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Messing up African football

Why FIFA’s reform proposals are neo-colonial | CHUKA ONWEMECHILI | FIFA has ended its 6-month management takeover of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). But the future of the game on the continent is still clouded with uncertainty. In June last year the world football governing body effectively took over …

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KCCA to face Angolan giants Petro Luanda

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | KCCA will take on another Angolan side for a place in the African Champions League group stages, according to the CAF draw. KCCA have good memories of their last match against Angolans, after they edged CD Primeiro de Agosto in 2017. Winners qualify for …

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Esperance declared African champions after legal battle

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Tunisia’s Esperance were declared winners of the African Champions League by CAF on Wednesday following a long legal battle after Wydad Casablanca stormed off in protest during the second leg of the final in May. Wydad “is considered to have lost the game”, African football’s governing …

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Magogo elected CAF executive member

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA), Moses Hassim Magogo has been elected on the executive of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Magogo was elected to represent the Central East Zone during the CAF Ordinary General Assembly held at the …

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UBC fails to secure Afcon broadcasting rights

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several Ugandans took to social media on Sunday night to express their disappointment over the failure by the National Broadcaster, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) to broadcast the match between Uganda Cranes and Egypt. Although UBC had resumed broadcasting the African Cup of Nations-Afcon on …

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UBC negotiating to broadcast AFCON on credit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Broadcaster, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation-UBC is negotiating with the Confederation of African Football-CAF to broadcast African Cup of Nations-Afcon on credit.   UBC broadcast Afcon 2019 for three days and stopped. In a statement, UBC said it had temporarily stopped the broadcast and that …

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Ahmad Ahmad: 2019 AFCON will be among the best

Cairo, Egypt | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad has said the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will be one of the best events in-terms of organization and play on the field. “I am happy with the level of organization that the …

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