He is the first to send a message to the manager of Cameroon. On his Twitter account, Joseph Blatter, FIFA president, congratulated his counterpart of the CAF.
“Congratulates Issa Hayatou for 25 years as president of CAF and his re-election today. A great leader of football “can be read.
Highly contested, Issa Hayatou was re-elected for a seventh term of 4 years at the head of the CAF Sunday.
The elections took place under the eyes, so Blatter and Michel Platini, President of UEFA (Union of European Football Associations). The Cameroonian has promised that this would be the last seventh term.
As Hayatou, Blatter, the only candidate to succeed him at the age of 75, was re-elected on June 1, 2011 in Zurich for a fourth and final four-year term as president of Fifa, by 186 votes out of 203 votes cast.