By ROB HARRIS AP Global Soccer Writer |
A member of African soccer’s top decision-making body called Friday for an urgent meeting to investigate actions by the governing body’s president.
The request was made in a letter sent by Liberian official Musa Bility to fellow Confederation of African Football executive committee members. It comes a week after Bility denounced CAF President Ahmad while resigning from other positions within CAF.
Bility is seeking clarity over the awarding of African Nations hosting rights and to discuss concerns about CAF announcing Wednesday that bookmaker 1xBet had signed up to sponsor African soccer competitions.
“The signing of such a major sponsorship deal with a huge financial and regulatory implication without the approval of the CAF Executive Committee is a serious violation,” Bility wrote to executive committee colleagues in a letter obtained by The Associated Press.