The Spanish football league and regional football council recently teamed up for two enrichment initiatives in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.
CS Sfaxien of Tunisia are the star attraction in a 2019/2020 CAF Confederation Cup draw that includes only three clubs who have won African titles.
Esperance Tunis and Wydad Casablanca, who are locked in a legal battle over which won the last CAF Champions League, will have first-round byes when the next edition kicks off.
Algeria will begin their Africa Cup of Nations title defence at home to former champions Zambia during November, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed Monday.
Former World Cup qualifiers Angola and Togo were given difficult first hurdles to clear when the African preliminary draw for the 2022 tournament was made in Cairo Monday.
The second leg will take place next Sunday at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto.

FIFA bans ex-Liberia football chief over Ebola funds theft

FIFA on Wednesday banned the former of head of the Liberian Football Association from football for 10 years over corruption, including misuse of funds intended for an Ebola awareness campaign.

Cameroon striker Njie signs for Dynamo Moscow

Cameroon international Clinton Njie has completed his transfer from Marseille to Dynamo Moscow, the Russian Premier League side announced on Thursday.

Jordan Ayew signs for Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace have completed the permanent signing of Ghana forward Jordan Ayew from Swansea, the Premier League club announced on Thursday.

African club finals to change to one-match contests – Ahmad

“The Champions League and Confederation Cup finals will now be played as single matches,” the CAF president said on Twitter.

Arrests ordered for Nigeria’s top football officials

Nigeria’s high court on Monday adjourned a corruption case against the head of the country’s top football body and four high-ranking officials, after they failed to appear in court.

Africa football boss released in France without charge: prosecutor

The president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, held in a corruption probe, was released without charge in France on Friday, the Marseille public prosecutor said.

Africa football boss released in France without charge: prosecutor

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.

Caf orders Esperance to return Champions League trophy

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has ordered that the second leg of the 2019 Champions League final be replayed, at a neutral venue.

Zambia to meet Botswana in Cosafa Cup final

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.

CAF Champions League could have another twist as Wydad plan to fight their case

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.

Esperance win Caf Champions League after final abandoned over VAR

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.

Cosafa Cup Day 5 wrap: Comoros make history

The match was billed as a winner-takes-all contest, and Comoros can now celebrate a quarterfinal.

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.

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.



 

 


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