Hicham El Amrani (sports executive)

Hicham El Amrani is the General Secretary of the Confederation of African Football. He was appointed in September 2011 and served until 2017.[1][2]

Hicham El Amrani
Born (1979-03-29) March 29, 1979 (age 43)

El Amrani succeeded Egyptian Mustapha Fahmy in the position which he had held for 28 years, initially as an interim solution in October 2010.[3] On 26 March 2017, he resigned from the position after serving for eight years without giving any reasons for his decision.[4]

Previously he had worked for the Asian Football Confederation and was involved with marketing of their competitions.


  1. ^ "Hicham El Amrani confirmed as CAF Secretary General". CAFonline.com. 28 September 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Morocco's Amrani gets Caf top job". BBC Sport. 29 September 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Moroccan Amrani replaces Fahmy". BBC Sport. 23 September 2010. Retrieved 29 September 2011.
  4. ^ "CAF secretary general Hicham El Amrani resigns". Kingfut.com.