Sunday , December 8 2019

Africa

FIFA and CAF Presidents meet President of Madagascar Andry Rajoelina!

Today the Presidents of FIFA and CAF met with the President of the Republic of Madagascar Andry Rajoelina at the Iavoloha Presidential Palace in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Accompanied by a delegation including FIFA Secretary General and General Delegate for Africa Fatma Samoura, FMF President Raul Arizaka Rabekoto, FIFA Legend and special …

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Africa’s CAF Holds ExCo meeting ahead of CAN U-23 final!

Yesterday the CAF Executive Committee (ExCo) held its second statutory meeting of 2019 in Cairo, Egypt, chaired by Ahmad Ahmad. Opening the meeting, the CAF President commended the Local Organising Committee of the Africa Cup of Nations Total U-23, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), on the successful hosting of the …

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Africa’s CAF statement on Lagardère Sports break-up!

With reference to the press statement released on Tuesday, November 5 by Lagardère Sports (Lagardère) in connection to the agency agreement signed in 2016 (Agreement) between the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Lagardère, CAF wishes to clarify the following. In 2017, the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) found that the …

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Normalisation committee appointed for Comoros!

On October 23, 2019, the Bureau of the FIFA Council decided to appoint a normalisation committee for the Comoros Football Association (FFC), in accordance with art. 14 par. 1a) and art. 8 par. 2 of the FIFA Statutes. This decision has been taken in connection with the FFC electoral process, …

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PUMA signs partnership with Federation Royale Marocaine de Football!

PUMA has signed a new multi-year partnership with the Fédération Royale Marocaine de Football, adding the country to its increasing portfolio of national team federations. PUMA will once again team up with the ‘Atlas Lions’, having already adorned the country’s jerseys on two previous occasions. Under the terms of the …

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Uganda FA’s Moses Hassim Magogo suspended for two months!

The chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has ratified the plea bargain entered into by Mr Moses Hassim Magogo, President of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations and member of the Confederation of African Football Executive Committee, and the chairperson of the investigatory chamber. An investigation …

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African qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup live on FIFA.com & YouTube!

The first round of CAF qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar will feature 28 teams competing for 14 slots in the group stage, where the 26 top-ranked teams await. These opening fixtures include local rivalries between 2019 Africa Cup of Nations participants Burundi and Tanzania and a West African …

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