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CHAN: Imama Amapakabo to lead Super Eagles to Lome on Friday

Head Coach of National U23 team Imama Amapakabo will lead the Home-based Super Eagles, known as Eagles B, to Lome on Friday for the first leg of a 2020 African Nations Championship qualifying fixture against the Sparrow Hawks coming up on Sunday.

CAF broke, can’t pay AFCON winners

The Confederation of African Football’s bid to pay the Africa Cup of Nations winners is seriously threatened by a paucity of funds, it has reliably gathered.

Imama Amapakabo picks Azubuike Okechukwu, Stephen Odey, 16 others for Sudan tie

Head Coach Imama Amapakabo has picked team captain Azubuike Okechukwu, forwards Stephen Odey and Taiwo Awoniyi and 15 other players for Thursday’s U23 AFCON final-round qualifying, first leg battle against Sudan in Omdurman.
Patrick Olusegun Odegbami

Segun Odegbami: Samson Siasia and FIFA’s draconian judgement

Who did he kill? That was the first question that immediately came to my mind. You can’t earn such a punishment without committing a capital offense.
Looking ahead to Sunday’s must-win tie, Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena believes his side will prevail over Rahimo but admits playing behind-closed-doors will make the task more difficult.

CafCL: Ifeanyi Anaemena on playing Rahimo without Enyimba’s fans

The fanfare and electrifying atmosphere which usually characterises the Enyimba International Stadium each time the People’s Elephant are in action will be missing this Sunday.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games begins in Morocco

What is generally regarded as Africa’s version of the Olympic Games is officially underway in Rabat, Morocco. The Opening Ceremony of the 12th African Games was held Monday night at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium.
Fatma Samoura

Fifa secretary general takes over Caf

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has had it’s fair share of ups and downs in recent times but most interestingly since the arrival of Ahmad Ahmad as President.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to hold the draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at its headquarters in Cairo on Monday.

WCQ: Super Eagles to know foes on Monday

Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to hold the draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at its headquarters in Cairo on Monday.

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.

Musa Bility: Nigerians should be proud of Amaju Pinnick

Former Liberia FA boss and Confederation of African Football (CAF) executive committee member, Musa Bility, has urged Nigerians to be proud of a football administrator like NFF president and CAF executive committee member, Amaju Pinnick in the wake of recent happenings in the top ranks of Africa’s supreme football governing body.
Odion Ighalo’s third minute goal gave Nigeria a 1-0 win over Tunisia in their third-place playoff at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Wednesday in Cairo.

Super Eagles earn N715 million Afcon money for third-place finish

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will receive a $2m (N715m) reward from Confederation of African Football, CAF, for their third place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations that ended on Friday, July 19 in Cairo, Egypt.

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.

NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick removed as CAF 1st vice president

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnck has been removed as Confederation of African Football (CAF) 1st vice president.

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).
Victor Gomes

South African referee Victor Gomes dropped from Afcon final duty

Confederation of African Football (Caf) has released a list of officials that will be part of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final between Algeria and Senegal on Friday night.

CAF Congress holds Thursday, tough decisions expected

Africa’s football governing body, CAF is set to have a much-anticipated Congress on Thursday, where some far-reaching decisions including the idea to cede control of the body to FIFA are likely to dominate discussions.

Sepp Blatter: FIFA’s move on CAF ‘colonialist’, illegal

Former president Sepp Blatter has said the decision to appoint secretary general Fatma Samoura as the ‘Fifa General Delegate for Africa’ is colonialist and flouts Fifa rules.

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