Tag: CAF

South African, Patrice Motsepe Elected 7th CAF President in Rabat, As Pinnick Makes FIFA Council

Henry Solomon- March 12, 2021

Dr Patrice Motsepe, of South Africa has been elected as the 7th President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) who becomes person to occupy ... Read More

COVID-19: CAF President, Ahmad, Released From Hospital

Henry Solomon- November 12, 2020

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday. Ahmad, who tested positive to Covid-19 ... Read More

Ighalo, Osimhen, Nnadozie, Oshoala Nominated for CAF Awards

Olisa- November 24, 2019

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo, Victor Osimhen and Wilfred Ndidi have been shortlisted for the 2019 CAF Men Footballer of the Year. The trio were nominated alongside ... Read More

Ilorin Football Fans Hail Mikel As Nigeria’s “Super Hero”

Abdul Jimoh- July 19, 2019

Football enthusiasts in Ilorin on Friday described Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi, as Nigeria’s “Super Hero”, following his decision to retire from national team duties. ... Read More

CAF Handed Life Ban on Russia 2018 World Cup Bound Referee

Tanimu- July 9, 2018

In a sting operation by the Ghanian undercover journalist expose over 100 African referees involve in cash for a win in soccer matches. The Kenyan ... Read More

2026 FIFA World Cup: 11 CAF Members Voted in Favour of U.S, Canada and Mexico

Henry Solomon- June 13, 2018

Eleven CAF member associations were among the countries which did not support Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup during the voting process ... Read More

African teams at 2018 World Cup to receive $2m advance

inno.korie- April 30, 2018

The five African qualified teams for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup will each receive an advance of two million dollars of their prize money ... Read More

FG Extends Invitation to African Ministers of Tourism for CAF Meeting

Henry Solomon- March 9, 2018

The Federal government has formally extended invitations to African Ministers of  Tourism under the umbrella of the United Nations World Tourism organisation (UNWTO) and African  ... Read More

Mo Salah, Asisat Oshoala win AITEO CAF Awards for 2017

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 5, 2018

Egypt and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah on Thursday emerged as the African Player of the Year 2017, with Super Falcons’ Asisat Oshoala being named the ... Read More

2018 World Cup: CAF offers $500,000 to each African representative for preparations

inno.korie- December 1, 2017

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has said it would grant financial subsidy of $500,000 (about N175 million) to each of the five African representatives ... Read More

Nigeria, Africa And The Football World Remembers Stephen Keshi

Henry Solomon- June 7, 2017

Former Nigeria National team Coach and Ex-Super Eagles Captain, Late Stephen Keshi who died one year ago is being remembered today in Nigeria, Africa and ... Read More

Nigeria gets hosting right for 61st UNWTO CAF conference

inno.korie- April 19, 2017

The Conference of Africa Ministers of Tourism has unanimously endorsed Nigeria to host the 61st meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Commission ... Read More

CAF: Confederation of African Football Honours Three Eagles

Suleiman Idris- March 19, 2017

(VON) The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has paid tributes to late Nigerian football greats, Stephen Keshi and Shuaibu Amodu. Keshi and Amodu who were ... Read More

Saraki Congratulates New CAF President, Ahmad

Abdul Jimoh- March 16, 2017

CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday congratulated the newly-elected President of the Confederation of African Football ... Read More

Breaking: Ahmed Ahmed Ends Isa Hayatou’s 29yrs Reign As CAF President

Tanimu- March 16, 2017

After rigorously campaigning and seeking for votes from Nationals who are to cast vote for the next CAF President between the longest serving president of ... Read More

Total U-20 African Cup of Nations: Host Zambia beat Senegal 2-0 to win title

inno.korie- March 12, 2017

Zambia beat Senegal 2-0 in the final on Sunday in Lusaka to be crowned champions of the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Zambia 2017. ... Read More

FG Endorses Pinnick Candidature For CAF Seat

Henry Solomon- February 28, 2017

The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, through the Youth and Sports Ministry, has further endorsed the candidature of NFF President Amaju Pinnick for ... Read More

#CAF: Rivers United Draw With Host Mali

Suleiman Idris- February 12, 2017

Rivers United Football Club of Port Harcourt on Saturday held Real Bamako of Mali to a goalless draw in Bamako in their 2017 CAF Champions ... Read More