Fifa President
FIFA President Gianni Infantino

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has resolved to endorse Fifa president Gianni Infantino’s candidacy when he seeks re-election next year.

This was one of the resolutions of the 12th Caf Extraordinary General Assembly last weekend.

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Infantino who was elected as Fifa president in 2016 is bidding for another term ahead of the elections to be held in Paris next June.

“I profoundly announce that Caf will support (Gianni) Infantino for another term,” Caf president Ahmad told delegates at the general assembly in the Egyptian resort town of Sharm El Sheikh, with Infantino accepting Caf’s backing saying, “The support for another term means a lot to me.”