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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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List of Nominees for CAF Awards 2019 announced!

Today, CAF has released the list of nominees for the 28th edition of its annual football awards which will take place on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at Citadel Azure, Hurghada, Egypt. The CAF awards celebrate African footballers and officials who have distinguished themselves during 2019. The list of nominees is …

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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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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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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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CAS declares the appeals filed by Comoros FF inadmissible!

In the dispute between the Fédération de Football des Comores (FFC) and the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) over Cameroon’s participation in the African Cup of Nations (CAN), the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has declared the two appeals filed by the FFC inadmissible. The first appeal was filed …

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