caf

  • OFFICIAL: FIFA to expand World Cup from 32 teams competing to 48

    OFFICIAL: FIFA to expand World Cup from 32 teams competing to 48 Africa will receive nine automatic places when the World Cup expands to 48 teams in 2026. The move, ratified by the FIFA Council on Tuesday in Bahrain, increases the continent’s current qualifications places from five. || Advertisement...
  • HAYATOU OUT, AHMED OF MADAGASCAR WINS CAF PRESIDENCY | VIDEO

    HAYATOU OUT, AHMED OF MADAGASCAR WINS CAF PRESIDENCY | VIDEO Ahmad of Madagascar has pulled off a stunning upset on Thursday as he ousted long-serving Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Issa Hayatou from his post by winning an election at the organisation’s congress in Ethiopia. The 57-year-old former...
  • NO prosecution against CAF president Issa Hayatou

    NO prosecution against CAF president Issa Hayatou CAF Offical announcment regarding Hayatou accusation of breaking Egyptian competition law as passes age limit for IOC membership False information, published in the Egyptian press since yesterday and widely reported around the world, indicates a recommendation for prosecution of the president of...
  • Mohamed Salah & Elneny among nominees for African Player of Year award

    Mohamed Salah & Elneny among nominees for African Player of Year award Mohamed Salah, Mohamed Elneny among 30 men nominated for African Player of the Year award; Zamalek trio in contention for best African-based player award. Here is the full list: 1. Ahmed Musa (Nigeria & Leicester City) 2....
  • CAF CC

    LIVE: Draw for 2018 FIFA World Cup – African Qualifiers

    The draw of the GROUP PHASE OF THE FIFA WORLD CUP RUSSIA 2018 will take place on Friday, 24 June 2016 at the CAF Secretariat in Cairo, Egypt. Excitement continues to grow as 20 African teams await the draw for the third round of the African Zone qualifiers for the 2018...
  • CAF Champions League

    VIDEO: CAF Champions League group stages DRAW

    VIDEO: CAF Champions League group stages DRAW Egypt’s Ahly and Zamalek avoided playing each other in the CAF Champions League group stage. Group B Egyptian champions, Zamalek , has been drawn in Group B of the 2016 CAF Champions League. The Cairo giants  would need to overcome Nigerian side Enyimba, Mamelodi Sundowns...
  • CAF CC

    CAF deduct points from Nigeria, Egypt & Tanzania

    CAF deduct points from Nigeria, Egypt & Tanzania The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has deducted three points from Nigeria, Egypt and Tanzania, all members of Group G, following the withdrawal of Chad from the ongoing qualification race for the 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon...
  • CAF CC

    CAF Confirms dates for Ahly & Zamalek’s semi-final Matches

    CAF Confirms dates for Ahly & Zamalek’s semi-final Matches CAF has set the dates for the clashes of Cairo duo Ahly and Zamalek in Confederation Cup semi finals. Defending champions Ahly play the first leg away to Orlando Pirates on 26 September before hosting the South African side on...
  • CAF RULES OUT RELOCATION | Ebola outbreak

    The Confederation of African Football has ruled out the relocation of matches scheduled outside of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. CAF has issued a statement following the request of several national associations for matches’ relocation over their concerns about hosting or visiting the team of an Ebola-affected country. “CAF...