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President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

FIFA president wants African Nations Cup every four years

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has proposed to the leadership of the Confederation of African Football, CAF, to consider holding the African Cup of Nations every for years instead of the present two years.
Finidi George says the scheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is bad news for most European teams.

Finidi George: European clubs to suffer because of AFCON change

Nigerian great Finidi George says European clubs will be the ones to suffer following the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) decision to reschedule the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
Finidi George says the scheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is bad news for most European teams.

Finidi George reacts to Afcon 2021 scheduling

Finidi George says the scheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is bad news for most European teams.
African Cup of Nations (AFCON)

2021 AFCON and 2022 World Cup qualifiers gets new date

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reportedly set a new dates for the 2022 World Cup and the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

AWCON 2020: Nigeria home of women football – NFF

Nigeria has declared interest in hosting the 2020 Africa Women Cup of Nations as Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) label the country ‘home of women’s football’
Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has been named the Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) Player of the Year.

Sadio Mane named Caf African Player of the Year

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has been named the Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) Player of the Year.

CAF shortlist Nigerian referee for CHAN 2020

The following countries will participate in the finals: Cameroon (hosts), Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Namibia, Togo (debut), Morocco, Zimbabwe, DR Congo, Congo, Tunisia,
Lille striker, Victor Osimhen, has said that the Ligue 1 club, will decide whether or not he leaves in January, amid speculation linking him with Barcelona.

African Youth Player of the Year: I deserve to win – Victor Osimhen

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen says he deserves to be named the African Youth Player of the Year when the Confederation of African Football announces the winner at the CAF Awards billed for the Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada, Egypt on January 7, 2020.
Asisat Oshoala scored her eight league goal in 12 appearances for FC Barcelona on Saturday against Granadilla Tenerife.

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala, Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze make final list of 2019 CAF awards

Asisat Oshoala has made the top three lists of contenders for the 2019 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Women’s Player of the Year award.
Former Liverpool forward El-Hadji Diouf has drawn similarities between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane and how they complement each other's performances.

Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Riyad Mahrez nominated for African Footballer of the Year award

Liverpool pair Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah, plus Riyad Mahrez from Manchester City, were named as the three candidates for this year’s African Footballer of the Year award, to be decided next month.
Nigeria's assistant captain Asisat Oshoala does not believe demanding for equal pay is a top priority for women's national teams in Africa.

Asisat Oshoala, Thembi Kgatlana, Ajara Nchout make final African Women’s Player of the Year...

Tabitha Chawinga has dropped out of the race for the 2019 African Women's Player of the Year award following the release of the final three shortlist by Confederation of African Football (Caf) on Sunday.
Tunisia will not participate in the 2020 African Nations Championship billed for Cameroon owing to their crowded domestic fixture schedule.

Tunisia withdraw from 2020 CHAN in Cameroon

Tunisia will not participate in the 2020 African Nations Championship billed for Cameroon owing to their crowded domestic fixture schedule.
Sudanese women's football faced an uphill battle after the country adopted Islamic sharia law in 1983, six years before then-brigadier Omar al-Bashir seized power in an Islamist-backed coup (AFP Photo-Ashraf SHAZLY)

Sudan’s first female football stars push for women’s rights

Within months of Sudan’s first women’s football league kicking off, the championship’s emerging stars are being hailed as icons for equal rights in a country transitioning to civilian rule.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

CAF Awards: Odion Ighalo makes 10-man shortlist

Ten days after the Confederation of African Football announced the list of players nominated for the 2019 African Player of the Year, the governing body for African football, yesterday, pruned the list of candidates.
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.
Enugu Rangers’ Bright Silas says his teammates can’t afford to dwell on their recent results if they are serious about stopping the unbeaten streak of Enyimba on their home turf in Aba in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash.

Enugu Rangers protest CAF Cup early kick-off

Enugu Rangers have protested over the afternoon kick-offs of their home games in the African Confederation Cup which they say will negatively affect their performance and their gate receipts.
Former Liverpool forward El-Hadji Diouf has drawn similarities between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane and how they complement each other's performances.

Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nominated for African Player of the Year award

Mohamed Salah is targeting a third consecutive African Player of the Year trophy after being named on the preliminary list of nominees for the 2019 award.

Nominees for all Caf 2019 Awards revealed — full list

The 2019 Caf Awards will hold on January 7, 2019 in Hurghada, Egypt with the Confederation of African Football announcing the nominees on Sunday.

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