FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura arrived on August 1, 2019 in Cairo, the Egyptian capital. Its objective is to clean up the CAF (Confederation of African Football). The highest authority in African football is going through dark moments related to corruption cases.
Indeed, Fatma Samoura was chosen by FIFA President Gianni Infantino as delegate to lead the investigations into the management of CAF’s current president, Ahmad Ahmad. The latter was heard June 6, 2019 before being relaxed. The reason for this question is related to the granting of bribes with the company PUMA.
A catastrophic internal financial management directly affects the confederation of late payments of wages were noted among the many malfunctions ended in a financial scandal.
As a reminder, Ahmad Ahmad has been at the helm of CAF since March 17, 2017. He has been charged with offenses related to reimbursement fees for the organization of the CAN competition at the same time the World Cup was held. played in Russia 2018. A sum of $ 18450 was improperly paid to the FIFA Vice President to cover his expenses. This payment of travel expenses was the subject of a judicial inquiry.
These audits will last six months renewable. From now on, Fatma Samoura will have the difficult task of conducting them in order to clarify all the allegations made against Mr. Ahmad and his highly controversial management. As part of her mission, the FIFA delegate to the African football institution will have to cooperate with Ahmad Ahmad and a team of experts to focus on the transparency of the operational management of the CAF.