CAF on Sunday announced the passing away of former general secretary Amr Famy in Cairo after a short illness.
In a statement published on its website, CAF said that Famy died on Sunday.
"It is with a eat deal of sadness and emotions that we received the shock news.
On behalf of CAF, we extend our deepest condolences to his family especially his parents, his spouse and daughter. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult moment, and may God have mercy on his soul," the statement read.
In April 2019, Fammy was fired from CAF after he made corruption accusations against the organisation’s president Ahmad Ahmad. Thee Egyptian accused his former boss of bribes and misuse of hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to officials and an internal document.
Senior CAF officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, Fahmy was fired after compiling the document with the allegations against Ahmad, from Madagascar, who took the top African soccer post two years ago.
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