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Former CAF President Issa Hayatou to make comeback in football governance

Brandon Matale
Former Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Issa Hayatou, will make a comeback to football governance, to help in organization of both the 2020 African Nations Championships (CHAN) and the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). The Cameroonian Sports ministry has confirmed that Hayatou will act as a special adviser......
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CAF CC: AS Kigali goal hero Farouq Ssentongo warned teammates about Proline before the tie

Ronald Lusulire
When AS Kigali edged Tanzanian outfit Kinandoni Municipal Council 2-1 on aggregate in the preliminary round of the CAF Confederation Cup qualifiers, to set up a date with Proline FC, they (AS Kigali) immediately passed the tie off as a stroll through the park. But there was one individual amidst......

Samuel Eto’o calls time on his 22-year football career

Herman Nnyanzi
Former Cameroon national team captain Samuel Eto’o has called on his illustrious 22-year football career at the age of 38.  The four-time African Player of the Year enjoyed a trophy-laden career at the top level of the game, winning numerous trophies with Barcelona and also representing his country at four World Cups. “The end.......

Exclusive – Magogo set to run for member of parliament in Budiope East

Clive Kyazze
Bill Bradley the former New Jersey senator and pro basketball player once said Ambition is the path to success. And if what FUFA president Moses Magogo is doing is anything to go by then Dhamuzungu Geofrey is in for a bumpy ride in the Budiope East Constituency. Dhamuzungu is the......
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AFCON 2019: CAF imports European Video Assistant Referees

Clive Kyazze
Video Assistant referee will be used at the quarterfinal stage of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations Egypt, a first in Africa’s biggest football tournament. However, a particular set of Video Assistant referee will be led by European referees and not Africans Video Assistant Referees. Pol van Boekel from......
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CAF: Tanzania joins table of men in interclub competition

Herman Nnyanzi
After their previous good performances in CAF interclub tournaments, Tanzania is ranked among the 12 countries entitled to registering four clubs in the continents club competition. It was officially revealed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in a statement issued on Monday, June 3rd, 2019. The East African nation......
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Uganda slated to host two CAF Club Licensing Regional Workshops

Edward Raymond Komakech
The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has yet again broken more ground as they were granted the opportunity to host two high end Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) slated workshops. The two workshops are under the club licensing docket where 52 participants from 26 nations shall attend during a......
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Reports: Ethiopia not ready to host 2020 CHAN Finals

Clive Kyazze
Looks like the Confederation of African Football will have to find a new host for the 2020 CHAN finals after the withdraw of initial hosts Ethiopia. Reports from the CECAFA country indicate that Ethiopia withdrew from hosting the competition because they won’t be ready by next year when the tournament......
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Ismaily reinstated in the CAF Champions League

Clive Kyazze
Egyptian football giants Ismaily Sporting Club have been reinstated in the 2018/2019 Total CAF Champions League after appealing the decision of the Organizing Committee for Inter-club Competition and Club Licensing. According to a CAF letter dated February 10th, Ismaily were disqualified after fans, violence in their match against Club Africain......

CAF bemoans Phil Masinga’s death

Herman Nnyanzi
The Confederation of African Football has joined the growing list of people in the football guild who have paid glowing tribute for Philemon Masinga, after his passing. Phil Masinga was announced dead of an undisclosed illness on Sunday at age 49, however according to some sources, he had been admitted......

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