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The Nigeria Football Federation on Friday constituted the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the 2016 Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations. Last February, Nigeria was handed the rights to host the Africa Beach Soccer Cup...

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January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gabon and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been crowned CAF African Player of the Year for the first time. The 26-year old beat Ivorian Yaya Toure and Ghana’s Andre Ayew to the crown, the...

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Toure set for record CAF title

December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is in line for a record fifth CAF Player of the Year award, when the winner is announced on January 7. Toure has won the last four CAF titles, and is...

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Africa’s WC qualifiers draw set for June

November 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The draw for the group stage of CAF qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place in Cairo on 24 June 2016, FIFA announced on their official website on Friday. Twenty nations have...

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Coach Le Roy quits Congo

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Frenchman Claude Le Roy has quit as coach of the Republic of Congo after leading them to the third phase of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The much travelled 67-year-old explained to AFP, after a...

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Bony, Kalou and Toure ruled out for Ivory Coast

November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Forwards Wilfried Bony, Salomon Kalou and Thomas Toure have all been ruled out injured for Ivory Coast’s FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against Liberia on 13 and 17 November Ivory Coast face Liberia in a...

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Hayatou temporarily named FIFA president

October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

CAF president Issa Hayatou was named acting FIFA president on Thursday, following Sepp Blatter’s 90-day suspension on suspicion of corruption. Hayatou, FIFA’s longest-serving vice president and leader of African football for the past 27 years,...

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Tunisia FA head to court

February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Tunisian Football Federation have submitted a case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a potential Africa Cup of Nations 2017 ban. Tunisia were eliminated from this year’s AFCON by hosts Equatorial Guinea...

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CAF statement on Equatorial Guinea

February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Disciplinary Panel of CAF met in Bata, Equatorial Guinea today to review the reports of match officials following the incidents that marred the Match between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea. FULL CAF STATEMENT Pursuant to...

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Guinea into AFCON Quarter-Finals

January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guinea will face Ghana in the quarter-finals of the 2015 African Cup of Nations after lots were drawn to determine whether they or Mali would progress. The drawing of lots was needed after their final...

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