FIFA on Monday suspended Ahmad Ahmad, the chairman of the African Football Association CAF, for five years.
He has been guilty of corruption, according to the World Football Association.
Sixty-year-old Ahmad had been chairman of the CAF since March 2017 and wanted to be re-elected next spring.
Now someone else will come to power in African football.
FIFA writes in a statement that the independent ethics committee found Ahmad guilty of offering and accepting gifts and embezzling funds.
Ahmad is banned from serving in the football world for five years, both nationally and internationally.
He also has to pay a fine of 200,000 Swiss francs (converted almost 185,000 euros).
FIFA suspended Yves Jean-Bart, the president of the Haitian Football Association, for life on Friday.
The 73-year-old Haitian has, according to the association, abused his position and sexually harassed female players, including minors.
Jean-Bart is said to have made mistakes repeatedly between 2014 and 2020.
FIFA opened an investigation after reporting from
, which published an article in which several stakeholders told their story.