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AFCON 2019: CAF To Decide Between S/Africa And Egypt On Wednesday

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will on Wednesday pick between Egypt and South Africa as host of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Original host, Cameroon, was in November stripped of the right as a result of delays in construction and security threats, with CAF promising to announce a befitting

See full list of Glo CAF Award winners

Here are the full list of winners. AFRICAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR Riyad Mahrez (Algeria & Leicester City) AFRICAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR-BASED IN AFRICA Denis Onyango (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns) WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE YEAR Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria & Arsenal Ladies) MOST PROMISING TALENT Kelechi Iheanacho (Nigeria & Manchester City) YOUTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR Alex Iwobi COACH OF THE

CAF seat divides NFF

Rumpus is brewing in the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, following media revelations that the President of the body, Melvin Amaju Pinnick has picked up a form to contest for a seat in the Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Technical Committee Chairman of the NFF,

CAF increases AFCON prize money

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has increased prize money for the Africa Cup of Nations, the CAF Champions League and the Africa Women Cup of Nations with effect from 2017. Other competitions that are affected by the increase, which will run till 2020, are the Confederation Cup, African Nations Championship

Camara, Nyantakyi elected into FIFA Council

A Vice President of the Confederation of African Football, Almamy Kabele Camara and the President of Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi have been elected into the FIFA Council. The duo were elected at Thursday’s Extraordinary CAF General Assembly at the Marriott Hotel Zamalek, Cairo, ahead of two other candidates who showed

‘Pinnick never filled form for FIFA Council’

The Nigeria Football Federation has reacted a story in an African football website claiming that the Confederation of African Football has rejected the nomination of NFF President Amaju Pinnick for a seat on the FIFA Council (formerly known as FIFA Executive Committee). NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi, categorically stated that at

CAF rejects Pinnick’s nomination for FIFA Council seat

The Confederation of African Football has rejected the nomination of Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick for a seat at the FIFA Council. Ahead of the election into the FIFA Council on September 29, CAF shortlisted seven candidates, with no Nigerian represented. On the shortlist are Almamy Kabele Camara (Guinea); Suketu Patel

CAF announces Total as title sponsor of AFCON

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced Total as the official sponsor of the body for the next eight years. Total is a global, integrated energy producer and provider, the world's fourth-ranked international oil and gas company and second-ranked photovoltaic solar. CAF, in its website on Thursday said that both bodies

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