Confederation of African Football
Ighalo out as CAF names Mahrez, Salah, Mane as top contenders
Super Eagles’ retired striker, Odion Ighalo, who was Nigeria’s only remaining candidate among the five earlier shortlisted by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the continent’s Footballer of the Year Awards
Television, NTA and Sports: The tragedy and lessons from Uyo
Congratulations Super Eagles for winning last Wednesday. An emerging mixture of old and new-look Super Eagles, a team of young players largely harvested from the wombs of European clubs...
Bility vows to fight on despite getting FIFA’s 10-year ban
The Ethics Committee of the world football governing body, FIFA yesterday banned Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executive Committee member, Musa Hassan Bility for 10 years for breaching its code of ethics, reports insideworldfootball.com.
CAF unveils Enyimba, Kano Pillars, Rangers, Tornadoes’ opponents
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has released the Champions League and Confederation Cup draws for the 2019/20 campaign, reports goal.com.
Bility praises Pinnick, laments sorry state of African football
Musa Bility is regarded as one of the stormy petrels of African football. The former Liberian FA boss and Confederation of African Football (CAF) executive committee member, is known for his forthright approach to issues, especially when it concerns African football.
Algerian journalists clash with Egyptian police at Pyramid ground
Egyptian police had a tough time with some Algerian journalists yesterday during a tour of the Pyramid organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The tour, which saw journalists from different parts of the continent visiting the historic Pyramid, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, was almost at its conclusion when…
Drama in Egypt – My conspiracy theory
This is if you believe this write-up, you will believe anything. Excuse my lack of the facts on the matter because since Issa Hayatou lost his seat as president of the Confederation of African football (CAF), I lost my appetite for the politics in African football. With his exit, my 10 years struggle against self-succession…
Robust security in place for start of Cup of Nations
A vast security operation greeted tens of thousands of largely red-clad supporters in Cairo ahead of Friday's opening match in the Africa Cup of Nations, with the tournament kicking off against a backdrop of terror attacks and only days after the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
Champions League final ref banned in Africa
Egyptian referee Ghead Grisha has been suspended after controversy in the first-leg of the African Champions League final, where hosts Wydad Casablanca were denied a penalty and had a goal disallowed, the Confederation of African Football said Tuesday. The move comes after the Moroccan Football Federation lodged a complaint against Grisha's decisions during a Friday's…
CAF begins inspection of Egypt’s facilities for 2019 AFCON
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has started checking Egypt’s preparations for hosting the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) next summer, sending an inspection delegation yesterday to visit Cairo Stadium, reports ahram.org.eg. CAF’s official Twitter account posted photos of the visit, showing the delegation’s members with officials from the Egyptian Football Association (EFA). The 74,100…