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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 20, 2019

ICYMI: See AFCON 2019 Best XI, top records and individual award winners

The 32nd edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) came to a climax late Friday after a very colourful ...

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Bernard DayoJune 6, 2019

The Late 5: Goje pulls out of senate presidency race after meeting Buhari; Lawmakers say farewell to Saraki as 8th National Assembly holds valedictory session | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation: Goje pulls out of senate presidency race after meeting Buhari Danjuma Goje, senator ...

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Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 22, 2018

Plateau United, MFM FC progress into last 32 of the CAF Champions League

Nigeria’s representatives at the CAF Champions league, Plateau United and Mountain of Fire and Miracles Football Club (MFM F.C.) have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 18, 2017

The Late 5: Emir Sanusi recommends drug test for public office holders, CAF leaves out Victor Moses from its final list and, other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has advised that ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 18, 2017

CAF releases list of African Player of the Year and we can’t find Victor Moses

The top three for all the categories of the Aiteo CAF Awards 2017 was unveiled on Monday, December 18, 2017, in ...

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AzeezNovember 1, 2017

Moses, Troost-Ekong nominated for CAF player of the year

Super Eagles’ Victor Moses and William Troost-Ekong have been nominated for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year ...

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AzeezOctober 18, 2017

Aiteo takes over as sponsor of CAF award

Oil and gas company, Aiteo has become the new sponsor of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) award. The company took ...

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AzeezSeptember 23, 2017

Just In: CAF strips Kenya of 2018 CHAN hosting rights

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Saturday stripped Kenya of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship. The ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 21, 2017

CAF appoints Amaju Pinnick into Emergency Committee

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Friday, appointed Fouzi Lekjaa, the president of the Federation Royale Marocaine de Football, as it’s 3rd ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 21, 2017

Opinion: Why CAF moving the African Cup of Nations to June/July makes sense

by Tim Konyehi When African football experts gathered in Rabat Wednesday and Thursday for CAF Organised Extraordinary Football Symposium, the ...

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AzeezMarch 16, 2017

Just In: Amaju Pinnick elected into CAF Executive Committee

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick has been elected into the CAF Executive Committee. Pinnick defeated his ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 16, 2017

BREAKING: Ahmad Ahmad beats Hayatou to become CAF president

by Dolapo Adelana Ahmad Ahmad is the new president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Ahmad, who is from ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 13, 2017

After 28 years as CAF president, Hayatou seeks re-election

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday said its president, Issa Hayatou will be seeking another four-year term. Cameroonian ...

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AzeezDecember 11, 2016

Oshoala, Iheanacho make CAF awards nomination lists

Super Falcons and Arsenal forward, Asisat Oshola has been nominated for the African Women’s Player of the Year award. Oshoala ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 10, 2016

AFCON winner to receive $4m – CAF

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has increased the prize money for the winner of the African Cup of Nations ...

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AzeezOctober 3, 2016

CAF reduces presidency to 12 years maximum term

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will limit its presidency to three 4-year terms taking effect from the 2017 elections. ...

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AzeezSeptember 7, 2016

Amaju Pinnick’s nomination for FIFA seat rejected by CAF

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has rejected the nomination of NFF President, Amaju Pinnick to contest for a FIFA council ...

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ifrekeMarch 19, 2015

CAF explains why Dolphins was thrown out of Confederation Cup

by Mark Bassey Dolphins have officially been eliminated from the CAF Confederation Cup, after their appeal against the walk over ...

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ifrekeFebruary 9, 2015

How Didier Drogba missed out on becoming a true African legend

by Mark Bassey On Sunday night, under the starry skies of Bata in Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast’s golden generation finally ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 14, 2014

CAF picks Equatorial Guinea new hosts of AFCON 2015

by Mark Bassey   Equatorial Guinea has been chosen by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) as the replacement-host for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 11, 2014

CAF disqualifies #Morocco from AFCON 2015 over refusal to host tourney

by Mark Bassey The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has stripped Morocco of the right to host next year’s African Nations ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 8, 2014

CAF release 25-man shortlist for African player of the year, as Enyeama and Musa make list

by Mark Bassey The Confederation of African Football has included two Nigerian players, Vincent Enyeama and Ahmed Musa in the ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 12, 2014

NFF reports harsh Gabonese authorities to CAF

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has called on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over an alleged foul treatment on ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 9, 2014

Maigari-led NFF board yet to take over the office

by Olorunwa Lawal The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has written a letter to FIFA, intimating it of the latest development ...

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David CyrilAugust 13, 2014

Rwanda wants to cancel match with Nigeria because of Ebola | Read their letter

  by David Cyril   The African Cup of Nations (AFCON ) qualifier match scheduled for Nigeria Vs Rwanda to ...

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January 15, 2014

Opinion: It’s time to challenge FIFA and CAF on footballers’ awards

by Abiodun Aremu Why do Messi, Ronaldo and other overhyped players underperformed at global competitions when they are even confronted ...

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April 15, 2013

‘Football’ age declaration: Golden Eaglets down to 18 players after 3 fail MRI test

by Chi Ibe Three players of the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria team playing in Morocco, at the African U-17 Championship who ...

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January 31, 2013

AFCON 2013: NFF lied about referee suspension

by Rachel Lawal A football website is reporting that Grisha Ghead, the Egyptian referee who was purportedly punished by the ...

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January 29, 2013

Analysis: The monetisation of Nigerian sports and its effect on development

by Awenlimobor Sylvester But how long can we sustain this attitude of doling out monies to players at tournaments? By ...

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January 22, 2013

Opinion: AFCON viewing rights: The shame of a nation

by Simeon Christian Chukwu How can you go bidding for transmission rights a few weeks before the competition when others ...

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