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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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Chinasa Ukandu (Nigeria) & Luis Alejandro Castaneda (Colombia) win WorldRemit & Arsenal “Future Stars” coaching programme!

Online money transfer company WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com) and Arsenal today announce that Chinasa Ukandu from Nigeria and Luis Alejandro Castañeda from Colombia are the winners of the 2019 Future Stars coaching programme. The two youth coaches will now prepare to travel to London for a personalised training session with Arsenal Football …

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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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Finalists selected by WorldRemit & Arsenal for the “Future Stars” coaching programme!

A panel of judges from Arsenal and its official online money transfer partner, WorldRemit have selected eight coaches as finalists for their Future Stars coaching programme. The eight finalists will now compete in a public vote on www.FutureStars.WorldRemit.com for the chance to attend a personalised training programme with Arsenal Football …

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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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