confederation of african football

Soccer power: Kicking malaria out of Africa


July 30th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 30 (IANS) With the Olympics on, it's a fever nobody seems to mind in the 54-nation continent at any time. Soccer fever, which afflicts nearly every African, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

FIFA president visits Algeria


May 1st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, May 1 (IANS) FIFA president Joseph Sepp Blatter has arrived in Algeria for a two-day visit at the invitation of Algerian Football Federation (FAF) chief Mohamed Raouraoua.Blatter, accompanied by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Zambia yet to receive money for winning 2012 Africa Cup


March 15th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), March 15 (IANS) The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has not yet given Zambia money for winning the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) which was co-hosted by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Zambia moves to fourth position in African football


February 16th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Feb 16 (IANS) Zambia, the 2012 African champions, have shot up from 16th to fourth position in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) rankings as they also break ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ghanaian Andre Ayew in race for African footballer award


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Dec. 23 (IANS) The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Ghanaian international and French club Marseille winger Andre Ayew, along with two other contenders for the African Footballer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Equatorial Guinea,Nigerian footballers caught up in gender row


November 27th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): To field one man in a women's football team may be regarded as unfortunate. To field two looks like carelessness, or blatant cheating.This is the accusation levelled at Equatorial ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

African teams struggle at World Cup on home soil


June 18th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 18 (DPA) With a record six teams at the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa, this was to be the "African World Cup." Since the big kick-off a week ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Adebayor wants Togo to return for African Nations Cup


January 11th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Togo skipper Emmanuel Adebayor wants to return to the African Nations Cup after flying out of Angola with his team-mates last night.The Togo team headed home to mourn ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Africa Cup of Nations starts as confusion continues


January 11th, 2010 - 2:50 am ICT by IANS
Luanda, Jan 11 (DPA) As the Africa Cup of Nations opened Sunday in the Angolan capital of Luanda, confusion remained whether Togo would honour their opening Group B fixture in Cabinda Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Confusion continues over Togo’s participation


January 10th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Luanda, Jan 10 (DPA) Confusion continued to prevail Sunday as to whether Togo will take part in the Africa Cup of Nations soccer in the wake of a terror attack on the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Africa Cup of Nations to go on despite terror attack (Lead)


January 9th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Luanda, Jan 9 (DPA) Africa's controlling football body said that the Africa Cup of Nations will go ahead, hours after an attack on the Togo team bus left one person dead and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Terrified’ Togo players do not want to stay for Africa Cup: Adebayor


January 9th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Togo skipper Emmanuel Adebayor has called a meeting to discuss whether the team should stay in Angola and play Ghana on Monday, after players were attacked by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

From apartheid to World Cup, football comes a long way in South Africa


November 28th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 28 (DPA) History is supposed to be the study of facts, but as in so many things in South Africa, even the history of international football in the country is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Subscribe