CAF Attempting Rule Change To Allow Hayatou Stay As President

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By The Guardian

The long-serving Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Issa Hayatou is seeking to change his organisation’s rules on age limits in order to continue at the helm well into the next decade, officials said on Tuesday.

Caf currently requires officials who reach 70 to step down but a proposal to scrap the age limit is to be placed before the ruling body’s Congress in Cairo from 7-8 April.

“Fifa does not have any limits on age for its committee members so Caf want to bring this in line with them,” the executive committee member Kwesi Nyantakyi of Ghana said.

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