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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 […]

Why CAF Clamped Down on Questionable Referees
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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. […]

Egypt Touts 23 Man Squad to Battle Nigeria
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Egypt Touts 23 Man Squad to Battle Nigeria

While Nigeria’s Super Eagles appears to be pussy-footing in naming its squad for the crucial 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, Egypt’s Head Coach. Héctor Cúper (a former Argentine footballer), has invited nine players from Zamalek, one of Egypt’s flagship local football club. Other players on the roll call are […]