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CAF Organising Committee Statement on AFCON 2021, 3rd & 4th Place Date Change!

The CAF TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Organising Committee, after discussions with the Government of Cameroon and the Local Organising Committee (LOC), decided to move the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 third and fourth place originally scheduled for Sunday, February 6, 2022 to Saturday, February 5, 2022. The …

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High voltage AFCON 2021 – Semifinals awaiting!

It’s time now for the “final four” of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021. After the exciting quarterfinals games, Cameroon Indomitable Lions, Burkina Faso Stallions, Egypt Pharaohs and Senegal Teranga Lions completed the “Golden Quartet” of the 33rd TotalEnergies AFCON edition. The semifinal matches are as follows: Match …

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CAF receives report on Olembe Stadium AFCON Tragedy!

The President of CAF Dr Patrice Motsepe, having convened a meeting of the CAF AFCON Organising Committee, received the report compiled by CAF Safety and Security Department together with COCAN relating to the circumstances in regard to the tragedy that occurred at the Olembé Stadium. The report highlighted the extensive …

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The AFCON 2021 – Quarterfinals determined!

The Round of 16 of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021 was concluded on Wednesday January 26, 2022. After eight exciting games, the quarterfinals pairings are now determined. The quarterfinal matches are as follows Match 45 – Saturday, January 29, 2022 – 20:00 local time (19:00 GMT) – …

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CAF decides Olembe Stadium not to host AFCON 2021 matches until investigation results!

The President of CAF Dr Patrice Motsepe today hosted a meeting of the CAF Organising Committee for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (“CAF AFCON Organising Committee”) and it was agreed that: due to the incident at Olembé Stadium that resulted in the death of eight spectators and several other …

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CAF President Dr Motsepe conveys heartfelt condolences to families of deceased spectators!

CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe has conveyed heartfelt condolences to the families of the eight supporters who lost their lives at Olembe Stadium during the TotalEnergies fixture between hosts Cameroon and Comoros on Monday night. President Motsepe also announced that he will be requesting the CAF AFCON Organising Committee which …

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AFCON 2021 hit by deaths outside Olembe Stadium in Yaounde!

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations were hit last night by tragedy as at least eight people were killed and 38 injured as fans tried to get into the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde as hosts Cameroon faced islanders Comoros. CAF is currently investigating the situation and trying to get more …

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CAF President visits AFCON match officials in Douala, reaffirms CAF support!

CAF president Dr Patrice Motsepe visited the headquarters of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations match officials in Douala, Cameroon. The President once again underscored the role of the match officials in the advancement of football in Africa. He said, “For the last few months, we have spoken passionately about …

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AFCON 2021 Organising Committee gives verdict on Mali vs Tunisia!

The Organising Committee of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 met yesterday to deliberate on the match between Tunisia and Mali played yesterday Wednesday on January 12, 2022. After examining the protest of Tunisia and all the match officials report, the Organising Committee decided the following: To dismiss …

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CAF investigating AFCON 2021 match, Tunisia vs Mali!

In relation to the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations match between Tunisia and Mali played in Limbe on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, CAF is gathering all the necessary reports from the officials at the match. CAF is forwarding these documents to the competent bodies of CAF. At this stage, CAF …

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