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Exclusive with the man seeking Hayatou's seat, FIFA boss in Africa etc. [Football Planet]

Exclusive with the man seeking Hayatou's seat, FIFA boss in Africa etc. [Football Planet]

Football Planet

In this episode of your weekly football show, Juliet Bawuah reviews continental and global football politics.

There is news surrounding the Under-20 African Cup of Nations in Zambia, South African triumph in the Africa Super Cup and outside of the continent, there is news on Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Juliet speaks exclusively to Ahmad Ahmad, the man seeking to unseat long-serving CAF president, Issa Hayatou.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino is in Africa for a day’s Executive Summit called at the instance of the world football’s governing body.

In Zambia, the 2017 Africa Under 20 Championship takes off in days and the hosts are doing all it takes not to suffer the fate of AFCON 2017 hosts, Gabon.

Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa also beat Congolese side TP Mazember to add the CAF Super Cup to their Champions League trophy. We hear their coach Pitso Mosimane as he lauds his charges.

Zlatan gets a mention for setting up one of the English FA cup’s juiciest ties till date. Scored the winner against Blackburn to set up a quarter-final showdown with Chelsea.

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Football Planet is for you. We want to share your opinions on our programme. If you want to contribute to Football Planet, here are the best ways to get in touch : For more details on how to contribute, click here.