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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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CAF President Offers Ghanaian Pupils Fully Paid Trip To Cairo

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Two Ghanaian pupils have been honoured with a fully paid trip to visit to the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) headquarters in Cairo after CAF President Ahmad lauded their initiative to provide football kits for deprived children. Brothers Kwabena Enti, 12, and Ekow Enti, 7, of the Ghana International School (GIS) in Accra, started a project last year to collect ...

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“Poor infrastructure cost Kenya CHAN 2018 tournament”-Kwesi Nyantakyi

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CAF 1st Vice President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, says that the Confederation of African Football was not impressed with the state of infrastructure in Kenya thus the decision to take away the hosting rights of the 2018 African Nations Championships. CAF’s Executive Committee took the decision on Saturday in Accra after its meeting to look at several important issues pertaining to the ...

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Kenya loses CHAN 2018 hosting rights

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The CAF Executive Committee under the chairmanship of CAF President Ahmad, met on Saturday, 23 September 2017 in Accra, Ghana, from 9:25 am to 17:25 local time. The Committee deliberated on some 20 items on the agenda with highlights below; Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2018 With an overwhelming majority of the members present, it was decided to withdraw the ...

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Partey named in 2018 World Cup Qualifying Africa Zone Best XI

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Ghana’s Thomas Partey was named among the best performers on the African continent after rounds 3 and 4 of the 2018 World Cup qualifying series. Partey scored four goals for Ghana in their two matches against Congo Brazzaville in Kumasi and Brazzaville and helped the Black Stars get its first win in the series. The Atletico Madrid midfielder has been ...

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Ahmad says Cameroon needs ‘to convince Caf’ it can host Afcon

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The Confederation of African Football (Caf) president, Ahmad, says Cameroon still needs “to convince Caf of its ability to host” the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Speaking on a trip to Burkina Faso, the Caf President gave his clearest indication yet that Cameroon could be stripped of hosting rights for the newly extended event. The 2019 Nations Cup will feature ...

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Breaking News: Nyantakyi named CAF 1st Vice President

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President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has been named 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Nyantakyi was approved by the CAF Executive Committee on Monday during its first meeting under the reign of CAF’s new President Ahmad Ahmad in Bahrain. Constant Omari of the DR Congo was named as the 2nd Vice President after ...

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Kwesi Nyantakyi to quit GFA in 2019

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President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has revealed that he will walk away from the entity in 2019 when his term of office comes to an end. He was re-elected to the office of GFA President in 2015 for a third term and he has moved on to gain positions in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and ...

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Ghana FA to earn USD 100,000 yearly in CAF financial support

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Ghana will be getting a yearly cash injection of USD 100,000 from the Confederation of African Football under the Presidency of Ahmad Ahmad. The Malagasy made this known earlier this week when he met staff of the CAF Secretariat in Cairo on his first working day in charge of football on the continent. Ahmad said that he would ensure that ...

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