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Mohannad Ali & Fatima Akif emerge as 2020 African Freestyle Football Champions!

The month-long virtual freestyle football championship tagged Freestyle UNLOCKED Africa 2020 came to a power-packed finish on Sunday, August 2 with the finals of the 3rd African Freestyle Football Championship. After several dramatic freestyle football battles, Mohannad Hosam Ali from Egypt and Fatimaezzahra ‘Fatima’ Akif from Morocco emerged as the …

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Exciting Finish as 2020 Nigerian Freestyle Football Champions emerge in Virtual Freestyle UNLOCKED Games!

This year’s Nigerian Freestyle Football Championship came to an exciting finish on Saturday, July 25 with Benjamin Ebong and Augustina Unamba, both reigning champions, emerging as the winners of the keenly contested games, which was held online. Feet ‘N’ Tricks International, the largest promoter of Freestyle Football in Africa, hosted …

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Former CAF Executive Committee member Abu Shweisha passes away!

Former Libyan Football Federation (LFF) General Secretary Abdul Majid Abu Shweisha died aged 80 on Monday, July 27, 2020 in Rome, Italy, after a long illness. Abu Shweisha was one of the most prominent figures in Libyan football, and served as LFF General Secretary in the 1970s. He was also …

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#ItsTimeItsNow for CAF Women’s Football Strategy

The dawn of a new era for women’s football on the continent has come. After several months, the first ever CAF Women’s Football Strategy, the strategic plan to shape the future of the women’s game has come to fruition. The plan, for an initial four-year period, 2020-2023, is tailor-made taking …

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CAF Match officials brace up for resumption of competitions!

Following discussions on the resumption of continental competitions in the not distant future, match officials have been gearing up for the D-Day, after sporting activities were put on hold due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Continental competitions were suspended in March 2020, however the match officials – Referees and Assistant Referees …

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Feet ‘N’ Tricks International extends Freestyle UNLOCKED Africa 2020!

Feet ‘N’ Tricks International, the organisers of the Freestyle UNLOCKED Africa 2020 has announced that it would be extending its on-going virtual freestyle football championship. Valentine Ozigbo, the Chairman of Feet ‘N’ Tricks International, in a press statement revealed that there would be a Nigerian Championships for the competition which …

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Decisions of CAF Disciplinary Board on July 21, 2020!

Following a preliminary decision, the CAF Disciplinary Board met on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, via video-conference to discuss incidents from the CAF Champions League 2019/20 quarterfinal second leg between TP Mazembe (DR Congo) v Raja Club Athletic (Morocco) held on Saturday (March 7, 2020) in Lubumbashi: Decision Following presentations by …

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CAF Experts participate in global COVID-19 Security Meeting!

A team of experts led by CAF Head of Safety and Security, Dr Christian Emeruwa, took part in the United Nations (UN) Office of Counter-Terrorism’s International Experts Group virtual meeting held on Wednesday, 15 July 2020, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the security of major sporting events. The …

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Reopening of bidding process for Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations 2020!

Following the decision of the CAF Executive Committee, the bidding process for the hosting rights of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations 2020 has been reopened to Member Associations from July 5 till July 31, 2020. The bidding file must include the dossier on Accommodation, Transportation and Sporting Infrastructure …

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