Africa football boss released in France without charge: prosecutor

Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad spoke to AFP at his office in Cairo

Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad spoke to AFP at his office in Cairo

The president of the Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad, was released without charge in France on Friday, a day after being arrested for questioning in Marseille, the city’s public prosecutor said.

Prosecutor Xavier Tarabeux said Ahmad, who was in France for the FIFA Congress held Wednesday, was questioned as part of a probe into corruption, breach of trust and forgery.

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