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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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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CHAN 2020: Morocco cruise past Zambia to storm semis

The Atlas Lions of Morocco are through to the semi-final stage of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2020 after a convincing 3-1 win against a 10-man Zambian side on Sunday. Morocco started on a high finding the net within a minute at the Reunification Stadium in Douala, Cameroon. Soufiane Rahimi found space to slot the ball past Zambia’s goalkeeper…

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