Dec 16, 2020, 2:06 PM
Upper Niumi District Sports Committee recently commenced its 2020 inter-village football tournament sponsored by Gambia For All political party at the tune of D65, 000.00.
"The investigation into Mr Ahmad's conduct ... from 2017 to 2019 concerned various Caf-related governance issues, including the organisation and financing of an Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca, his involvement in Caf's dealing with the sports equipment company Tactical Steel and other activities," a Fifa statement read.
Mr Ahmad, whose impending ban was announced by BBC Sport Africa last month, has also been fined $200,000. He has previously denied any wrongdoing.
He can appeal his sanction at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) once he has received the full grounds for the decision, a process that can take up to 60 days.
Last month, the former head of Madagascar's FA announced his intention to go for a second term in office when Caf elections take place next March.
This is now in major doubt as Mr Ahmad, who was elected Caf president in 2017, would have to pass an eligibility test to resume his place on the Fifa Council.
Any chances of re-election will be dependent on not only winning his appeal at CAS but also ensuring said appeal is heard early enough to allow him to be confirmed as a candidate.
Mr Ahmad recently stepped back from leading Caf, stating that he had done so for 'medical reasons' as he continues to recover from coronavirus, so leaving Caf's first vice-president Constant Omari in charge of leading the organisation. Bbc
As part of his support to the needy in this holy month of Ramadan, Julius Bassie Kamara, the co-founder of Raptin Academy last Wednesday donated sugar to his academy players (both male and female) among other natives of Tallinding.
The Gambia U-20 team is eyeing for a bronze medal in the 2021 Africa U-20 Youth Championship after failing to secure qualification to the continent’s bi-annual junior biggest football fiesta final.