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Ahmad Ahmad Ineligible As CAF Examine Presidential Candidates

Confederation of African Football, CAF, has confirmed that outgoing President Ahmad Ahmad is ineligible to contest for another term. CAF elections that will determine the next President of Football governing body for Africa and his executive, is set to take place on March 12 2021 in Rabat, Morocco. Ahmad Ahmad...
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Pre-CHAN: Hosts Cameroon Suffer Niger Loss

Monday, January 4*Zambia 0-2 Uganda*Cameroon 1-2 Niger Hosts Cameroon suffered a frustrating loss to Niger in a Pre-Chan tournament game in Yaounde. Jacques Zoua scored a consolation for the Intermediate Lions from point black range after Niger had gone two up. Mousa Adamou put Niger in the lead in the...
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Four Africans Among Match Officials For FIFA Club World Cup

FIFA has included four Africans on the list of match officials for the upcoming FIFA Club World Cup. The event will be held in Qatar due February 1-11, 2021. Ndiaye Maguette (Senegal) is among the seven centre referees while his country mates Djibril Camara and Samba El Hadji Malick are...
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Orlando Pirates Opponent Withdraws From Confederation Cup

Angolan side Sagrada Esperanca has withdrawn from the ongoing 2020/21 CAF Confederation Cup, it's official. This, comes ahead of their first round return leg against Orlando Pirates in South Africa. "The management of the sports group Sagrada Esperanca withdraws its willingness and ambition to participate in all the competitions under...
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Micho’s Zambia Twice Squander Lead Against Niger

Saturday, January 2*Zambia 3-3 Niger Zambia threw away a two-goal lead to draw Niger in a six-goal thrilling draw in the Pre-Chan mini tournament. The game played in Yaounde, ended 3-3. Djibrilla 'Axo' Issa leveled matters for Niger in the 15th minute after Collins Sikombe had put Zambia in an...
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AS Kigali Reveals Squad To Face KCCA

Rwanda Premier League giants AS Kigali have named their travelling squad to face KCCA FC in the second leg of the CAF Confederation Cup first round. Kigali were awarded a 2-0 victory by CAF after KCCA failed to raise a required number of players for the first leg due to...
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Zambia, Niger Face off in Pre-Chan Mini Tournament

Saturday, January 2*Zambia Vs Niger - 6pm Zambia and Niger will get their Pre-Chan mini tournament underway on Saturday at the Ahamdaou Ahidjo stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon. In the first game of the four-nation tournament that fine tunes the teams ahead of CHAN Finals, saw Uganda Cranes hold Cameroon's Intermediate...
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CHAN: Tanzania, DR Congo Line Up Two Friendlies

Tanzania's Taifa Stars and DR Congo's Leopards have lined up two friendlies. The two matches will fine tune the teams ahead of Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) due January 16 to February 7, 2021. The two sides will meet between January 10 to 14 next year in Dar Es Salaam. Tanzania...
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Ochaya’s TP Mazembe Reappoint Mihayo After Dragan Exit

DR Congo giants TP Mazembe have reappointed Pampile Mihayo Kazembe as the new coach. The decision comes after the club confirmed the exit of Serbian coach Dragan Cvetkovic whose contract ends on December 31 and will not be renewed. "Coach Dragan is thus released from his obligations within the club,...
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Watenga’s Chippa United Confirms New Coach

South African side, Chippa United, has reappointed Dan Malesela, the club has announced. Chippa is the new home for Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Ismail Watenga, a club he joined this month. Malesela, christened as 'Dan Dance' rejoins the side after they withdrew the appointment of controversial Belgian coach Luc Eymael. Eymael...
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Gor Mahia Roasted In Algeria

Kenyan representatives at the CAF Champions League suffered a heavy defeat in the hands of Algerian side CR Belouizdad. The K'Ogalo lost 6-0 in the first leg played on Saturday at Stade 20 Aout in Algiers. Amir Sayoud scored a hat-trick with his first goal coming in the seventh minute...
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Drama As Chippa Rescind Eymael Appointment

South African club Chippa United have withdrawn the appointment of controversial Belgian coach Luc Eymael. Chippa announced Eymael as the new club coach on Wednesday, December 23. In dramatic turn of events, the appointment has since been met with negative reviews for a coach that was sacked by Young Africans...
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Libya Names Third National Team Coach In 2020

Libyan Football Association has named Zoran Filipovic as the new Libya coach in Tripoli. Filipovic, from Montenegro, will be the third National Team coach appointed by LFA this year. The side had appointed Libyan Ali El Merguini to replace Tunisian Faouzi Benzarti in September who had left due to Covid19...
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Cecafa U17: Tanzania Edge Ethiopia To Book Final Date With Uganda

SemisSunday, December 20*Djibouti 0-1 Uganda*Tanzania 1-1 Ethiopia Tuesday, December 22*3rd place Playoff: Ethiopia Vs Djibouti*Final - Uganda Vs Tanzania Tanzania managed to negotiate past Ethiopia to book a spot in the CECAFA U17 Championship final after a thrilling semifinal game on Sunday. The side joins Uganda, who they will face...
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Benni McCarthy Appointed As Coach For PSL Side

Former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy has been named as the new coach for AmaZulu FC, its official. AmaZulu FC a South African professional football club based in Umlazi in the city of Durban in the KwaZulu Natal province, that plays in PSL. McCarthy takes over after after former head...
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Kenya: Uganda’s Cecafa U17 Opponent Names Final Squad

Uganda's Cecafa U17 opponents, Kenyan Junior Stars, have named their final squad for the championship in Rwanda. Uganda will face Kenya in Group A of this year's Championship which is due December 12 to December 22, 2020. The team will be coached by Oliver Page and captained by England-based James...
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Papa Bouba Diop: Senegal’s 2002 World Cup Hero Dead

Former Senegal defensive midfielder Popa Bouba Diop has passed away aged 42. He has died on Sunday in France after battling with long illness. Diop, born January 28, 1978, is mostly remembered for his 2002 World Cup opening goal as Senegal shocked then defending champions France. Traumatise those in heaven...
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Al Ahly Edge Zamalek To Win Ninth CAF Champions League Title

Friday, November 27*Zamalek 1-2 Al Ahly Al Ahly managed to overcome Zamalek in a closely contested all-Egyptian CAF Champions League final in Cairo. The Red Devils needed a late Mohamed Madgy Afsha goal to take their record extending ninth title, their first since 2013. Christened as the club of the...
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