Liverpool ask for investigation into Champions League final chaos

Liverpool have called for an investigation into the “unacceptable issues” faced by fans which led to their Champions League final against Real Madrid being delayed. Uefa delayed kick-off by more than 30 minutes, citing “security reasons”. The match at the Stade de France in Paris did not start until 20:36 BST, with Real beating Liverpool 1-0. Police outside the ground fired…

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CAF announce final dates and venues for World Cup qualifiers

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have announced the final official dates and venues for the World Cup qualifiers play-offs. The 2022 CAF World Cup qualifiers witnessed 54 African nations competing for only five spots in the upcoming World Cup in Qatar. The first round started in September 2019 and included the 28 lowest ranked teams, according to the official FIFA…

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AFCON 2021: Caf dismisses Tunisian protest over Mali game

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has dismissed a formal complaint lodged by Tunisia’s football federation (FTF) about their game with Mali ending 13 seconds early. In a statement, Caf said the Africa Cup of Nations organising committee met on Thursday and rejected the protest but gave no further explanation. Caf also confirmed the result of Wednesday’s game as a 1-0 win…

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Al Ahly edge Esperance in the first leg of CCL semi finals

 Al Ahly registered a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Esperance de Tunis in the 2020/21 Caf Champions League. The two sides faced of in the semi-final first-leg match on Saturday evening at Stade Olympique de Rades. Mohamed Sherif’s second-half goal earned the Egyptian champions the win in the Tunisian city of Rades. Mosimane was hoping to mastermind his first win over Esperance.…

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Caf allows 5,000 fans to attend CCL semi-final games

Caf has permitted 5,000 fans to attend the two Champions League semi-final first-leg games on Saturday.  Esperance welcome defending champions Al Ahly to the Stade Olympique de Rades. Meanwhile Wydad Casablanca host Kaizer Chiefs at the Mohammed V Stadium in another intriguing fixture. The body disclosed on Friday that the host teams requested fans’ presence in their stadiums for the…

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Al Merrikh, Simba settle for a goalless stalemate

Simba SC remained on top of Group A in the Total CAF Champions League after getting a point off Al Merrikh. The two sides played for a barren stalemate in Khartoum on Saturday. The point sees Wekundu wa Msimbazi move to seven points on top of Group A. They won both of their opening matches while Merrikh picked up their first point…

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Onyango and Sundowns thrash CR Belouizdad

Denis Onyango and his Mamelodi Sundowns cruised past 10-man CR Belouizdad 5-1 in their Group B Total CAF Champions League tie. Themba ‘Mshishi’ Zwane scored a brace as Onyango and Mamelodi Sundowns cruised past CR Belouizdad. The two sides clashed at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Sunday. The Algerian champions had to play most of the…

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CAF CL: Onyango’s Mamelodi edge Jwaneng Galaxy to make it to group stage

Denis Onyango’s Mamelodi Sundowns have confirmed their slot in the 2020/2021 Caf Champions League group stage This came after their 3-1 win over Jwaneng Galaxy in their first round second leg match at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Tuesday evening. Kermit Erasmus opened the scoring before Mothobi Mvala and Thapelo Morena extended Masandawana’s lead. Meanwhile, Tebogo Sembowa grabbed Botswana champions Galaxy’s late consolation goal.  Masandawana were…

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Denis Onyango – We must focus on the game

Uganda Cranes skipper and Mamelodi Sundowns shot skipper Denis Onyango claims that Mamelodi must focus as they head into Jwaneng Galaxy game. The two sides will lock horns at Loftus Versfeld in the CAF Champions League. “The game against Jwaneng Galaxy seems easy as we won the first leg 2-0 but it is not over, it is still half time…

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Mohamed Wahba appointed as Ismaily head coach

Mohamed Wahba has been appointed as the Egyptian Premier League side Ismaily SC head coach. Mohamed Wahba took charge of the team as an interim manager and he immediately brought improvement in terms of the team’s performance. In his first game Wahba led them to a goalless draw against Bank Al Ahly before helping secure their first three points with a 2-0…

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