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AFCON 2021: Nigeria grouped with Egypt, Sudan, Guinea-Bissau

Nigeria has been grouped with Egypt for the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The Super Eagles will also face Sudan and Guinea-Bissau...

FIFA bans Chad indefinitely from global football

FIFA has banned Chad from global football until further notice over government interference in the running of the country's football federation. The move comes after the...
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CAF fixes date for next AFCON in Cameroon

The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament will be staged in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6 next year, a Confederation of African...
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CAF clears Iwobi for Lesotho match

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has cleared Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi, to play in Nigeria’s game against Lesotho. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)...

AFCON: Super Eagles arrive Benin by boat

The Super Eagles have arrived in Port Novo, Benin Republic for their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against their neighbours. Gernot Rohr’s men...

NFF president Pinnick, elected into FIFA executive council

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick has been elected into the FIFA Executive Council. Pinnick, 50, was elected as a member...

CAF president banned for 5 years by FIFA for corruption

CAF president Ahmad Ahmad has been suspended by FIFA for five years for corruption, the global governing body announced on Monday. Ahmad, from Madagascar, has...

Ighalo, Osimhen, Oshoala nominated for CAF Awards

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo, Victor Osimhen and Wilfred Ndidi have been shortlisted for the 2019 CAF Men Footballer of the Year. The trio were nominated alongside...

Amaju Pinnick sacked as CAF 1st Vice President

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr Amaju Pinnick, has been impeached as 1st Vice-President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
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FIFA to take over running of CAF

CAF executive committee took a stunning decision to cede control of the running of the organisation and have FIFA general secretary, Fatma Samoura.