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Biography of Issa HAYATOU

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Born on 09/08/1946 (format : day/month/year)

Biography :

Issa Hayatou,b August 9,1946. Cameroun

Issa Hayatou is the current president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). He was born on 9 August 1946 in Cameroon and is married with four children.

Sports career

1964 - 1971 Champion at the 400m and 800m; Member of the national basketball team of Cameroon; Football player at the university level
1965 Member of the Cameroon national team on the occasion of the first All Africa Games in Brazzaville.

Adminstrative career

1973 - 1974 Coordinator-Professor at the Lycée LECLERC ( YAOUNDE )
1974 - 1983 General Secretary of the Cameroon Football Association
1982 - 1986 Director of Sports of Cameroon (Ministry of Youth and Sports)
1985 - 1988 President of the Cameroon Football Association
1986 Member of the CAF Executive Committee
1988 - today President of CAF
1990 Member FIFA Executive Committee
1992 - today FIFA Vice-President; President of the Organising committee of the Football Olympic Tournaments of FIFA; Vice-President of FIFA Committee for Security and Fair-Play; Member of the World Cup Organising Committee
1997 Member of the Women and Sport Committee of the International Olympic Committee; Head of the Cameroonian sports delegations on several sporting occasions
2001 Elected member of the International Olympic Committee during the Moscow session

Last update : 07/16/2008

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