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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.
Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah scores late winner as Egypt beat Tunisia, Morocco sink Cameroon

Mohamed Salah scored a last-minute winner as Egypt came from behind to end Tunisia’s 100 percent record in African Nations Cup qualifying with a 3-2 win in Alexandria on Friday.
Saad Bguir is the unlikely two-goal star as Esperance of Tunisia defeat Egyptian side Al Ahly 3-0 to win a third CAF Champions League title.

Tunisia’s Esperance beat Egypt’s Al Ahly to win African Champions League

Saad Bguir is the unlikely two-goal star as Esperance of Tunisia defeat Egyptian side Al Ahly 3-0 to win a third CAF Champions League title.

CAF appoints Shehu Dikko as Champions League final match commissioner

CAF has appointed the second vice president of NFF, Shehu Dikko, as the match commissioner for the second leg of the CAF Champions League final between Esperance FC and Al Ahly.
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Al Ahly’s Walid Azaro banned ‘for ripping his own shirt’

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has banned Al Ahly striker Walid Azaro for two matches for breaching its Disciplinary Code.
Video Assistant Referee (VAR)

VAR to rule in CAF Champions League final

Video assistant referees (VAR) will be used in the lucrative CAF Champions League final for the first time Friday when Al Ahly of Egypt host Esperance of Tunisia in the first leg.

Junior Ajayi set for Al Ahly return after injury setback

Nigeria forward, Junior Ajayi, is set to return to training with his Egyptian Premier League side, Al Ahly following lengthy spell on the sidelines as a result of a knee ligament injury.
Mohamed Magassouba

AFCON: Mali name squad for games against Burundi

Mali coach Mohammed Magassouba has given first call-ups to 18-year old Cheick Oumar Doucouré and France-born striker Alimani Gory ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group C qualifiers against Burundi later this month.
Al-Ahly goalkeeper Sherif Ekramy

Al-Ahly’s Sherif Ekramy questions two-match suspension by CAF

Al-Ahly goalkeeper Sherif Ekramy has questioned Caf’s decision to suspend him for two Champions League matches over allegedly clashing with ambulance staff in Guinea.

Enyimba rusty, goal shy ahead of CAF Cup showdown

A lack of match sharpness could hamper Enyimba of Nigeria when they tackle Rayon Sports of Rwanda in Kigali this weekend in a CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final first leg.
Djamel Belmadi

Algeria, Tunisia name squads for AFCON qualifiers

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has named just two new players in his squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying trip to Gambia next week.

Egyptian FA fined by FIFA for unofficial friendly

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has been hit by a fine from the international governing body of football, FIFA.
Mohamed Aboutrika

Egypt court revokes ruling adding footballer Mohammed Abou-Trika’s name on terror list

Egypt’s highest appeals court on Wednesday revoked a verdict placing retired football star, Mohammed Abou-Trika, on a terrorism list for alleged links with the Muslim Brotherhood, state media reported.

Junior Ajayi to hold crucial talks with Al Ahly over Sporting Lisbon move

Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi is keen on securing a move to Portuguese club, Sporting Lisbon, despite his Egyptian club, Al Ahly’s decision not to sanction the switch.

Mo Salah named in Egypt World Cup squad despite injury

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named in Egypt's World Cup squad despite being injured in the Champions League final.

Sporting Lisbon eager to sign Junior Ajayi from Al Ahly

Portuguese club, Sporting Lisbon, have emerged as the favourites to sign Nigerian forward, Junior Ajayi, from Egyptian side, Al Ahly, this summer.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr should have included Junior Ajayi, Efe Ambrose in Super Eagles...

Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia has decried the exclusion of Al Ahly striker Junior Ajayi from Nigeria’s provisional World Cup squad.

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CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.