The Confederation of African Football has fired a senior official who accused CAF President Ahmad Ahmad of corruption.
The corruption accusations against Ahmad, who is also Fifa vice president, is a potential blow to efforts to clean up the game after a raft of scandals worldwide
CAF sacked general secretary Amr Fahmy after the Egyptian accused his boss of bribes and misuse of hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to an internal document sent to Fifa by the sacked official.
According to Reuters, the document sent on March 31 by Fahmy to a Fifa investigations committee accuses Ahmad of ordering his secretary-general to pay $20,000 bribes into accounts of Cape Verde and Tanzania federations.
Fahmy also accused Ahmad of misappropriating CAF’s funds by spending over $40,000 and additional $84,000 on equipment ordered through a French firm.
Ahmad has also been accused of harassing an unnamed CAF female employees.
CAF is yet respond to the accusations.