Ahmad's rare and determined bid for "change" at the head of the CAF this year took many by surprise, and the incumbent was seen as the favourite.
Ahmed Ahmed of Madagascar is the new Confederation of African Football president
Cameroon's Issa Hayatou remains the favourite after 29 years in office.
CAF "authorised a delegation of powers" to first vice president Suketu Patel and second deputy Almamy Kabele Camara.
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