Africa Amputee Football Elect New Executives


Angolan Lionel de Rocha Pinto has been elected president of the Confederation of Africa Amputee Football along with four other executive members to pilot the affairs of the body for the next four years.

Among them is Nigeria’s Suleiman Isah who was elected 2nd Vice President of the continental body.

Others elected on the CAAF board include Mustapha Usman of Cameroon, 1st Vice President; Peter Oloo of Kenya, Secretary General; and Khalid Eladi of Egypt, Treasurer.

Three officials were physically present during the election while the other two were elected via zoom since their positions were unopposed.

The election which took place during the General Assembly held at the new headquarters of CAAF in Luanda saw Leonel Pinto polling nine votes to defeat Peter Sarungi of Tanzania while Suleiman Isah also polled nine votes to beat Moh’d Elmadi of Morocco who got two votes.

Kenyan Peter Oloo Kenya defeated Mawuli Viwotor of Ghana by eight votes to two.

The 14 countries which participate in the General Assembly and election also approve new logo for the African body to be based on the African flag with athletes in the middle playing the ball.

The General Assembly was organized by an electoral commission which was put in place in Tanzania to organise election within 90 days and was head by Lawrence kitimbo of Uganda as well as two observers from the African Union, Dominique Bizimana and Nicole Isimba, both from Rwanda.