Part of the Executive Committee positions of the Confederation of African Football will come for election during the 37th Annual General Meeting scheduled for Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. During the same Assembly, two seats of representatives of the African continent on the Executive Committee of FIFA will also be subject to elections.
In his 23rd August 2014 dispatch to 54 member associations, the Secretary General of CAF Hicham El Amrani announced the opening of nominations for the elections. The period of nomination runs to 6th January 2015.
“According to the provisions of articles 18 para. 5 and 6 of CAF Statutes, the names of the candidates must be submitted by their National Association and sent to the CAF Secretariat in Cairo either by registered mail, or by express courier, and the deadline for the receipt of candidatures by CAF General Secretariat in Cairo is January 06th 2015. The postal stamp of Cairo Post office will be taken as evidence for the candidatures sent,” the CAF Secretary General wrote stressing that the candidatures submitted by hand, by telegram, or by fax shall not be accepted.
“The CAF Executive Committee shall then validate the received candidacies in its meeting scheduled after the deadline stipulated for the reception of applications.”