The president of the Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad, was released without charge in France on Friday, a day after being arrested for questioning in Marseille, the city’s public prosecutor said.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has ordered that the second leg of the 2019 Champions League final be replayed, at a neutral venue.
Botswana edged Lesotho 2-1, while Zambia needed penalties to see off old foes Zimbabwe in what was a repeat of the last two Cosafa Cup finals.
Wydad Casablanca are set to leave no stone unturned in their quest to get a fair deal following Friday’s VAR debacle in the second-leg of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League final.
The Tunisian side were leading 1-0 in the second leg of the final and 2-1 overall when play was halted, and after a 90-minute delay the referee awarded the match to the home side.
The match was billed as a winner-takes-all contest, and Comoros can now celebrate a quarterfinal.

African Soccer Esperance coach and team seek CAF Champions League title, records

Coach Moine Chaabani and his Esperance Tunis team will create records Friday if they retain the CAF Champions League trophy after the second leg of the final against Wydad Casablanca.

local soccer Cosafa Cup Day 3 wrap: Badenhorst became the joint leading goal-scorer

Badenhorst scored his eighth goal in the Cosafa Cup to draw level with Zimbabwe legend Peter Ndlovu, and also struck the post in what ultimately proved a frustrating evening.

local soccer Cosafa Cup wrap: Namibia, Malawi get precious wins

Absalom Limbondi created one goal and scored another as Namibia claimed a 2-1 victory over Mozambique in their Cosafa Cup Group B clash at the King Zwelithini Stadium, in Durban, on Sunday.

African Soccer Zamalek use penalty power to end 16-year African trophy drought

Brilliant penalties enabled Zamalek Sporting Club of Egypt to win the CAF Confederation Cup final near Alexandria Monday and end a 16-year African trophy drought.

African Soccer Ghana captain Gyan backtracks on retirement ahead of African Cup

Ghana national team captain Asamoah Gyan on Wednesday reversed his decision to retire from international football, just weeks before the Africa Cup of Nations. 

local soccer Baxter explains surprise Bafana selections, and omissions

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has admitted that he had a selection headache in compiling South Africa’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) squad.

local soccer Baxter defends Kaizer Chiefs duo call-ups

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has explained his decision to select Kaizer Chiefs’ Daniel Cardoso and Ramahlwe Mphahlele in his provisional 30-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

African Soccer Ghana captain retires ahead of Africa Nations Cup

Ghana national team captain Asamoah Gyan on Monday announced his retirement from international football just weeks before the Africa Nations Cup.

local soccer Baxter names provisional Bafana squad for 2019 Afcon

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has announced his provisional 30-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt next month.

African Soccer Zamalek hit by goalkeeper crisis before CAF Cup final

Zamalek of Egypt go into the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup final at Renaissance Berkane of Morocco this Sunday with a third-choice goalkeeper and no back-up on the bench.

local soccer Radebe reckons Khumalo could help Baxter in Egypt

Radebe believes a former Bafana player like Doctor Khumalo could be very handy for Baxter and his charges in Egypt.

African Soccer John Obi Mikel heads Nigeria’s Africa Cup squad

Nigeria have included former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel in their 25-man provisional squad for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations.

African Soccer Kenya names preliminary squad for Africa Cup of Nations

Kenya named its preliminary squad Tuesday for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations, after qualifying for the continent’s main international tournament for the first time in 15 years.

local soccer Chiefs, Pirates target Kambole in Zambian squad for Cosafa Cup

The squad is without players from Nkana FC, who have matches still to complete in the Zambian season.


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