African football can’t be managed by criminals – Ahmad

Newly-elected President of the Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad has declared that “African football cannot be managed by bandits.” The Madagascar Football Association chief on Thursday ended Issa Hayatou’s long reign, polling 34 votes to the former’s 20. The…

Caf Elections: Nyantakyi retains Fifa Council seat

Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi has been elected onto the Fifa Council for a second time. He received the endorsement of delegates at the 39th General Assembly of the Confederation of African Football in Addis Ababa Thursday. Nyantakyi received 33…

Hayatou voted out; Ahmad is new Caf President

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has voted Ahmad Ahmad as its new President. The Madagascar FA boss floored incumbent Issa Hayatou with 34 out of 54 votes cast at the ongoing 39th General Assembly held at the African Union…

Zanzibar accepted as full Caf member

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has admitted Zanzibar, raising the African Football governing body’s membership to 55 nations. Tanzania presented the request to accept Zanzibar as a full member of Caf in January this year, to which it was…

Ghana 2018: Caf sets Nov. 17 to Dec.1 date for Women’s Afcon

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has confirmed November 17 as the start date for the 11th edition of the Total Women’s Afcon to be hosted by Ghana next year. Caf’s Executive Committee, at its meeting in Addis Ababa Tuesday,…

UG Stadium to host 2018 Women’s Afcon?

The yet-to-be-completed University of Ghana (UG) Sports stadium has been earmarked as one of two venues when Ghana hosts the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in 2018, starrsportsgh.com understands. Ghana’s budget statement for 2017 released earlier this month highlighted the…

Referral charges in Egypt unsubstantiated – Caf

Caf has labelled the official referral announcement by Egypt Competitions Authourity (ECA) as unsubstantiated allegations saying its position is clear just days to the much anticipated elections. Egypt’s general prosecutor referred head of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Issa…

Issa Hayatou: Egypt prosecution refers Caf boss to economic court over broadcasting deal

Egypt’s general prosecution has referred the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Issa Hayatou to the country’s Economic Court on charges of violating Egypt’s Competition Law in selling broadcast and sponsoring rights. “Hayatou and [CAF] Secretary-General Hisham El-Omrani…

Mali gov’t calls Fifa’s bluff, ignores 24-hr ultimatum

Mali’s government has called the bluff of Fifa after the world football governing body handed it a 24-hour ultimatum to reinstate the country’s Football Federation, Femafoot. Following the dissolution of the Executive Committee of Femafoot by Sports Minister Housséyni Amion…

Mali: Government dissolves FA, risks Fifa ban

West African giants Mali have opened themselves up for a worldwide Fifa ban from football over government interference. This is as a result of the country’s Sports Ministry’s decision to dissolve its Football Federation (Femafoot) headed by Boubacar Baba Diarra on…

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