President of the Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad, has tested positive for Coronavirus and has begun self-isolating at a hotel in Cairo, Egypt.
This was contained in a statement on the website of the continental football governing body on Friday.
According to the statement, Ahmad, who is also a FIFA Vice President, had been in Morocco for the Confederation Cup club final on Sunday and started showing mild flu symptoms after returning to Egypt on Wednesday.
“The President after his arrival to Cairo on October 28 presented mild flu symptoms and submitted to the COVID-19 protocol.
”Today, the test results are positive and the President immediately self-isolate for at least the next 14 days at his hotel.
“All those who have come into contact with 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.”