ARTICLES RELATING TO CAF

CAF apologises for AFCON anthems gaffe

2017-01-15 06:24

AFCON organisers issued an apology after a "technical incident" stopped the national anthems being played before Cameroon's meeting with Burkina Faso.

A 48-team World Cup, but who can host it?

2017-01-12 11:06

FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams prompted one major question: who can host the global showpiece in its revamped format?

Mahrez named African Footballer of the Year

2017-01-06 08:06

Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez was voted African Footballer of the Year after he inspired Leicester City to the English Premier League title.

Billiat favourite for top Africa CAF award

2016-11-23 18:15

Khama Billiat is on course to become the first Zimbabwean to win the CAF African Player of the Year (based in Africa) award.

Dolly, Khune lead SA in CAF awards

2016-10-18 10:30

The Confederation of African Football has announced their 30-man list for the 2016 African Player of the Year award.

FIFA Club Licensing Seminar kicks off in SA

2016-03-23 07:56

Delegates unanimously saying that the FIFA Club Licensing would change the face of the game globally.

CAF reiterates Salman support

2016-02-24 13:14

CAF has reiterated its support of Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa for the FIFA presidency.

Pirates nominated for prestigious CAF award

2015-12-14 20:19

Orlando Pirates have been nominated in the Club of the Year category at the upcoming CAF Awards.

All eyes on CAF Champions League

2015-07-06 12:16

The second round of group stage fixtures for the 2015 CAF Champions League will be played this coming weekend.

CAF 'takes note' of Blatter resignation

2015-06-04 07:42

CAF says it "has taken note" of FIFA president Sepp Blatter's decision to stand down once a successor is elected.

 

Pressing Issues: A 48-team World Cup is no cause for unbridled jubilation in Africa

2017-01-15 06:09

Africa should restrain their jubilation with the announcement of a 48-team Fifa World Cup because, sadly, Africa will still go to the tournament merely make up the numbers, writes S'Busiso Mseleku

PICS: Lost bags forces Aubameyang to dress down

2017-01-06 14:11

Lost luggage left Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang under-dressed at African football's glitzy annual award ceremony.

FIFA impose life bans on two ex-African officials

2016-12-09 08:52

Former official Jonathan Musavengana and ex-Togo coach Banna Tchanile have been barred from all football-related activity for life for corruption.

Football shouldn't be a matter of life and death

2016-10-19 11:42

When legendary Liverpool manager Bill Shankly said football is more than a matter of life and death, he might have had the fanatical Egyptian fans on his mind, writes S’Busiso Mseleku.

CAF presidency to be limited to 12 years

2016-10-03 15:48

Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidents will be limited to three four-year terms with effect from the 2017 elections.

SAFA, CAF left with egg on their faces

2016-02-29 13:07

Friday's FIFA presidential elections proved once again that Africa still lags behind in many aspects, S'Busiso Mseleku observes.

Associations rebel against CAF

2016-02-09 07:23

The outspoken head of the LFA says at least 26 African countries will not vote for Sheikh Salman in the FIFA presidential election.

Egypt out of All-Africa Games

2015-08-27 14:32

Egypt have withdrawn from the 2015 All-Africa Games tournament in Congo Brazzaville during September.

Home-based African stars get chance to shine

2015-06-18 10:38

Qualifying begins this weekend for the fourth edition of the African Nations Championship.

Nigerian goalie banned for spitting at ref

2015-05-27 09:02

A Nigerian goalkeeper has been banned for a year for spitting at an assistant referee.

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