Friday , March 5 2021

Africa

African cooperation tops FIFA-CAF agenda in Dakar meeting!

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has met with Senegal’s Head of State, President Macky Sall, at the Presidential Palace in Dakar on the latest leg of his trip to Africa. Accompanied by Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) President Augustin Senghor, the delegation, which also included FIFA Secretary General and Senegal native, Fatma …

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Positive discussions take place between FIFA & Mauritania President!

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has travelled to the capital of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Nouakchott for an audience with President of the Republic Mohamed Cheikh El Ghazouani. The FIFA President, accompanied by Mauritanian Football Federation (FFRIM) President Ahmed Yahya, discussed the country’s current successful hosting of the CAF U-20 …

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FIFA President kicks-off African visit with stadium inauguration in Mauritania!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has arrived in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, the first stop on an itinerary that will see him visit FIFA member associations in several African countries along with heads of state and African Union (AU) Chairperson Félix Tshisekedi over the coming days. Upon arrival, the FIFA …

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Top notch security arrangements made for U-20 AFCON!

Despite the fact that the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations will be played behind closed doors, CAF and the Local Organizing Committee have ensured that security will still be treated with utmost seriousness, as Mauritania prepares to host its first ever continental tournament beginning Sunday. Due to the restrictions …

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UMBRO launch new 2021 Al Ahly SC training collection!

Al Ahly have added some serious drip to their training game with a brand-new seasonal collection by UMBRO. Let’s face it, when you’re competing against the world’s elite clubs, you’ve got to stand out and look good at all times. This latest drop delivers just that! Combining classic training silhouettes …

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African Union & FIFA commit to build on positive results & to accelerate collaboration!

Two years to the day of signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations, African Union (AU) Chairperson Félix Tshisekedi and FIFA President Gianni Infantino have discussed an action plan that will accelerate several aspects of the agreement aimed at contributing for the benefit of African society, and, in …

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CAF ExCo takes note of CAS decision regarding Ahmad Ahmad!

The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) met on Saturday, February 6 in Yaoundé and took note of the decision taken by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on January 29, suspending the sanctions taken by the Adjudicatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee against Mr. …

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African Union chairperson & FIFA president discuss ongoing strong collaboration!

Thursday, February 4, during a call that preceded the 34th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), AU chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa and FIFA president Gianni Infantino spoke of the positive momentum generated between both organisations in the past two years …

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Ahmad Ahmad resumes his mandate as CAF President!

Following the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announcing the suspension of the sanction pronounced against him by the Judging Chamber of FIFA, Ahmad Ahmad, President of Confederations of African Football (CAF), has resumed his duties. Last Friday, January 29, 2021, CAS suspended the sanction pronounced by …

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FIFA extends mandate of Egyptian normalisation committee!

The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to extend the mandate of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) normalisation committee, which was due to expire on January 31, 2021 until July 31, 2021. The Bureau observed that the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the implementation of stricter measures in Egypt, …

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