CAF president, Ahmad steps down as Madagascar Senate Leader

The newly-elected president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad has stepped down as Vice-President of the Madagascar Senate. Ahmad, who is also the head of Madagascar Football Federation (MFF), tendered his resignation on Monday and leaves the post he has occupied since February 2016. He was later officially received by members of…

Rangers draw Zesco, Rivers Utd to play Rayon Sports in Confederation Cup

Following their exit from the CAF Champions League, Rangers International and Rivers United have been drawn to play Zambia’s Zesco United and Rwanda’s Rayon Sport respectively in the round of 32 of the CAF Confederation Cup. The draw was done on Tuesday in Cairo, Egypt. Both teams dropped down to the Confederation Cup after failing…

CAF Confederation Cup: Rangers, Rivers United to know opponents Tuesday

Enugu Rangers and Rivers United will know the teams they will play in the second round phase of the CAF Confederation Cup on Tuesday. The two Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs were dumped out of the CAF Champions League last weekend. Rangers crashed out on a 5-3 aggregate against Zamalek, while Rivers United threw…

CAF Executive Committee:Senate urges Pinnick to be good ambassador

The newly elected Executive member of Confederation of African Football (CAF) and President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnick has been urged to make impact in representing Nigeria. Speaking with journalists in Abuja, Monday, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Youths and Sports, Senator Obinna Ogba explained that Africa was full of boardroom politics…

Cameroon’s Joel Matip retires from international football

Cameroonian defender Joel Matip has announced he is done with playing on the international scene with the reigning African Champions, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon. Matip, who plays for English Premier league side Liverpool, said in an interview with MailSport few days ago: “It’s done now and I’m looking to the future. “I only wanted…

CAF Champions League: Rangers crash out despite victory over Zamalek

Enugu Rangers have crashed out of the CAF Champions League at the round of 32 stage, despite a 2-1 win over Zamalek in the second leg of their tie, played at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu. The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, were seeking to overturn a 4-1 deficit from the first leg…

CAF: Confederation of African Football Honours Three Eagles

(VON) The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has paid tributes to late Nigerian football greats, Stephen Keshi and Shuaibu Amodu. Keshi and Amodu who were Super Eagles coaches several times in their careers, died in 2016, within weeks of each other.     At the 39th Ordinary Congress at the Nelson Mandela Hall of the…

CAF Champions League: Rivers United throw away three-goal advantage, crash out

Rivers United have been dumped out of this year’s CAF Champions League by Al-Merreikh, despite winning the first leg 3-0 in Port Harcourt. The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side were beaten 4-0 in Sudan on Saturday. Bakri Al Madina scored a hat-trick for the Sudanese club, as they progressed into the money-spinning group stages…

African football can’t be managed by criminals – New CAF president, Ahmad Ahmad

The new president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, has said “African football cannot be managed by bandits”. The Madagascar football chief, ended Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign on Thursday, picking up 34 votes against the Cameroonian’s 20. “I’m not a candidate who will serve his personal interests,” Ahmad said in a statement…

Pinnick elected into CAF executive committee

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has been elected into the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executive Committee. Pinnick defeated his Beninoise counterpart Anjorin Ayodele Moucharafou with 32 votes to 17. His victory means Nigeria is making a return to the highest organ in CAF since Amos Adamu’s exit. Pinnick (Western Africa…

Pinnick wins CAF Exco seat

Amaju Pinnick, President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday won a place on the CAF Executive Committee for the 2017 to 2021 cycle. Pinnick won 32-17 to beat the President of the Football Association of Benin Republic, Anjorin Moucharafou, to the West B Zone seat. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Pinnick’s……

NFF President Pinnick elected into CAF Executive Committee

At the ongoing General Assembly of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Mr. Amaju Pinnick has been elected into the Executive Committee of the continent’s football body. The Glass House Boss emerged as winner for the West African Zone B seat into the Caf executive committee after defeating his Benin…