ADDIS ABABA: These are the results of the African confederation elections at congress in Ethiopia at which Sierra Leone’s Isha Johansen notably beat Lydia Nsekera for a womea’s seat on the CAF exco though Nsekera retained her olace in FIFA Council. South Africa’s Danny Jordaan, who withdrew from the FIFA Council election, was elected to a place on the CAF exco.

Full results:

Election of the CAF President for the 2017-2021 cycle

Outgoing President: Issa Hayatou (Cameroon)


Ahmad (Madagascar) – 34

Issa Hayatou (Cameroon) – 20

Election of the members of the CAF Executive Committee for the 2017 – 2021 cycle

North Zone

Outgoing Member: Mohamed Raouraoua (Algeria)


Fouzi Lekjaa (Morocco) – 41

Mohamed Raouraoua (Algeria) – 7

West A Zone

Outgoing Member: Amadou Diakité (Mali)


Amadou Diakité (Mali) – 22

Hassan Musa Bility (Liberia) – 26

West B Zone

Outgoing Member: Anjorin Moucharafou (Benin)


Amavu Melvin Pinnick (Nigeria) – 32

Anjorin Moucharafou (Benin) – 17

Central Zone

Outgoing Member: Adoum Djibrine (Chad)


Adoum Djibrine (Chad) – Elected unopposed

Central-East Zone

Outgoing Member: Magdi Shams El Din (Sudan)


Juneido Basha Tilmo (Ethiopia) – 9

Magdi Shams El Din (Sudan) – 12

Moses Magogo (Uganda) – 7

Suleiman Hassan Waberi (Djibouti) – 20

*Suleiman Hassan Waberi elected after Magdi Shams El Din withdrew before second round of voting

Southern Zone

Outgoing Members: Ahmad (Madagascar), Suketu Patel (Seychelles)


Danny Jordaan (South Africa) – 35

Frans Mbidi (Namibia) – 24

Rui Eduardo Da Costa (Angola) – 25

Suketu Patel (Seychelles) – withdrew

* Danny Jordaan (South Africa) & Rui Eduardo Da Costa (Angola) elected

Female candidates


Isha Johansen (Sierra Leone)  – 35

Lydia Nsekera (Burundi) – 12

Election of the African representative for the FIFA Council for the cycle 2017 – 2021

Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish Category


Hani Abo Rida (Egypt)

Tarek Bouchamoui (Tunisia)

Tarek Bouchamoui elected after Hani Abo Rida withdrew

Francophone Category


Augustin Sidy Diallo (Cote d’Ivoire) – 19

Omari Constant Selemani (RD Congo) – 35

Anglophone Category


Kwesi Nyantakyi (Ghana) – 33

Leodegar Tenga (Tanzania)- 20

Open Category (3 positions to fill)


Almamy Kabele Camara (Guinea)

Lydia Nsekera (Burundi)

* Almamy Kabele Camara (Guinea) & Lydia Nsekera (Burundi) elected