It will be at the CAF Extraordinary General Assembly in Cairo, Egypt, which will also lead to the amendment of the CAF statutes in harmonization and compliance with the reforms implemented at FIFA.
The circular also cited 30 June 2016, three months prior to the elections for the submission of candidatures for elections onto the FIFA Council in accordance with the provisions of article 18.5 of the CAF Statutes.
“The postal stamp of Cairo Post office will be taken as evidence for the candidatures sent. The candidacies submitted by hand, by telegram, by fax shall not be accepted” the circular mentioned.
Candidates for the FIFA Council will be subject to an integrity test in accordance with the current FIFA Statutes and Governance regulations. Under the circumstances, an adjustment has been made on the timeline that candidates must the submitted to FIFA for the integrity test.