Sports Newly Elected CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad Rejects Salary



The newly elected President of Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad has said he has refused to accept a salary from African football's governing body. Ahmad's victory in March ended the the 29-year reign of Cameroonian Issa Hayatou's.

"I've refused a Caf salary for the simple reason it doesn't respect good administration," he told BBC Sport.

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"The salaries of all Caf employees, from administrators to the executive committee and president, all have to be transparent."

The 57-year-old from Madagascar held his first senior Caf meetings on Monday ahead of the Fifa Congress on Thursday 11 May.