Exclusive: Sacked finance director says Ahmad ordered CAF to pay for Umrah pilgrimage

By Osasu Obayiuwana in Cairo, Egypt

July 13 – Mohamed El Sherei, sacked as CAF’s Finance Director on July 8, has told Insideworldfootball that CAF President Ahmad instructed him to use the organisation’s funds to pay for the flights and expenses of several CAF executive committee members, important CAF officials and FA Presidents across Africa that attended the Umrah, the “lesser pilgrimage,” in Saudi Arabia in May 2018. 

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