CAF goes ahead with disciplinary case against Hayatou critic


Published 3:25 a.m. ET March 15, 2017 | Updated 20 minutes ago

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Confederation of African Football will go ahead with a disciplinary case against southern African soccer union head Phillip Chiyangwa, an outspoken critic of longtime CAF president Issa Hayatou who reportedly described executives as “cowards” and “cronies” for not standing up to the sport’s long-time continental leader.

A newcomer to African soccer politics, Chiyangwa has described himself as the campaign manager Madagascar FA president Ahmad Ahmad, who is running against Hayatou in Thursday’s CAF presidential election.

CAF made the decision to proceed with the case against Chiyangwa, the Zimbabwe…

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