, 30 October 2020


CAF President Ahmad Ahmad tests positive for coronavirus

The President of the Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.

Ahmad Ahmad now joins the top lists of top football officials who have tested positive for the virus.

Read the statement as posted by the Confederation of African Football's website below:

After his arrival in Cairo on Wednesday, October 28, Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, President of CAF, presented mild flu symptoms and submitted to the Covid19 protocol. Today, the test results are positive.

The President immediately self-isolate for at least the next 14 days at his hotel.

All those who have come into contact with Mr. Ahmad over the past seven days - especially during his trip to Morocco for the Confederation Cup - have been informed and requested to take the necessary measures.