Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tag "Confederation of African Football"

    Why young people are the real winners at CAF Awards

Why young people are the real winners at CAF Awards

BY BENEDICT PETERSAlmost nowhere on earth is football followed as passionately as in Africa. It is loved by Africans from all walks of life across the continent. This week, I am giving the opening address at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards in Accra, Ghana. This has afforded me a good opportunity to reflect on Africa’s relationship with football [...]

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    Tunisia take CAF to CAS

Tunisia take CAF to CAS

The Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) have filed an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over the threat of being banned from the 2017 Orange Africa Cup of Nations.The executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) gave a deadline of March 31 to the FTF to apologise or risk suspension for accusing CAF of cheating.Tunisia pointed [...]

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    Morocco rejects CAF sanctions

Morocco rejects CAF sanctions

The Royal Federation of Moroccan Football (FRMF) has rejected the sanctions imposed on them by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for not hosting the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).CAF banned Morocco from the next two editions of the AFCON and fined FRMF £650, 000 and claiming £5.9 million in damages.But the FRMF has now said it “rejects [...]

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    CAF Award: Musa, not Enyeama, got Keshi’s vote

CAF Award: Musa, not Enyeama, got Keshi’s vote

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released details of how national team coaches voted in the 2014 African Player of the Year Award.The breakdown of the votes shows that Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi picked winger Ahmed Musa as his best player in 2014.Vincent Enyeama was his second choice, Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan his third while eventual winner the Ivorian [...]

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    CAF, Globacom renew partnership

CAF, Globacom renew partnership

The Confederation African Football (CAF) and telecommunications company, Globacom on Thursday, January 8, 2015 extended the sponsorship contract for the Glo-CAF Awards until 2018.Issa Hayatou, CAF president and Gladys Talabi, Globacom’s executive director represented their respective organisations in the signing ceremony which took place on the eve of the 2014 ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria.Hayatou commended the telecoms giant for their [...]

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    Hayatou: Africa will miss Nigeria at AFCON

Hayatou: Africa will miss Nigeria at AFCON

Issa Hayatou, president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), says the continent will miss the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the 30th Africa Cup of Nations holding in Equatorial Guinea.Hayatou disclosed this after the draw ceremony for the championship in Malabo, saying Nigeria's failure to qualify for the tournament will not diminish the country’s importance to the entire structure of [...]

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    Ebola: Lesotho abandons U20 qualifier vs Eagles

Ebola: Lesotho abandons U20 qualifier vs Eagles

Lesotho has pulled out of this weekend’s 2015 African Youth Championship qualifier against the Flying Eagles, citing concerns about the outbreak of Ebola in Nigeria.Nigeria, the most successful country in the history of the championship, were to host Lesotho at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna in a repeat of the 1989 meeting between the two sides, which the Flying Eagles won 4-0 [...]

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    Ebola aids Sierra Leone’s AFCON qualification

Ebola aids Sierra Leone’s AFCON qualification

Seychelles has forfeited their African Nations Cup qualifying tie against Sierra Leone after refusing the West African nation’s football team entry over Ebola virus fears.Confederation of African Football (CAF) rules do not allow for postponements of longer than three days, which means the Seychelles either host the game or give up their place in the competition. They gladly gave up [...]

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    Amiesimaka asks CAF to appeal to FIFA over AFCON qualifiers

Amiesimaka asks CAF to appeal to FIFA over AFCON qualifiers

Ex-international, Adokiyi Amiesimaka, has called on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to appeal to the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to accommodate the second round matches of 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in their calendar for international matches.Many clubs in Europe will be beginning pre-season training when the crucial second legs of the second round of the [...]

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