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GFA Vice President gets CAF appointment

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Mr. George Afriyie, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has been appointed onto the Organising Committee of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tourneys. This was confirmed on Wednesday after he was invited to CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. He was sworn into office by Mr. Amaju Pinnick of Nigeria, chairman of the committee at the ...

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Ghana winger Christian Atsu wants change in AFCON timing

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England-based midfielder Christian Atsu has spoken about the need for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to reconsider the date for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.  The on-loan Newcastle United winger says the January date poses a threat to the Europe-based players who have to leave clubs for close to two month. Atsu, who was on a rich vein ...

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Total to partner Confederation of African Football

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Total reached an agreement today under which the Group will become the official sponsor of African football for the next eight years. Total will support CAF’s ten principal competitions, starting with the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), which has a global audience. Renamed the Total Africa Cup of Nations, the tournament will ...

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‘Easy draw’ for Ghana in AFCON 2017 qualifiers

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The Black Stars of Ghana have been drawn in Group H alongside Mozambique, Rwanda and Mauritius for the upcoming AFCON 2017 qualifiers. Ghana will make another attempt at winning the trophy after missing out narrowly in 2015 when Ivory Coast beat them in the final. The AFCON 2017 draw was held in Cairo, Egypt and also saw Gabon being named ...

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