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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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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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CAF, FIFA, WHO & SGSA hold joint Safety & Security COVID-19 review meeting for Africa!

In light of COVID-19 pandemic, CAF in partnership with major stakeholders such as FIFA, World Health Organization (WHO) and Sports Ground Safety Authority (SGSA) organised a unique one-day meeting to brainstorm on the impact of the crisis on African football. A brainchild of the CAF Safety & Security Department headed …

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Africa Cup of Nations postponed to 2022!

The CAF Executive Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, via video-conference to discuss the future of competitions and other related issues following the COVID-19 pandemic. The committee decided as follows; Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 After consultation with stakeholders and taking into consideration the current global …

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CAF releases guidelines for restart of competitions!

Following developments in the spread and control of COVID-19 across the continent and the rest of the world, series of meetings has been held regarding the future of competitions. It is in this regard that the CAF Medical Committee in collaboration with the Technical & Development Department and a team …

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African Legends embrace #19KickupsAgainstCovid19 in support of Stay Safe Africa campaign!

CAF in partnership with Speak Up Africa has kicked off the #19KickUpsAgainstCovid19 social media challenge, encouraging everyone to share information online to help stop the spread of COVID-19 on the African continent. The new online challenge forms part of the Stay Safe Africa campaign, which seeks to empower communities and …

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FIFA provides further guidance on COVID-19 football regulatory issues!

Following the publication on April 7 of recommendations and guidelines to address some of the key football regulatory issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the FIFA administration has since conducted 13 different workshops with representatives from its member associations (MAs), confederations, the World Leagues Forum (WLF) and the European Club Association (ECA). …

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CAF Headquarters Agreement receives Egyptian Parliamentary seal of approval!

The CAF Headquarters Agreement received the approval of the Egyptian House of Representatives at its session on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Cairo, as the agreement completes the final legislative procedure before going into effect. Chaired by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dr. Ali Abdel Aal, the session approved …

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