Confederation of African Football
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.
Nigeria has everything required to win World Cup except discipline, says Kalu
Orji Uzor Kalu was credited with aiding Enyimba of Aba to back-to-back victories in the CAF Champions League in 2003 and 2004 when he was governor of Abia State.
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…
Pinnick off to Dakar as CAF set to announce new AFCON hosts
African football ruling body, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) is expected to announce the new host of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after its executive committee meeting scheduled for Dakar, Senegal today.
Egypt launches official bid to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations
Egypt on Thursday officially signalled its willingness to take over from Cameroon as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, a day before the deadline for candidates. "The Egyptian football federation (EFA) declares its candidacy to host the 2019 African Nations Cup which is scheduled to take place in June and should have been…
Visa partners UEFA Women’s Football Competition
Visa (NYSE:V), the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, has announced partnerships with the Union of European Football Associations’ (UEFA) Women’s Football Competitions, and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Total Africa Cup of Nations tournament to evolve its sponsorship portfolio and connect with fans around the world. Leveraging its sponsorship expertise and success at…