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Nigeria Football Federation is still being owed a larger part of their $2m prize money for finishing third in the 2019 CAF African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

‘Broke’ CAF yet to pay 2019 AFCON prize money

Nigeria Football Federation is still being owed a larger part of their $2m prize money for finishing third in the 2019 CAF African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Xenophobia: Austin Okocha, Joseph Yobo, Siphiwe Tshabalala unite to condemn attacks

Former Nigeria captains Jay-Jay Okocha, Joseph Yobo and South Africa winger Siphiwe Tshabalala have condemned the attacks on foreigners in the continent.

Micah Richards: Austin Okocha is a magician

Manchester City former right-back Micah Richards has praised the duo of Austin Okocha and Alex Iwobi for their great exploits on the football field.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

FIFA ban: I’ll clear my name – Samson Siasia

Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.
With just 4 days to Nigeria’s Flying Eagles opening match at the 12th All Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco, the duo of Success Makanjuola and Emeka Chinonso have promised to shut down Burkina Faso by getting the 3 points at stake.

All Africa Games: Flying Eagles duo ready for Burkina Faso

With just 4 days to Nigeria’s Flying Eagles opening match at the 12th All Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco, the duo of Success Makanjuola and Emeka Chinonso have promised to shut down Burkina Faso by getting the 3 points at stake.
Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.

Gernot Rohr denies holding negotiation talks with DR Congo

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has bluntly denied talking with the Democratic Republic of Congo as regards handling their senior national football team popularly known as Leopards.

Cas vindicates Amaju Pinnick on Caf Champions League

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has been vindicated on his stance against the order for a replay of the second leg of the 2019 Champions League made by the Confederation of Africa Football Executive Committee.

FIFA’s African football takeover plan set for court challenge

FIFA’s plan to take over the running of African football is set to face a possible roadblock, with an executive committee member of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) saying he will challenge the decision in court.

Amaju Pinnick: It’s been excellent serving as CAF 1st Vice President

The term of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick as the 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football along with that of the 2nd and 3rd Vice Presidents expired today.

Fifa supremo Gianni Infantino rejects ‘colonialism’ criticism

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has rejected comments that the global soccer body has taken a “colonialist” attitude towards African football and its governing organisation CAF (Confederation of African Football).
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad

Report: CAF president pays self for same days in different countries

The decision to appoint Senegalese Fatma Samoura as a General Delegate to CAF is unprecedented in the 115-year history of FIFA, which has never had recourse before to help guide the administration of a confederation.
South Africa coach Stuart Baxter has hit back Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr ahead of the sides’ quarter-final match-up on Wednesday night at Cairo International Stadium.

South Africa boss hit back at Gernot Rohr ahead of Super Eagles tie

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter has hit back Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr ahead of the sides’ quarter-final match-up on Wednesday night at Cairo International Stadium.
Nigeria’s players celebrate their victory during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) football match between Nigeria and Burundi at Alexandria Stadium on June 22, 2019. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE - AFP)

Mutiu Adepoju: Eagles need faster transition in subsequent Afcon games

Mutiu Adepoju, an ex-international, has commended the Super Eagles for their win over Burundi on Saturday, charging them however to employ faster and more coordinated transition in their subsequent games.
Patrick Kaddu of Uganda celebrates scoring against DR Congo at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Photo- Gavin Barker-BackpagePix

Uganda end 41-year wait for AFCON victory

Uganda ended a 41-year wait for an Africa Cup of Nations victory when they upset the Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0 Saturday in a Group A match in Cairo.
Senegal forward Sadio Mane has hit out at the poor state of the pitch of Stade Lat Dior after Saturday’s Group A 2-0 win over Madagascar.

AFCON: No Sadio Mane, no problem – Senegal coach

Powerful Senegal will launch their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign against Tanzania in Cairo Sunday without Liverpool star Sadio Mane, but coach Aliou Cisse is unconcerned.

AFCON: Finidi George warns Super Eagles not to underrate Burundi

Former Super Eagles’ winger, Finidi George, has cautioned both players and handlers of the senior national team not to get complacent ahead of their opening match fixture against Burundi at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Paul Put

AFCON: Guinea’s strength lies in unity – Paul Put

Guinea coach Paul Put has spoken about his team’s chances in Group B of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) and also stressed on why his team needs to play in a collective way in Egypt.
Fifa and the Caf are contemplating assigning Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura to the position of Fifa delegate for Africa.

FIFA scribe Fatma Samoura up for CAF position

Fifa and the Caf are contemplating assigning Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura to the position of Fifa delegate for Africa.

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