March 21, 2018

Trial of Hayatou and Amrani is postponed to April 16

Trial of Hayatou and Amra...

The trial of previous CAF president Issa Hayatou and previous secretary-general Hicham El Amrani was on Monday put off by Egypt's Economic Misdemeanors Court to April 16.

The two are blamed for abusing neighborhood hostile to imposing business model standards, after they marked an agreement with a French organization Lagardère Sports on the administration of media privileges of African football.

The Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) began to explore the Lagardere bargain in June 2016 before declaring in January 2017 that Caf had occupied with monopolistic practices that encroached nearby laws.

The arrangement gives Lagardere rights to an assortment of African football rivalries including the leader Africa Cup of Nations from 2017 until 2028.

Caf stresses that the affirmations blaming it for offering rights without opening them for due delicate are inaccurate.