Friday , February 26 2021

Africa

Kgatlana, Ordega & Oshoala in final three for African Women’s Player of the Year!

Nigerian duo Asisat Oshoala and Francisca Ordega, and South African Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana have made the final three for the African Women’s Player of the Year 2018. The three made the cut after a performance-filled year which saw them make headlines at both club and national levels. Oshoala, winner for …

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African Player of the Year: Aubameyang, Mane, Salah make top three!

Reigning African Player of the Year, Mohamed Salah, his Liverpool club-mate Sadio Mane and 2015 winner, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, have made the top three for the most prestigious individual accolade in African football. A repeat of last year, the three players will be hoping to begin the year with the crown …

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Al Ahly SC and UMBRO agree Partnership deal!

English kit maker UMBRO has added Egyptian giants Al Ahly SC to their roster of sponsored and kitted clubs around the world. The Egyptian giants were named ‘Club of the 20th Century’ by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and are regarded as the continent’s most successful club – with …

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Nike’s The NATIVE’s Football Shirt is Worthy of the Pitch & the Dance Hall!

Across Nigeria, street football has a common element: Tires used for goals. This reality plays in the abstract on The NATIVE’s collaborative Nike Football shirt. Against a black body, desert sand tire marks reference the streets of Lagos, grounding the design as 100-percent Naija both in place and in mindset. …

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Shortlists for latest CAF Awards 2018 revealed!

The journey towards the coronation of best performers for the CAF Awards 2018 gathers momentum with the announcement of the shortlists for the various categories. The shortlisted nominees were decided by votes from the members of the CAF Technical and Development Committee. The final phase will involve votes from CAF …

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CAF strips Cameroon of the hosting rights of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations!

The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) yesterday discussed and announced the organisation of the upcoming Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), due to be held in Cameroon. After significant debate and having received detailed updates from numerous inspection visits over nearly 18 months, CAF has noted that a number of …

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New FIFA Regional Development Office opens in Johannesburg!

In a major step forward for the development of football in Africa, FIFA has announced the official opening of its second regional development office on the African continent yesterday, November 28 following the official inauguration of a new office in Johannesburg, South Africa. In line with FIFA 2.0 and its …

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VISA signs as payments technology sponsor of Africa Cup of Nations!

VISA, the global leader in payments, will bring its global brand and technology to African football next summer as it officially announced its partnership with the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) as a sponsor of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in 2019 and 2021. The sponsorship deal will …

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CAS rejects request for provisional measures field by Football Kenya Federation!

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered an urgent appeal filed by the Football Kenya Federation against the decision taken by the Confederation Africaine du Football (CAF) Appellate Body dated November 7, 2018 in which an earlier decision taken by the CAF Disciplinary Council to disqualify the Equatorial …

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UEFA ASSIST’s GS Academy kicks off in Africa!

The GS Academy, set up by UEFA ASSIST, aims to support general secretaries from football associations across the globe by providing practical assistance to help develop and strengthen the sport. UEFA ASSIST, in partnership with the Confederation of African Football (CAF), has launched the first two editions of its GS …

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