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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AFCON U20: Ghana edge Uganda in the final

Ghana shuttered Uganda’s hopes of winning the AFCON U20 title after their 2-0 win against the Hippos. The Black Satellites of Ghana defeated Uganda in the final game played in Nouakchott on Saturday. A brace from Daniel Afriyie Barnieh handed Ghana the needed win to claim their fourth title in the competition. The Hippos looked deflated and lacked the right…

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CHAN 2020: Morocco edge Cameroon to set Mali date

Soufiane Rahimi was the two-goal hero for title holders Morocco who produced one of their best displays of the tournament to beat hosts Cameroon 4-0 on Wednesday. This means that Morocco reached the final of the Total Africa Nations Championship (CHAN). The Atlas Lions kept alive their hopes of retaining the title as they breezed past the Indomitable Lions in…

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CHAN 2020: VAR to be introduced at the quarterfinals

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to introduce the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR). VAR will start working from the quarterfinal stages of the 2020 Total CHAN in Cameroon this weekend. The first match that will have VAR in this tournament will be on Saturday, 30 January 2021 between Mali and Congo. The game will be played…

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Yendoutie Nane: CHAN gave us good exposure

Yendoutie Nane Togo

Togo national team captain Richard Yendoutie Nane has picked positives from the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) despite the team’s failure to qualify to quarters. The Sparrowhawks failed to qualify to the knockout stage of the tournament that is still going on in Cameroon. According to the 26-year-old Yendoutie Nane, CHAN has been a very good platform for them to…

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Johnathan McKinstry still optimistic despite Togo loss

Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry claims that Uganda still have a chance of qualifying to the knockout stage in the ongoing African Nations Championship. The match ended 2-1 in favor of Togo to pick their first set of points at the tournament. It is the first time the Togolese are featuring in the tournament. Saidi Kyeyune’s 35 yarder goal…

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Nine Zimbabwe players test positive for COVID-19

Zimbabwe national team’s final preparations for the Total African Nations Championship in Cameroon 2020 have been dealt a huge blow. This comes after nine of the 23-man squad tested positive for Coronavirus. The Warriors had taken a Christmas break and returned to camp on 28 December. On return, all the players and technical staff had to undergo fresh mandatory COVID-19 PCR…

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Steven Polack – Gor Mahia cannot celebrate KPL title now

Gor Mahia FC head coach Steven Polack has said they cannot celebrate winning the Kenyan Premier League title now. According to him, the war of words between the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) and the Kenya Premier League Limited was not good for football. Gor Mahia’s 2020 title On April 30, FKF President Nick Mwendwa announced that the Kenyan Premier League…

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