It is a democratic process and if any federation wishes to put up a candidate they are entitled to do so," ASOIF administrator Andrew Ryan said in a telephone interview Wednesday.
The ASOIF presidential election will take place on March 24 in Denver by secret ballot among the 26 sports federations.
Moustafa joined the seven-member ASOIF council two years ago.
This is the first time that ASOIF has signed an agreement with such a sports entity which highlights the importance of the award in supporting and promoting sports.
ASOIF is the umbrella organisation for the 28 international sports federations on the programme of the summer Olympic Games, namely the International Association of Athletics Federations (IF), International Rowing Federation (FISA), Badminton World Federation (BWF), International Basketball Federation (FIBA), among others.
The cooperation agreement grants the Award rights to use the logo of its official partner ASOIF in publications and on its website, to participate in certain events, conferences and activities of ASOIF.
We recognised that the goals of the award and ASOIF are very much aligned in terms of exerting every possible effort to take effective initiatives aimed at promoting the benefits of sports worldwide.