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CAF stages Super Cup in Qatar

A 20,000-seat stadium in Qatar capital Doha will be the unlikely setting Friday (today) for the CAF Super Cup showdown between Esperance of Tunisia and Raja Casablanca of Morocco.
The performances of the Egypt side that persecuted Niger and Nigeria games was satisfactory, according to assistant coach Tito Garcia.

Egypt satisfied with March games despite Nigeria loss

The performances of the Egypt side that persecuted Niger and Nigeria games was satisfactory, according to assistant coach Tito Garcia.

Egypt’s Javier Aguirre names experimental squad from AFCON qualifier, Nigeria friendly

Egypt national team manager Javier Aguirre has named an experimental squad for their final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Niger and a friendly away to Nigeria next month.

Junior Ajayi extends Al Ahly stay

Nigerian International Junior Ajayi has signed a contract extension with the Red Devils until 2022, the player’s agent has announced on Monday.
VAR Video Assistant Referee

CAF considering VAR Introduction ahead of 2019 AFCON

The Africa Cup of Nations tournament will welcome the introduction of the famous Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in Egypt when it kicks off June 19 to July 2.

Junior Ajayi set to sign contract extension with Al Ahly

Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi is close to renewing his contract with Egyptian giants Al Ahly following his return to action after a lengthy injury-induced lay-off.
TP Mazembe

TP Mazembe thrash Club Africain 8-0 to set CAF Champions League record

Democratic Republic of Congo outfit TP Mazembe crushed Tunisian visitors Club Africain 8-0 Saturday to achieve a record winning margin for a CAF Champions League group match.
Patrice Carteron

Raja Casablanca appoint Patrice Carteron as new coach

Morocco's Confederation Cup holders Raja Casablanca have named Frenchman Patrice Carteron as their new coach.

Jose Mourinho: Why I did not sign Egypt legend Mohamed Aboutrika

World-renowned coach Jose Mourinho has disclosed that he was interested in signing Egyptian football icon Mohamed Aboutrika during his first stint as the Chelsea FC manager.
Espérance

Esperance celebrate centenary despite ban for supporters

Tunisia's Esperance are continuing the club's centenary celebrations despite being punished by the Confederation of African Football (Caf).

Junior Ajayi back in Al Ahly training after 7-month injury layoff

Al Ahly’s Nigerian forward Junior Ajayi has returned to training seven months after he sustained an injury in last season’s CAF Champions League clash against Township Rollers of Botswana.

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.
Enugu Rangers

CAF: Rangers, Lobi Stars know foes Friday

Both Enugu Rangers and Lobi Stars will on Friday know their opponents in the CAF Confederation Cup and Champions League respectively.

CAFCL draw: Lobi Stars placed in pot four

Lobi Stars head coach Solomon Ogbeide said his side are not afraid of facing any team in the group stage of the 2018/2019 CAF Champions League.
Martín Lasarte

Egyptian giants Al Ahly appoint Uruguay’s Martin Lasarte as new coach

Egyptian giants Al Ahly have announced the appointment of Uruguayan Martin Lasarte as the club's new coach.

Alex Iwobi, Mo Salah, Asisat Oshoala, others make 2018 CAF awards shortlist

The shortlists for the 2018 Confederation of African Football awards were announced on Friday

CAF Awards: Super Eagles coach, players get nominations

The Super Eagles trio of Ahmed Musa, Alex Iwobi, and Odion Ighalo are among the names on the list of nominees for CAF Player of the year.
Patrice Carteron

Egyptian giants Al Ahly sack coach Patrice Carteron

Eight-times African champions Al Ahly have sacked their coach Patrice Carteron after he fell just short of winning them a ninth crown.

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

General Jemibewon, Colonel Bamigboye warn against attacks on ex-President Obasanjo over ‘Fulanisation’ comment

A former military administrator of Bauchi and Osun states, Col. Theophilus Bamigboye (retd), and a former governor of the defunct Western State, Maj.-Gen. David Jemibewon, (retd) have said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo should not be castigated or lambasted for his comment on ‘Fulanisation’ and ‘Islamisation’ of Nigeria.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayemi extends olive branch to PDP candidate

The governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday offered the olive branch to the People Democratic Party governorship candidate in the July 14, 2018 election, Prof Kolapo Olusola, by urging him to join hands with him to build Ekiti to an enviable state.

Race to be new UK prime minister begins

The race to become the next Conservative Party leader has begun, following Theresa May’s announcement that she will step down next month.
Soldiers secure the area around the scene of the attack

Police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon

French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said.
Kelechi Onuzuruike

Abia Assemblyman faces probe for allegedly lying under oath

The President General of Ohuhu Youth Council and former deputy chairman of Umuahia North council area of Abia state, Hon Chinedu Obilor, has called on security agencies to prosecute without delay Hon Kelechi Onuzurike, member representing Umuahia North state constituency.