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FIFA, CAF appoint observers for NFF Elections
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FIFA, CAF appoint observers for NFF Elections

Federation of International Football Association FIFA, has named Messrs Luca Piazza and Solomon Mudege as its observers for Thursday’s elections into the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Executive Committee from 2018-2022. Mudege is FIFA’s Senior Manager for Development Programmes (Africa) while Piazza is a senior official in the FIFA President’s office. […]

CAF bans Ghanaian referee for life
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CAF bans Ghanaian referee for life

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has imposed a life ban on a referee while six others and a technical instructor got 10 years ban for football related offences. CAF announced in a statement that David Laryea, Assistant Referee from Ghana, got life ban from all CAF related football activities […]

Pinnick lauds appointment of Mustapha, Adamu into CAF
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Pinnick lauds appointment of Mustapha, Adamu into CAF

The President Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has commended appointment of two Nigerians into key position in the Confederation of African Football. Barrister A. U. Mustapha, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), was appointed President of the CAF Board of Appeal, while CAF Assistant General Coordinator and organizer of […]

CAF now responsible for payment of indemnities
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CAF now responsible for payment of indemnities

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has decided to take on the responsibility of paying referee indemnities for its designated matches. The decision was reached at its meeting Casablanca, by the CAF Executive Committee chaired by CAF President Ahmad. Until now, the regulations required host associations to pay these indemnities, but […]

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Who will really benefit from the amended AFCON?

Confederation of African Football recently amended the continents most prestigious tournament; the cup of nations (AFCON). It was decided at the African Football symposium held in Rabat Morocco that the number of teams have been increased to 24 against the traditional 16 with effect from the Cameroon 2019. It was […]

Riyad Mahrez Wins CAF African Footballer of The Year Award
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Riyad Mahrez Wins CAF African Footballer of The Year Award

Algeria and Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has been named the 2016 Confederation of African Football’s player of the year. The 25-year-old Algerian was instrumental to Leicester’s Premier League title last season, and his contribution to the Algerian National team cannot go unnoticed. Senegal and Liverpool striker Sadio Mane and […]