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FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

Gianni Infantino reveals Fifa’s $1 billion plan for African football

The Swiss-Italian was speaking during the 80th anniversary celebration of Democratic Republic of the Congo’s TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi, where he visited the site of the club’s new football stadium, which will be able to hold 50,000 fans, and the club’s youth academy.

Amaju Pinnick, Ahmad Ahmad rift may deny Nigeria hosting rights

Unless there is a rapprochement between CAF President Ahmad and his former 1st Vice President and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick, Nigeria may have lost the chance of hosting the widely speculated 2020 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup.

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.
Former Liberia FA chief Musa Bility has described, Amaju Pinnick in the wake of his removal as the 1st vice president of the Confederation of African Football.

Ex-Liberian FA chief faults Amaju Pinnick removal as CAF vice president

Bility said Pinnick is a very good administrator who has maintained for a very good relationship with all the executive members and he described Ahmad Ahmad’s decision not renew the Nigerian FA boss tenure as a big mistake.

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.
Rookies Madagascar are under no illusions that they remain underdogs at the Africa Cup of Nations, even after their shock win over Nigeria on Sunday that ensured top place in Group B and progress to the knockout stage.

Afcon: Madagascar beat Nigeria 2-0, advance as group winner

Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) newcomers Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset of Nigeria on Sunday with a 2-0 win over the three-time former champions to clinch a place in the last 16.
Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer, Femi Kuti was subsequently joined on stage by Egyptian pop singer and Dobet Gnahoré of Ivory Coast as they performed their new song Metgamaeen (Together), whose lyrics are in Arabic, English and French.

AFCON: Femi Kuti, others thrill at colourful opening ceremony in Cairo

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) was heralded with a spectacular and colourful opening ceremony inside the jam-packed 75, 000 capacity Cairo International Stadium in Egypt.
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad

Caf President Ahmad released from custody

Caf President Ahmad Ahmad has been released from detention after being arrested in France on Thursday morning.

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.

Cameroon clubs drop their case against CAF over 2019 hosting

The body representing amateur clubs in Cameroon (ACFAC) has dropped the two cases it lodged at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas).

CAF confirms Ivory Coast as 2023 AFCON host

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced when the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final draw will take place while confirming that Ivory Coast has accepted to host the 2023 continental showpiece.

Ivory Coast agree to host the Nations Cup in 2023

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) says Ivory Coast has agreed to host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, instead of 2021.

Second Nigeria FF Football Awards set for April 1

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced that the second edition of the NFF Football Awards will take place on the 1st of April 2019.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad talks during an interview at his office in Cairo on April 22, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - KHALED DESOUKI

Ahmad Ahmad: Lack of government support hurt South Africa’s AFCON hopes

A lack of “any real support” from South Africa’s government ultimately cost the country the chance to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, according to Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad.
Matar Ba

Senegal spends $1.6m on CAF awards – sports minister

Senegal sports minister Matar Ba has revealed that $1.6M was spent to host the 2018 CAF Awards which holds on Tuesday.

CAF: South Africa among potential hosts for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad says South Africa could step in as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

CAF’s Ahmad Ahmad offers Cameroon chance to host 2021 AFCON

The Caf executive committee snubbed Cameroon on Friday, citing serious delays with its preparations in the midst of a violent separatist rebellion near two of the venues that are set to host the Nations Cup games.

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