CAF President Ahmad Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Ahmad Ahmad, the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday, October 30 confirmed via his Twitter account that he had tested positive for COVID-19.


"This morning, I've been declared positive to #Covid19. I have mild symptoms, but I'm well," the CAF president wrote.


A CAF press release said Ahmad, who had been in Morocco for the Confederation Cup final on Sunday, had arrived in Cairo on Wednesday and started to present mild flu symptoms. He underwent a test on Thursday which came back positive on Friday.

"The President (will) immediately self-isolate for at least the next 14 days at his hotel," said the press release.

"All those who have come into contact with Mr. Ahmad over the past seven days - especially during his trip to Morocco for the Confederation Cup - have been informed and requested to take the necessary measures."

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