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Africa

DFL & SABC agree two-year Bundesliga broadcasting deal in South Africa!

Bundesliga International, a subsidiary of the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, has announced a two-year broadcasting rights deal with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) to show the Bundesliga. SABC and Bundesliga International have reached an agreement for the Free-to-Air (FTA) broadcasting rights of the Bundesliga for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 …

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CAF President Ahmad arrives in Cairo ahead of CAF meeting!

CAF President Ahmad Ahmad arrived today, September 6 in the Egyptian capital Cairo for updates on the activities of the organisation following the COVID-19 pandemic. He was met on arrival by CAF Executive Committee member Hany Abo Rida, Acting CAF General Secretary Abdelmounaim Bah and Director of the Office of …

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CAF sets calendar for Africa’s 2020/21 Interclubs season!

Africa’s CAF (Confederation of African Football) has finalised the calendar for the 2020/21 Interclubs season! Engagement window: 1 September – 20 October 2020 Member Associations (MA) are requested to register their representatives on the CAF Content Management System (CMS) guided by the following scenarios; – For MA’s that completed the …

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Mehtab Hossain: I couldn’t sleep after we defeated Cameroon in Nehru Cup final!

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam once famously said, “Dream is not the thing you see in sleep. It is the one which doesn’t let you sleep.” In my case, I could not sleep after fulfilling a dream I held since childhood. Every footballer aspires of winning trophies for the Nation and …

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CAF rolls out online refereeing courses!

With restrictions around the world on in-person activities and programmes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CAF Refereeing Department has scheduled series of online courses to support the development of match officials during this period. Despite the rescheduling of major competitions due to the pandemic, the Refereeing Department and Technical …

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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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2021 Africa Cup of Nations – Cameroon qualifiers set to resume in November 2020!

The CAF Emergency Committee has approved the resumption date for qualifiers of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations – Cameroon and the group stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar. A busy schedule awaits the participating teams with double-headers from November 2020 through to November 2021 in the …

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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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