Facts are beginning to emerge why the Federation of International Football Associations, FIFA, decided to take over the operations of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF).

A joint statement from FIFA and CAF noted that the world football governing body would take control of football in the continent to enable it carry out the necessary reforms that would ensure transparency and efficiency in CAF, while abiding by the highest governance standards.

The statement mandated FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura to oversee CAF  for a six-month period from Aug. 1 to Jan. 30, 2020, renewable with the agreement of both organisations.

Read the full statement on FIFA’s twitter handle below:

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Who We Are – News – Joint statement from FIFA and CAF – FIFA.com

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Source: News Agency of Nigeria

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