FIFA ends reform mission in African football

3 February 2020

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Photo: Getty Images World football's governing body took control of CAS after it was accused of several ethical violations, including accusations made directly against its president, Ahmad Ahmad (left).

Football's governing body took control of the Confederation of African Football (CAS), Africa's football governing body, six months ago after a series of corruption scandals.

FIFA issued a number of recommendations for CAS moving forward, including a $1 billion infrastructure investment fund.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

FIFA has ended its six-month intervention in the Confederation of African Football (CAS), having "successfully completed" a reform process implemented after a series of corruption scandals struck Africa's football governing body.

World football's governing body took control of CAS after it was accused of several ethical violations, including accusations made directly against its president, Ahmad Ahmad.

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