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Benin’s football development focus of Paris FIFA talks!

Benin’s Sports Minister Benoît M. K. Dato and Beninese Football Association (FBF) President and FIFA Council member Mathurin de Chacus talked football development in the West African nation with FIFA’s Director Member Associations Africa, Gelson Fernandes, at a meeting in FIFA’s Paris office. The FBF has made excellent use of …

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Benin successfully hosts the regional workshop of CAF Club Licensing Online Platform!

As part of the CAF Club Licensing Online Platform “CLOP” regional workshops, the Central, Western and Southern Africa workshop series was successfully held in Cotonou, Benin. The event that took place from earlier this month brought together the representatives from the CAF Member Associations of Benin (host), Gabon, Cameroon, DR …

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Benin to host the 45th CAF Ordinary General Assembly in July!

Benin’s capital city, Cotonou will host the 45th CAF Ordinary General Assembly (OGA) on July 13, 2023, CAF have confirmed. This is the first CAF Ordinary Assembly to be hosted in Benin. CAF is looking forward to working closely with Benin Football Association, Benin Government and various stakeholders in hosting …

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CAF African Schools Football Championship: Benin dominates WAFU Zone B!

The WAFU Zone B Qualifiers of the CAF African Schools Football Championship has ended in Abidjan on Sunday with Benin winning huge in both categories. The competition which started on Friday November 11 and ended on Sunday November 13, 2022, saw young talented children from West Africa assemble in Côte …

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Benin hosts landmark School Football Tournament!

12 boys and girls Under-16 teams contest week-long event; Tournament also included training for young referees and reporters; Grand Popo hosts event showcasing link between football, education and society. Mouyibath Aweba donned the colours of his school and prepared to play in a significant event in Benin’s football history. The …

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CAF Statement following acts of stadium misbehaviours in Benin!

CAF is investigating the incident that took place during the TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup final fixture between Raja Club Athletic and JS Kabylie in Cotonou, Benin on Saturday, July 10, 2021. A section of fans invaded the field following the final whistle affecting the events leading to the medal and …

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CAF confirms new date, venue for Sierra Leone vs Benin fixture!

The TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations qualifier fixture between Sierra Leone and Benin will be played on June 14, 2021 in Conakry, Guinea. The fixture is part of match day six matches of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers initially scheduled in March 2021, but it had to be …

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Schools football progress tops FIFA’s Benin agenda!

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has met with the President of the Republic of Benin, Patrice Talon, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sports, Oswald Homeky, and the President of the Beninese Football Association (FEBEFOOT President), Mathurin de Chacus, to discuss the ongoing development of football in the country, together with …

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