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2018 Women’s AFCON: CAF tours potential facilities in Cape Coast


An inspection team from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Sunday visited some facilities in Cape Coast to determine their readiness for the 2018 Women’s African Cup of Nations which will be hosted in Ghana. The tournament will run from November 17 to December 1 and the Local Organising Committee has picked out Accra and Cape Coast as the ...

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CAF to pilot Video Assistant Referee at CHAN 2018


Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used for the first time in a CAF competition at the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Morocco 2018. The usage of the latest technology was okayed by the CAF Referees’ Committee at its meeting on Monday, 27 November 2017 in Cairo, Egypt. The experimentation of the VAR technology will commence from the quarter finals ...

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Fahmy appointed CAF General Secretary, Tony Baffoe named deputy


Egyptian Amr Fahmy has been named as the CAF General Secretary. He was proposed by CAF President Ahmad to the Executive Committee in accordance with the statutory provisions, and the Executive Committee approved his appointment during its meeting held on Thursday, 16 November 2017 in Rabat, Morocco. Fahmy, 34, a passionate football lover, is a holder of a FIFA Master ...

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TOTAL CHAN 2018: Pots For Final Draw Revealed


At its meeting on Wednesday, 15 November 2017, in Rabat, Morocco, the Organising Committee for the Total African Nations Championship Morocco 2018 approved the procedure for the draw of the final tournament scheduled for Friday, 17 November 2017 at Sofitel Rabat. The four Pots consisting of the 16 qualified teams were decided on the basis of a ranking established taking ...

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No Black Stars player in CAF World Cup Qualifiers Best XI

Mohammed Salah was crucial for Egypt in Brazzaville (Image credit: Reuters)

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have released the best XI for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers and the list does not include any Ghanaian player. The Black Stars who have failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 11 years take on Egypt in their final qualifier at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday. The ...

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GFA Vice President gets CAF appointment


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


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


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

Caf pesident Ahmad answers journalists' questions during his visit to Burkina Faso (Image credit: Ahmed Ouba/ AFP/ Getty Images)

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

Thomas Partey (Image credit: Images Image)

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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