Saturday , July 24 2021

Africa

CAF Women’s Champions League WAFU B draw kicks-off a new era!

The first draw of the novel TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League Zonal Qualifiers took place on Monday, July 5 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire with two groups of three teams each ready to battle for the one available slots to the final tournament in Egypt later this year. Ivorian champions Onze …

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Zambia’s FAZ mourns first indigenous FIFA referee Simfukwe!

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) is mourning the death of the country’s first indigenous FIFA referee Bennet Simfukwe. Simfukwe, 81 died in Kitwe on July 2 after an illness. He earned his FIFA referee badge three years after Zambia’s independence in 1967 and was CAF Match Commissioner from 1991 …

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200 young Rwandans to join PSG Academy in September!

A total of 200 young players are looking forward to gracing the first intake of the Paris Saint-Germain Academy which will start operations in Rwanda in September 2021, the country’s football governing body (FERWAFA) has announced. The academy is part of a three-year sponsorship deal that was signed in December …

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Cape Verde to host WAFU-A CAF Women’s Champions League qualifiers!

The West Zone A (WAFU A) has confirmed Cape Verde as the host for the inaugural TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League qualifying tournament. The debut club competition will be held in the city of Sao Vicente from July 24 to 30 with four teams vying for the zone’s only ticket …

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CAF Deputy Secretary Anthony Baffoe to leave CAF!

CAF Deputy General Secretary Anthony Baffoe will leave the continental football body at the end of this month, June 2021. Baffoe, who has been the Deputy General Secretary since 2017, has been in charge of Football and Development at CAF. Baffoe said: “This was a decision I took three months …

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CAF takes part in UN Counter Terrorism Programme!

Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) participated on Tuesday (June 29, 2021) in the “Securing of vulnerable targets from terrorist attacks: Challenges and opportunities of major sporting event security management” programme, a part of the second Counter-Terrorism week organized by United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT). The Global Programme on Security …

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