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Coronavirus: CAF Competitions To Hold As Scheduled Despite Global Pandemic

The Confederation of African Football says all its competitions will go ahead as scheduled despite the escalating spread of the coronavirus. Africa's football-ruling body in a statement on its website said since no African country "has been declared a high risk" by...

National Team Coach Calls For AFCON Qualifiers Postponement

The Gambia head coach Tom Saintfiet wants this month's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Gabon postponed as he cannot call up seven key Italy-based players due to the coronavirus outbreak. Italy - the worst affected country by the...

Coronavirus: Rwanda Pulls Out Of All International Sport Tournaments

Rwanda will not be participating in any international sports competition following an order from the country's Ministry of Sports in a bid to close all inroads for the coronavirus. The Ministry instructed all sports association to suspend all plans to...

Horoya Dump Enyimba Out Of CAF Confederation Cup, Hassania, Pyramids Make Semis

Nigerian champions Enyimba crashed out of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 3-1 aggregate defeat to Guinean side Horoya AC on Sunday. Simeon Bolaji Sakin and Boubacar Samassekou scored either side of halftime to condemn the Nigerians to a 2-0...

CAF Champions League Curse Strikes Again As Al Ahly, Zamalek, Raja And Wydad Make...

It appears a peculiar jinx that prevents clubs from winning the CAF Champions League three consecutive times remains as strong as ever as Tunisian side Esperance became the latest club to feel its effects this weekend. The reigning champions who...

CHAN 2020 In Doubt As Cameroon Confirms Two Cases Of Coronavirus

The fate of the 2020 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) hangs in the balance after host country Cameroon announced two cases of Coronavirus on Friday - just three weeks to the kickoff of the tournament. The CHAN is scheduled to kick...

Eight Footballers Perish In Guinea Bus Crash

Eight players from Guinean second division side Etoile de Guinee have died and a further 17 have been injured in a bus accident on Thursday. The accident happened just outside the city of Mamou, about 250 kilometres east of the...

“Using CAF Money For Spiritual Pilgrimage Is Not Wrong” – CAF VP

CAF first Vice President Constant Omari sees nothing wrong in using CAF funds for spiritual pilgrimage according to Insideworldfootball. Omari made the revelation in an interview with African Sports Journalist, Osasu Obayiuwana. A previous report by Insideworldfootball had pointed out that...

Former Ghana FA President Nyantakyi Charged With Fraud

Former Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi has officially been charged with fraud by a high court in the capital Accra. The court accused the former football administrator of dishonestly obtaining $65,000 as an inducement for showing favour to a potential...

Coronavirus: Tanzania FA Bans Footballers From Shaking Hands

Football players in Tanzania have been banned from shaking hands during matches as the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) moved to curb the spread of coronavirus. Players have been directly to wave at each other instead with the measures taking immediate...

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