Senior CAF official sacked after accusing Ahmad of corruption

Senior CAF official sacked after accusing Ahmad of corruption
African football’s ruling body has fired a senior official after he made corruption accusations against the organisation’s president in a potential blow to FIFA’s efforts to clean up the game after a raft of scandals worldwide.The Confederation of African Football (CAF) sacked its General Secretary, Amr Fahmy, after the Egyptian accused his boss Ahmad Ahmad of bribes and misuse of hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to officials and an internal document.The document, sent on March 31 by Fahmy to a FIFA investigations committee and seen by Reuters, accuses Ahmad of ordering his secretary-general to pay $20,000 (£15,256) bribes into accounts of African football association presidents.They included Cape Verde and Tanzania.Accused: Ahmad AhmadThe document also accused Ahmad of costing CAF an extra $830,000 by ordering equipment via a French intermediary company called Tactical Steel.Furthermore, it accuses him of harassing four female CAF staff, whom it did not name; violating statutes to increase Moroccan representation within the organisation; and over-spending more than $400,000 of CAF money on cars in Egypt and Madagascar, where a satellite office has been set up for him.Senior CAF officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Fahmy was fired in...