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NFF sticking with Imama Amapakabo as Olympic Eagles coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has cleared the air as regards the return of the disgraced former national team coach Salisu Yusuf, who was banned for accepting bribe, with regards to his position in the NFF’s employment.

NFF reinstates Salisu Yusuf after bribery ban

The Nigeria Football Federation has reinstated Salisu Yusuf to the national team after serving a one-year ban for receiving bribe.

Messi completes India move

Cameroon forward Raphael Eric Messi Bouli has completed a move to the Indian Super League, penning a one-year deal with Kerala Blasters FC.
Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) vice-president George Afriyie believes call-ups to the nation's various national teams are highly influenced by external entities for selfish reasons.

Call-ups to the Ghana national teams are a joke – ex-GFA chief

Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) vice-president George Afriyie believes call-ups to the nation's various national teams are highly influenced by external entities for selfish reasons.

CHAN: Super Eagles face Togo in final qualifying round

The Home-Based Super Eagles will face the Hawks of Togo in the final qualifying round for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) to be hosted by Cameroon.
Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne insists Kenya cannot afford to fire him even if they wanted to.

Sebastien Migne: It will be expensive for Kenya to fire me as coach

The French coach was responding to questions by journalists after Kenya failed to progress to the next round of the African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifiers, falling to the Taifa Stars of Tanzania 4-1 in a penalty shoot-out.
Paul Put

Afcon: Why Guinea sack head coach Paul Put, staff

The head coach of Guinea, Paul Put, has been sacked alongside his entire staff by the country’s Football Federation after their disappointing performance at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Seychellois referee Bernard Camille officiates the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final football match between DR Congo and Ghana in Oyem on January 29, 2017. - AFP - ISSOUF SANOGO (Photo credit should read ISSOUF SANOGO-AFP-Getty Images)

AFCON: Seychellois Bernard Camille to officiate Super Eagles, Burundi clash

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday named Seychellois Bernard Camille as the centre referee for Nigeria’s Super Eagles Africa Cup of Nations Group B encounter against Burundi.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: I support whoever is Super Eagles’ 1st-choice goalkeeper

Ikechukwu Ezenwa has assured that he will give 110 per cent support to whoever emerges as the Super Eagles’ first choice goalkeeper as his competition with Francis Uzoho and Daniel Akpeyi continues ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad

CAF’s Ahmad: Cameroon to be awarded CHAN 2020

Cameroon will reportedly replace Ethiopia as host of the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals.

CAF set to award 2020 CHAN to Cameroon

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) looks set to award the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) to Cameroon after Ethiopia appeared to have withdrawn as hosts having expressed doubts about its readiness to stage the tournament.
Flying Eagles

Flying Eagles list Ikouwem Utin, Yahaya Nazifi, Effiom Maxwell for U-20 Nations Cup

Team captain Ikouwem Utin and forwards Yahaya Nazifi and Effiom Maxwell are among 21 players listed by Nigeria’s under-20 male team for the Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic.

Hosts unknown, but Nations Cup will take centre stage in Africa

An Africa Cup of Nations with new dates and an expanded 24-team line-up will take centre stage this year in the continent, but the hosts have still to be decided.

EFA: Egypt not interested in hosting 2019 AFCON

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has said that the country won’t launch a bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after Cameroon were stripped as hosts of the continental showpiece.

Super Eagles coach banned, fined over payment

The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday said it had banned Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf for 12 months and fined him $5,000 (4,300 euros) for receiving cash from undercover journalists posing as agents.
Vincent Mashami

Vincent Mashami named as new coach of Rwanda national team

The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) has named Vincent Mashami as the new coach of the national team.
Okiemute Odah – Plateau United goalkeeper

Plateau United’s Okiemute Odah set to join Saudi club Jeddah FC on loan

Former home-based Super Eagles goalkeeper, Okiemute Odah, is set to link up with Saudi Arabian Division One League side, Jeddah FC on a one-year loan deal from Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Plateau United.

Nigeria coach Salisu Yusuf denies cash inducement claims

Nigeria's chief coach Salisu Yusuf has denied any wrongdoing after footage broadcast on Tuesday showed him accepting money from undercover reporters posing as football agents.

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