Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Ahmad Ahmad has lauded ZIFA president, Dr Phillip Chiyangwa for bringing change in African football. Dr Chiyangwa led the famous crusade as the campaign manager for Ahmad during the CAF presidential elections that saw the ouster of Issa Hayatou last year.
Hayatou had been in charge for 29 years.
Speaking at the official opening of the Caf bureau office in Madagascar, Ahmad said Dr Chiyangwa was now a force to reckon with in the world corridors of power in football.
.’They now call me double President. I know we did it, if it were not your choice Zimbabwe would not be so famous in world football circles and I am now known as the most powerful football person on the continent,’ said Dr Chiyangwa, who is also the COSAFA president.
The opening of the offices was also attended by FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura.