Wednesday , March 3 2021

Africa

Errea launch Asante Kotoko SC’s 2020/21 third kit!

Italian sportwear brand Errea have launched the eagerly awaited Asante Kotoko SC official third jersey for the 2020/21 season. With its green background and black trims, such as the V-neck and sleeve ends, embellished with yellow details in the club emblems, the most striking feature of the third jersey is …

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Bureau of the FIFA Council passes decisions concerning Côte d’Ivoire & Pakistan!

The Bureau of the FIFA Council had taken jus before Christmas the following decisions concerning the governance of two member associations. Normalisation committee appointed for the Ivorian Football Association (FIF) The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to appoint a normalisation committee for FIF pursuant to art. 8 par. …

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CAF COVID-19 Medical Officer – A new indispensable role!

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) now has sixty (60) COVID-19 medical officers, whose role is to enforce the International Match Protocol during FIFA / CAF competitions. Trained by the Development Department and the Medical Committee, CAF’s COVID-19 Medical Officer performs their work on match days and non-match days to …

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UMBRO sign long-term deal with Sierra Leone Football Association!

UMBRO on Friday, December 18 announced a new long-term technical partnership with the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA). Wearing the double diamond for the next four seasons, the Leone Stars become the ninth African nation to join UMBRO’s roster of clubs alongside the most recent addition, Federation of Uganda Football …

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New composition of Egyptian Football Association normalisation committee!

In accordance with the Bureau of the FIFA Council decision to extend the mandate of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) normalisation committee until January 31, 2021 and to reduce its composition to three members, FIFA has today appointed the following members to said committee: Ahmed Mohamed Megahed Osman (chairman); Mohamed …

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UMBRO & Federation of Uganda Football Associations team-up for partnership!

UMBRO South Africa has announced a new long-term partnership as the official technical sponsor of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) for the next four years. The partnership will see UMBRO supply both men’s and women’s national teams with high-performance match kit, training and off field apparel, as well …

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Premier League extends beIN SPORTS partnership for MENA until 2025!

The Premier League and beIN MEDIA GROUP have today announced a major new rights deal that will see beIN SPORTS as the Premier League’s official broadcast partner in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) until 2025. The deal is for the 2022-2025 rights cycle and means beIN SPORTS can …

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UMBRO reveal the 2020/21 season kits of Egypt’s Al Ahly FC!

UMBRO have revealed the new 2020/21 kits for the 42-time Egyptian Premier League, 9-time CAF Champions League, 37-time Egyptian Cup and 2000 African Club of the Century winners, Al Ahly FC. For UMBRO it is important to recognise Al Ahly’s amazing achievements and their huge, incredibly passionate fan base – …

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CAF Coaching Licenses: Why were 21 coaches sidelined?

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) wants to revolutionize the key aspects of continental football, by setting up a licensing system which aims to give a qualitative boost to the sector, particularly on the technical side, i.e., coaches. A total of 21 coaches, including Africans, Europeans, and Brazilians, have been …

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CAF ExCo proposes Issa Hayatou as Honorary President & approves several guidelines for good governance!

The CAF Executive Committee met today, Thursday, December 10 in Cairo. The committee approved major reforms aimed at better ways of combating corruption and bad governance, protecting the integrity of the game, as well as several measures in response to the health crisis linked to the Coronavirus. At the opening …

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