The African Football Confederation (CAF) yesterday formally appointed Constant Omari Selemani as the Interim President until March 2021 when a scheduled election would produce a permanent president of the soccer managing body in Africa.
Selemani, who was the First Vice President has been at the head in an acting capacity following the quarantine of President Ahmed Ahmed who tested positive for COVID-19.
According to the provisions of the CAF constitution, Article 24, paragraph 8, in the absence of the president or his temporary incapacity to assume his functions, he is automatically replaced by the first vice president.
The 62-year-old Constant Omari Selemani is an ex football star for his country Congo.
Julius Ouya, DNT News, Abijan