Andy Richardson

Started work as a sports journalist in Liverpool, the home of football, back in 1996. Have been migrating south ever since, stopping off in London for six years before joining Aljazeera in 2005. Rumour has it that some kickaround or other is on its way here in 2022

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Ahmad Ahmad wins CAF election

Madagascar Football Association chief Ahmad Ahmad has been elected Confederation of African Football president in a vote in Ethiopia, ending Issa Hayatou's 29-year reign.

| Ethiopia

African football president seeks eighth term

Issa Hayatou has been the president of African football for almost 30 years. As the former Cameroonian former athlete looks to win another four-year term at Thursday's election, he faces a contender who could challenge him for the top job.

| Africa, Ethiopia