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Yaya Toure

African Player of the Year nominees announced

October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The nominees for the Confederation of African Football’s African Player of the Year Award have been announced this week. Manchester City midfielder and former Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure is a clear favourite for the...

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Hayatou temporarily named FIFA president

October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

CAF president Issa Hayatou was named acting FIFA president on Thursday, following Sepp Blatter’s 90-day suspension on suspicion of corruption. Hayatou, FIFA’s longest-serving vice president and leader of African football for the past 27 years,...

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CAF back FIFA elections to go ahead

May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Confederation of African Football has stated its desire for the FIFA presidential elections to go ahead on Friday. CAF released a statement on Thursday, confirming their belief that the elections should go ahead, despite...

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Morocco make AFCON return

April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Morocco will be aloud to return to qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations an appeal has heard. The Maghreb nation had been banned from the next two editions of the AFCON tournament, after refusing...

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Prince Ali in search of African votes

April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has travelled to Africa as he looks to dislodge Sepp Blatter’s reign. Prince Ali is one of three challengers looking to take Blatter’s job as FIFA president,...

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Tunisia avoid AFCON ban

March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tunisia have avoided being banned from the next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations in 2017. The Tunisian Football Federation unsuccessfully appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against their £34,000 fine, but...

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Valcke: AFCON 2023 to be held in June

February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has confirmed that The Africa Cup of Nations 2023 in Guinea will be moved from January to June. The change comes after FIFA’s task-force recommended the World Cup in Qatar...

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Albert Ebosse

JS Kabylie win appeal against ban

February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Algerian top-flight side JS Kabylie have won their appeal against a two-year ban imposed after the death of their striker Albert Ebosse. JS Kabylie were banned from all African competitions following the death of Cameroonian...

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Morocco FA reject CAF punishment

February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Royal Federation of Moroccan Football has rejected the sanctions imposed by the Confederation of African Football. A fine of £650,000 was imposed, while claiming damages of £5.9 million after Morocco refused to host the...

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Hayatou seeks leadership until 2021

February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou seeks to extend his leadership of the governing body until 2021. The 68-year-old believes he can continue in his role until he is 75, with his current presidency...

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