African club finals to be played over one leg

The finals of Africa’s two inter-club competitions will each be played in one single match in future rather than over two legs as at present, the president of the region’s governing soccer body said on Wednesday. Ahmad Ahmad, head of…

Caf CL: Esperance ordered to return medals and face Wydad again

Esperance have been ordered to return the African Champions League trophy and to replay the second leg of the final. The Tunisian side led 1-0 in Saturday’s second leg but Moroccan opponents Wydad Casablanca left the pitch after an equaliser…

Kenyan Match Commissioner killed in Addis Ababa crash

A senior Kenyan football official was among the 157 people killed in an Ethiopian Airlines crash, the country’s federation said on Monday. Hussein Swaleh, former general secretary of the Kenyan Football Federation (KFF), had been returning to Nairobi after serving…

Caf CL: Aduana fail to make ‘Money Zone’

Ghana’s Aduana Stars failed to qualify for the 2018 Caf Champions League ‘Money Zone’ after going down 4-0 away to Algerian giants ES Sétif. Aduana, leading 1-0 from the first leg, were hopeful of causing a stir away at the…

Caf CL: Aduana record 1-0 first-leg win over ES Setif

Ghana’s Aduana Stars recorded a 1-0 first leg win at home against ES Setif in the Caf Champions League on Wednesday. The Algerians approached the game with defensive tactics and relied on counter attacks in search of an away goal…

Changes in dates for Caf club competitions to begin in 2018

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has outlined how the dates for its club competitions will begin to change in 2018. Caf has explained the move to holding the tournaments between August or September and May the following year is…

Wydad beat Ahly to clinch Caf Champions League title

Wydad Casablanca defeated Al Ahly 1-0 at the Stade Mohamed V Stadium on Saturday night to win the Caf Champions League title 2-1 on aggregate. The second-leg match of the final was decided by a goal from Walid El Karti…

Caf CL: Ahly hit record six goals to reach final

Al Ahly of Egypt became the first club to score six goals in a Caf Champions League semifinal match as they crushed Etoile Sahel of Tunisia 6-2 in Alexandria on Sunday to reach the title decider. The record eight-time champions…

Caf CL: Sundowns fail to include Razak Brimah in updated squad

Mamelodi Sundowns will miss the experience of new signing Razak Brimah in the Caf Champions League following their failure to register him. Caf recently extended its August 5 deadline to the 11th for clubs who have advanced to the quarterfinals…

League start delay cause of Ghanaian clubs’ poor show in Africa – Albert Commey

An Executive Committee member of the Ghana FA, Albert Commey Aryeetey has attributed the early exit of the country’s representatives in this year’s Caf inter-club competitions to the late start of the domestic season. League title holders Wa All Stars…

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