The announcement was published on the website on Thursday.
Less than 24 hours after the revealing publication, the statement which appeared on the letterhead of the body was no longer accessible as it appeared to have been deleted from the website.
Alongside Ahmad, South African billionaire and Mamelodi Sundowns president, Patrice Motsepe, and Mauritania FA boss, Ahmed Yahya, were to be further scrutinised before their candidature would be approval.
According to the statement, just two out of the initial five interests (including Ahmad) have been approved for the CAF Presidency for the March 12, 2021 election.
Former Ivory Coast FA president and FIFA Executive Committee member, Jacques Anouma has been cleared to stand election.
Agustin Senghor of Senegal is to the second person to have been cleared for the CAF Presidential elections.
The deleted statement