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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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Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee sanctions Musa Hassan Bility!

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Musa Hassan Bility, member of the CAF executive committee, as well as former President of the Liberia Football Association (LFA) and former FIFA Standing Committee member, guilty of having misappropriated FIFA funds, as well as having received benefits and found …

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Road map for cooperation between FIFA and CAF!

Last June, the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad announced that he had called on FIFA President Gianni Infantino to create an unprecedented partnership between FIFA and CAF that would allow the continuation of reforms aimed at modernising the governing body of African football. Today, at …

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204 member associations in contention for 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar berths!

With 204 member associations still in the race for a berth at the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar, AFC House in Kuala Lumpur is set to take centre stage on July 17, 2019, when 40 Asian member associations will learn their fate during the draw for the second round of …

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Telecoming will distribute Real Madrid digital contents through mobile operators in Africa!

Real Madrid chooses a partner with extensive experience in technologies in Telecoming to distribute and monetize digital content in the African mobile environment. The alliance means the arrival in Africa of the official Real Madrid mobile offer; The famous Spanish club chooses a partner with extensive experience in technologies to …

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FIFA to support CAF in Africa with their reforms!

The President of CAF Ahmad Ahmad has proposed to its Executive Committee gathered in Cairo on June 19, 2019, to seek FIFA’s expertise to assess the current situation in the African governing body and help to conclusively accelerate the implementation of the ongoing reform process destined to ensure that CAF …

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FIFA & AFD sign landmark cooperation agreement to promote women’s football & develop school football in Africa!

FIFA and the French Development Agency (Agence Française de Développement, AFD) today signed a landmark agreement, three days before the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in France, that will see the two organisations work together to create positive change in society and communities through football. Signed by FIFA President …

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Mohamed Salah named African Player of the Year!

Liverpool FC and Egypt playmaker Mohamed Salah has defended his African Player of the Year award ahead of club-mate Sadio Mane and 2015 winner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The winner Salah received the award for his exploits in 2018 and teh winner was unveiled at the Awards Gala on Tuesday, January 8, …

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Kgatlana, Ordega & Oshoala in final three for African Women’s Player of the Year!

Nigerian duo Asisat Oshoala and Francisca Ordega, and South African Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana have made the final three for the African Women’s Player of the Year 2018. The three made the cut after a performance-filled year which saw them make headlines at both club and national levels. Oshoala, winner for …

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African Player of the Year: Aubameyang, Mane, Salah make top three!

Reigning African Player of the Year, Mohamed Salah, his Liverpool club-mate Sadio Mane and 2015 winner, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, have made the top three for the most prestigious individual accolade in African football. A repeat of last year, the three players will be hoping to begin the year with the crown …

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