Young guns usher in new dawn for African football

2017-03-26 06:25

The tsunami that blew away Issa Hayatou from the CAF top job he had occupied for almost 30 years has been steadily building up for some time, writes S’Busiso Mseleku.

Issa Hayatou voted out of CAF after 29 years

2017-03-16 13:49

Madagascar's football chief Ahmad Ahmad has been elected as president of the Confederation of African Football, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou.

Dirty tricks stain CAF polls

2017-03-12 06:09

Interesting political moves surround the election of the top officer for Africa’s football federation.

Ahmad to challenge Hayatou for CAF top job

2017-02-23 10:20

Madagascar's football boss Ahmad who is challenging the long-serving Issa Hayatou for the CAF presidency in March.

Kidney transplant for acting FIFA president

2015-11-13 19:49

Acting FIFA president Issa Hayatou has undergone a "successful" kidney transplant, the world football governing body announced.

Hayatou pledges to restore trust in FIFA

2015-10-15 20:14

Acting FIFA president Issa Hayatou pledged to restore "public trust" in the scandal-hit world football body.

Hayatou named acting FIFA president

2015-10-08 14:29

Cameroon's Issa Hayatou will take over as acting FIFA president after Sepp Blatter was provisionally suspended.

Hayatou denies selling vote for 2022 SWC

2015-06-17 07:02

Issa Hayatou, the president of the Confederation of African Football, has denied selling his vote for the 2022 World Cup.

Who will succeed Sepp Blatter?

2015-06-03 08:08

Following the news that Sepp Blatter will be resigning, the race has opened to succeed him as the president of FIFA.

Gabon to host AFCON 2017

2015-04-08 15:05

CAF president Issa Hayatou has announced that Gabon will host the 2017 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations.


Hayatou’s downfall plotted in SA: Jordaan

2017-03-19 06:05

Safa’s Danny Jordaan has claimed that Ahmad Ahmad's victory over longtime CAF chief Issa Hayatou was orchestrated at Sun City last year.

CAF opens disciplinary case against Hayatou critic

2017-03-15 15:51

The Confederation of African Football says it will go ahead with a disciplinary case against an outspoken critic of its leader Issa Hayatou.

Nigeria likely to back Hayatou for CAF job

2017-03-01 21:13

Nigeria looks likely to back Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou for re-election.

Zuma not backing Hayatou - Mbalula

2017-02-20 21:55

SA sports minister Fikile Mbalula has denied a CAF statement that President Jacob Zuma was backing incumbent Issa Hayatou in the CAF leadership race.

The full FIFA rap sheet

2015-10-22 10:18

In the history of soccer lineups, the FIFA executive committee of 2010 ranks among the all-time worst for bad behavior.

Hayatou 'delighted' at FIFA interim job

2015-10-10 19:44

Issa Hayatou says he is "delighted" to step up to become acting FIFA president following Sepp Blatter's suspension.

Issa Hayatou for FIFA president?

2015-06-30 15:02

The Liberian who wants to be FIFA president says he would step aside if African soccer head Issa Hayatou decided to run.

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.

Figo disputes Blatter support

2015-04-08 16:05

FIFA presidential candidate Luis Figo has disputed CAF's claim that all 54 of their votes will go to incumbent Sepp Blatter.

Blatter to get Africa's vote

2015-04-07 14:29

CAF president Issa Hayatou has affirmed Africa's support for FIFA president Sepp Blatter who is seeking a fifth term.

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