Caf boss Ahmad under pressure as Bility seeks answers

Caf President Ahmad is facing a threat to his reign after being accused of violating the statutes of African football’s ruling body. Executive Committee (ExCo) member Musa Bility called for an urgent ExCo meeting on Friday. He wants Ahmad’s decisions…

CAF confident Egypt will be ‘ready’ for Cup of Nations

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Tuesday that it is confident emergency host country Egypt will be “ready” to stage this year’s Africa Cup of Nations despite limited preparation time. CAF has been inspecting various infrastructure and facilities…

Ramadan pushes Africa Cup of Nations back by one week

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt in June and July has been pushed back by a week to cater for the holy month of Ramadan, the tournament’s chief told AFP on Sunday. The four-week long event will now…

Salah retains African best player award, seals great day for Egypt

Mohamed Salah completed a memorable day for Egyptian football by retaining his African Player of the Year award in Senegal on Tuesday. The 26-year-old Liverpool star finished first with club-mate Senegalese Sadio Mane and Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang…

Cameroon stripped of hosting 2019 Afcon

Cameroon have been stripped of hosting next year’s Africa Cup of Nations, says the Confederation of African Football. African football’s governing body (Caf) says it is because of delays in the progress of Cameroon’s preparation for the tournament, due to…

Ex-Caf officials Hayatou and El Amrani to contest $55m fines

Former Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Issa Hayatou and secretary general Hicham El Amrani have been fined $27.9m each by the Egyptian Economic Court (EEC). The EEC ruled that the pair flouted local Egyptian law when signing a billion-dollar…

Visa signs as payments technology sponsor for AFCON

The Confederation of African Football (CAF), in Ghanaian capital Accra on Monday, signed a four-year partnership with the world’s leader in digital payments, Visa Inc., as a sponsor of the Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in 2019 and…

Anas video: Liberian referee Jerry Yekeh cleared by Caf

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has cleared Liberian referee Jerry Yekeh from all allegations of corruption. Yekeh was one of many African match officials secretly filmed by investigative Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. He was filmed at the 2017…

Caf to choose Nyantakyi replacement on Fifa Council Sept. 30

The Confederation of African (Caf) has confirmed that five persons are in contention to replace former GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi at the Fifa Council. The Caf seat for English-speaking representative became vacant at the Fifa Council in June after Nyantakyi…

#Number12: Details of officials busted in West, Central and Southern African countries

After exposés sanitizing football administration in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria, Tigereye PI and Anas Aremeyaw Anas have released supplementary videos exposing corruption and bribery in football in 15 other African countries. The videos which are going public for the first…

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