Tag: Confederation of African Football

Confederation of African Football Presidency To Be Limited To 12 Years

Confederation of African Football presidents will be limited to three four-year terms with effect from the 2017 elections, the organisation confirmed Monday. There has been no limit previously with incumbent Issa Hayatou leading the African body since 1988. The 70-year-old Cameroonian has not indicated whether he will stand for re-election,[Read More…]

Just In: CAF Bans Embattled Chris Giwa, 4 Others For 5 years

Confederation of African Football, CAF, has slammed a five-year ban on embattled Chris Giwa and four four of his disciples thereby confirming and extending the same five-year ban placed on them by the Amaju Pinnick- led Nigeria Football Federation. The four others affected by the continental ban are Muazu Suleyman,[Read More…]

CAF Fine Nigeria $5,000 for Overcrowding During AFCON Clash Against Egypt In Kaduna

The Confederation of African Football, CAF have imposed a $5,000 (about N1 million) fine on Nigeria for overcrowding and lack of security during the March 29th African Cup of Nations qualifiers game between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Pharaohs of Egypt. About 50,000 spectators crammed into the 15,000[Read More…]

Issa Hayatou Of Cameroon To Serve As Acting President Of FIFA

Sepp Blatter’s reign as Fifa president could soon be over after the investigatory arm of the organisation’s ethics committee reportedly recommended a 90-day provisional suspension. His replacement until the next presidential election will be the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and long-standing senior Fifa vice-president Issa Hayatou,[Read More…]

Glo-CAF Awards: Enyeama, Aubameyang, Toure Make Top 3 List

Super Eagles of Nigeria and Lille of France goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, three-time African Player of the year, Yaya Toure of English Club, Manchester City and Cote d’Ivoire and Gabonese Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang currently playing for Borussia Dortmund in Germany have made the top three of the 2014 African Player of the[Read More…]

AFCON: Issa Hayatou Says Africa Will Miss Nigeria’s Super Eagles In Equatorial Guinea

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) President, Issa Hayatou, says Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations has not diminished the country’s importance to the structure of African football. Hayatou told Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick, that the entire African football family would feel[Read More…]

2015 Nations Cup: CAF Confirms Morocco Will Not Host Finals

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has confirmed that Morocco will not host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations as planned. However Caf did not announce a new venue for the tournament, due to take place between 17 January to 8 February. Caf’s executive committee also decided to expel Morocco,[Read More…]