Former CAF general secretary passes away

Former CAF general secretary Amr Fahmy has passed away on Sunday 23rd February 2020 at the age of 36 after a long battle with cancer.

Amr Fahmy replaced Hicham El Amrani as CAF’s secretary in November 2017, but he was relieved from his position less than two years into the job after accusing his former boss Ahmad Ahmad of corruption.

His accusations led the world’s governing body of football FIFA to investigate CAF president making them run CAF for 6 months leading to the dismissal of former general secretary Fatma Samoura.

Amr Fahmy also planned of contesting for the 2021 CAF presidential elections but unfortunately, he won’t be available to contest.

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