Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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    Esperance emerge CAF Champions League winners

Esperance emerge CAF Champions League winners

An unstoppable Esperance defeated Al Ahly 3-0 to win the 2018 CAF Champions League final at the Stade Olympique de Rades on Friday.The first leg ended 3-1 in favour of Al Ahly and the Egyptian side were favoured to win the title.But Esperance proved their mettle to win 3-0 in the return leg and earned a 4-3 aggregate victory over [...]

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    CAF unveils category list for 2018 Awards

CAF unveils category list for 2018 Awards

The Confederation of African Football has unveiled 11 categories for the 2018 CAF Awards.In a statement on Monday, CAF revealed the categories for both individual and collective awards.Nominees will be selected based on their performance from February 2018 to November 2018."The winners for the African Player of the Year and Women’s Player of the Year will be decided by the [...]

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    Football is the winner, says Pinnick after re-election as NFF president

Football is the winner, says Pinnick after re-election as NFF president

Amaju Pinnick says "football is the winner" following his re-election as president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).Pinnick defeated his closest rival, Aminu Maigari, on Thursday.Speaking with TheCable after the election, Pinnick said there is "no victor and no vanquished" in the race."Football is the winner," he said."Like I said, there's no victor, there's no vanquish. Aminu Maigari is my big [...]

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    Pinnick breaks NFF presidency jinx, returns for second term

Pinnick breaks NFF presidency jinx, returns for second term

Amaju Pinnick has been re-elected as the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).He is the first president of the NFF to be re-elected.Pinnick recorded a landslide victory, earning 34 votes to Aminu Maigari (eight), Taiwo Ogunjobi (two).Chinedu Okoye had no vote.Seyi Akinwunmi also returned as vice-president of the football federation.He polled 41 votes to defeat Sunday Ajayi who had [...]

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    Golden Eaglets suffer narrow loss to Burkina Faso

Golden Eaglets suffer narrow loss to Burkina Faso

The Golden Eaglets fought hard but succumbed to a defeat by Burkina Faso in their opening match of the CAF U17 AFCON qualifiers in Niamey.Manu Garba's boys were beaten 3-2 in the entertaining five-goal thriller on Monday.Burkina Faso had a two-goal cushion after six minutes courtesy of Albert Outtara and Issa Ouedrago.Samson Tijani and Olakunle Olusegun were the goalscorers for [...]

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    Pinnick appointed 1st vice-president of CAF

Pinnick appointed 1st vice-president of CAF

Amaju Pinnick, president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has been appointed as the 1st Vice-President of Confederation of Africa Football (CAF).According to a statement by Amr Fanny, CAF secretary-general, Pinnick's appointment is with immediate effect."Following the resignation of the 1st Vice President Kwesi Nyantakyi and the prevailing situation in the Football Federation of Nigeria," the statement read."The CAF President, after consulting [...]

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    Ghana dissolves football association amid corruption allegations

Ghana dissolves football association amid corruption allegations

The Ghanaian government has dissolved the country's football association following allegations of bribe-taking by Kwesi Nyantakyi, president of the GFA.Nyantakyi was filmed accepting a cash gift from Aremayaw Anas, a Ghanaian undercover reporter.The GFA president was also heard in the video requesting $11 million from Anas and later placing the $65,000 (£48,000) “shopping money” inside a black plastic bag.Anas, an [...]

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    VIDEO: Oshoala breaks down in tears after winning third CAF award

VIDEO: Oshoala breaks down in tears after winning third CAF award

An emotional Asisat Oshoala was unable to hold back the tears on Thursday night as she won the African women footballer of the year award for the third time.Oshoala broke down at the star-studded CAF awards ceremony in Accra, Ghana.The former Rivers Angels striker said many naysayers were in her ears when she made the move from Arsenal Ladies to Dalian [...]

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    Ahmad: Why CAF scrapped best Africa-based player, referee awards

Ahmad: Why CAF scrapped best Africa-based player, referee awards

Ahmad Ahmad, CAF president, has explained why the body scrapped the Africa-based player of the year and best referee categories from its 2017 awards.On the Africa-based player of the year category, the CAF president said there was no point in having such a duplication, adding that "one award will serve all African players".Ahmad said the best referee award was scrapped [...]

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    Moses fails to make final shortlist for CAF footballer of the year award

Moses fails to make final shortlist for CAF footballer of the year award

Nigerian wingback Victor Moses failed to make the top three nominees of the 2017 CAF footballer of the year award.The three finalists — Egypt's Mohammed Salah, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon — were unveiled on Monday in Accra, Ghana.Super Falcons striker Oshoala, Chrestina Kgatlana of South Africa and Gabriela Ongueni of Cameroon were announced as the final three nominees for the [...]

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    We believe we can conquer, says Pinnick on Eagles’ World Cup chances

We believe we can conquer, says Pinnick on Eagles’ World Cup chances

Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the Super Eagles are capable of excelling at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.In an interview with CNN, Pinnick said all the teams in Eagles' group cannot be underrated.Pinnick said Nigeria is blessed with youth who can still play for the Super Eagles in the 2022 World Cup."We are taking it a [...]

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    CAF to use video assistant referee at CHAN 2018

CAF to use video assistant referee at CHAN 2018

The Confederation of African Football has said it will use a video assistant referee (VAR) during the 2018 Total African Nations Championship in Morocco.This was announced by the continental football body on Tuesday following a meeting by its referee's' committee in Cairo.The VAR was first used in Japan at the 2016 Club World Cup.It was also tested at the 2017 [...]

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    Eagles, Falconets, Rohr, Oshoala earn CAF awards nominations

Eagles, Falconets, Rohr, Oshoala earn CAF awards nominations

Gernot Rohr has been nominated for coach of the year by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).The Super Eagles of Nigeria were nominated for national team of the year.CAF announced the nominations for the 2017 Aiteo CAF award on Monday.Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, is among the nominees for the best women's player award while Nigeria's U20 women national team, Falconets, [...]

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    CHAN 2018 draw to hold Friday

CHAN 2018 draw to hold Friday

The Confederation of African Federation (CAF) organising committee for CHAN 2018 has released the schedule for the tournament.In a statement released by the continental body on Wednesday, the draw is scheduled to take place on Friday."The four pots consisting of the 16 qualified teams were decided on the basis of a ranking established taking into account the performances at the [...]

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    Moses, Balogun make CAF best XI for 2018 World Cup qualifiers

Moses, Balogun make CAF best XI for 2018 World Cup qualifiers

Super Eagles duo of Victor Moses and Leon Balogun have been named in the best 11 of Confederation of African Football (CAF) of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers.The continental body made the announcement on their Twitter handle on Thursday.The best CAF XI is in a 4-4-2 formation with Balogun as one of the center-backs and Moses as the right [...]

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    Troost-Ekong, Moses nominated for CAF player of the year award

Troost-Ekong, Moses nominated for CAF player of the year award

William Troost-Ekong and Victor Moses have been nominated for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year award.The Super Eagles stars, who play their trade in Europe, are the two Nigerians among 30 players nominated for the award.Junior Ajayi of Al Ahly is among the nominees for the African player of the year (Africa-based).CAF announced the nominees in [...]

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