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CAF & UEFA Assist launch League Development Programme!

With the support of the UEFA Assist programme, CAF has embarked on a project to develop the leagues across Africa in the quest to enhance the organizational structure and economic sustainability of the domestic competitions. Dubbed “CAF & UEFA Assist League Development Programme”, the project aims to support Member Associations …

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FIFA, African Union, WHO & CAF promote campaign against domestic violence in Africa!

FIFA is joining forces with the African Union, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to jointly address the issue of domestic violence by launching the #SafeHome campaign across the African continent. The initiative is designed to support women and children victims of domestic violence, …

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Postponement of FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2020 qualifiers in Africa!

Due to travel restrictions across parts of Africa as a result of COVID-19, the qualifiers for the 2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup – Costa Rica/Panama scheduled for September 2020 has been postponed. The First Round first leg was fixed for September 3-5, 2020 with the return leg from September …

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CAF organizes workshop for Legal Affairs Managers!

The CAF Legal Affairs and Compliance Division on Thursday, August 13 held a virtual workshop for Legal Affairs Managers of the affiliated Member Associations (MA) to discuss legal issues related to the development of the game. The one-day workshop held via video-conference also sought to open up the operations of …

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CAF & INTERPOL Project Stadia hold maiden collaboration meeting!

CAF and INTERPOL Project Stadia held their first bilateral meeting on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, to discuss the future cooperation between the two bodies in the areas of safety and security during major events. In attendance was Head of CAF Safety and Security, Dr. Christian Emeruwa, while Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari …

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Updated calendar for CAF Interclub competitions!

The CAF Emergency Committee has approved the revised calendar for the Interclubs competitions which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Confederation Cup 2019/20 Semifinals 22.09.2020 – Pyramids (Egypt) vs Horoya (Guinea) at Mohammed V Complex, Casablanca 22.09.2020 – RS Berkane (Morocco) vs HUSA (Morocco) at Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium, Rabat …

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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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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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