The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad has been tested positive for coronavirus also known as COVID-19 and he is to spend five days in hospital in Cairo.
The 60-year-old tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, two days after flying into the Egyptian capital from Morocco where he had attended Sunday’s Confederation Cup final.
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“We have just learned that the president is to be hospitalised for five days on our doctor’s recommendation,” CAF Communications Director Alex Siewe told BBC Sport Africa.
“Patients isolate better in hospitals.”
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