The list of contestants for the forthcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) Elections slated for March 16, 2017 has been officially released.
Majority of the build-up to the much publicised elections expected in 13 days time has been about the battle for the president of the body with the incumbent Issa Hayatou of Cameroon and Ahmad of Madagascar battling for the number one position.
Aside the battle for president, CAF Executive Committee members would also be elected for North Zone, West A Zone, West B Zone, Central Zone, Central-East Zone and Southern Zone. Elections would also take place for the female slot on the CAF Executive Committee as well as that of the African representative for the FIFA council.
FULL ELECTION LIST:
1. Election of the CAF President for the 2017-2021 cycle:
Outgoing President: Issa Hayatou (Cameroon) Candidates: Ahmad (Madagascar) and Issa Hayatou (Cameroon)
2. Election of the members of the CAF Executive Committee for the 2017 – 2021 cycle North Zone (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia):