Wednesday , March 3 2021

Africa

Statement by FIFA & its six confederations on breakaway competitions!

In light of recent media speculation about the creation of a closed European ‘Super League’ by some European clubs, FIFA and the six confederations (AFC, CAF, Concacaf, CONMEBOL, OFC and UEFA) once again would like to reiterate and strongly emphasise that such a competition would not be recognised by either …

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Draw lays out path to FIFA Club World Cup glory!

Today’s draw at the Home of FIFA in Zurich mapped out the road to global glory for the six clubs competing in the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup – Qatar. Tigres UANL and Ulsan Hyundai FC will face each other in the first game scheduled for February 4 at 17:00 …

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CAF & StarTimes announce an agreement to broadcast 2020 CHAN – Cameroon in Sub-Saharan Africa!

The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) and the digital television operator StarTimes have announce the signing of an agreement by which the media group obtains the broadcasting rights for the Total African Nations Championship, Cameroon 2020 (Total CHAN Cameroon 2020), scheduled from January 16 to February 7, 2021 in Cameroon. …

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UMBRO announce Tusks Football partnership!

UMBRO have announced a new partnership as the official technical partner of Tusks Football, a division of Tusks Sports for the next three years. Committed to youth development and professionalization of East African sport, Tusks Sports manage a talent scouting network through a series of elite training camps, athlete placement …

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Decisions of CAF Executive Committee held today, January 15!

The CAF Executive Committee held its meeting on Friday, January 15, 2021 in Yaounde, Cameroon. In attendance was FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, who is a special guest for the Total African Nations Championship Cameroon 2020. A number of decisions were taken on competitions, electoral process and the situation at the …

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Additional Registration Period & calendar of the CAF Interclubs Season 2020/21!

Within the framework of the organization of CAF Interclubs competitions of the 2020/21 season, the additional player registration period has started and will end on the January 31, 2021. Article 7 of Chapter V of the regulations governing CAF Interclubs competitions which stipulate the following: “A National Association which has …

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CAF GS opens Safety & Security Workshop, highlights CHAN 2020 exceptional importance!

CAF Acting General Secretary Abdelmounaim Bah highlighted the importance of the upcoming Total African Nations Championship (CHAN), Cameroon 2020 as an important tournament in exceptional conditions. Bah addressed the CAF – CHAN Safety and Security Officers workshop in Yaoundé, stressing that this CHAN is coming amidst a global pandemic, which …

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Update on Election process for CAF Presidency, CAF ExCo & FIFA Council!

At the request of the Interim President of CAF, Constant Omari, a meeting of the CAF Emergency Committee was held by videoconference this Saturday, January 9, 2021, following the publication of the report of the CAF Governance Committee. Michel Brizoua-bi, Chairman of the CAF Governance Committee attended the meeting as …

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Examination of candidatures for the CAF Presidency & Executive Committee!

The Governance Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) met in Cairo on January 5/6, 2021, convened by its President Michel Kizito Brizoua-Bi, to carry out the eligibility checks of candidates for the positions of CAF President and members of CAF Executive Committee. Five candidatures officially stood for CAF Presidency …

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CAF elections: Governance Committee decides on the final list!

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Governance Committee meets on January 5/6, 2021 to study the applications for the positions of CAF President, members of the CAF Executive Committee and African members of the FIFA Council. The final list of candidates eligible for the various ballots will be made public …

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