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22 Jun 2019
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…
21 Jun 2019
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.
28 May 2019
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…
4 Feb 2019
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 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…
7 Jan 2019
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.
13 Dec 2018
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…
8 Dec 2018
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…
7 Dec 2018
Congo Brazzaville has emerged as a strong contender to host next year's rearranged Africa Cup of Nations, according to a senior official in the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Constant Omari, a vice-president of CAF, also said that the dossier of Guinea, hosts-designate of the 2023 edition, does not exist. "Congo Brazzaville has written to…
3 Dec 2018
Christian Chukwu, a former Green Eagles captain and former Super Eagles coach, on Monday urged the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to introduce a Champions League for the continent’s women footballers. Chukwu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the league was imperative to improving women football in Africa, especially at the…
1 Oct 2018
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) yesterday endorsed FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, whose current tenure end in June next year, for a second term in office, reports At its 12th extraordinary general assembly yesterday in Egypt, CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad appealed to delegates to throw their weight behind Infantino for another term in office,…
29 Sep 2018
A decision on whether Cameroon can go ahead with hosting next year's Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed until the end of November, the Confederation of African Football said on Saturday. Cameroon's hosting of African football's showpiece event has been in jeopardy for months since the decision to increase the tournament from 16 to…
17 Nov 2017
Nigeria’s Super Eagles will today know their group phase opponents at the Fifth African Nations Championship (CHAN) slated to kick on January 13, 2018 in Morocco.


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