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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 […]

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Why CAF Clamped Down on Questionable Referees

The Confederation of African Football CAF has demonstrated zero tolerance for mediocrity by sanctioning two referees and one assistant referee following a questionable performances in 2018 World Cup qualifiers in November. The ‘men in black’ were suspended for making wrong calls in the matches they officiated which affected the outcome. […]

Giwa Bags Five Year Ban From CAF
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Giwa Bags Five Year Ban From CAF

It appears the Confederation of African Football Association, CAF is now interested in the Giwa / Amaju Pinnick power tussle at the NFF Glass House. The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has slammed Barrister Chris Giwa with a five year ban confirming the initial sanction by the Nigeria Football Federation. […]