Issa Hayatou (born 9 August 1946) is a Cameroonian former athlete and sports executive. He is serving as the actingFIFA president while the current president, Sepp Blatter is suspended pending a corruption investigation. He has been the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) since 1988. In 2002, he ran for president of FIFA but was defeated by Blatter. He is also a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
In November 2010 he was alleged by the BBC to have taken bribes in the 1990s regarding the awarding of World Cup television rights. The IOC has announced it will investigate him.