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Aiteo Takes Over Sponsorship Of CAF Awards

Nigerian oil company Aiteo Group has taken over the sponsorship of the annual CAF Awards organised by the Confederation of African Football. Telecommunications company Globacom has been sponsoring the awards since 2005 but Aiteo announced on Sunday that they are the new sponsors. The CAF Awards recognise the best players, …

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FIFA And CAF Investigating Nigeria-Zambia Match In Uyo

FIFA and Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) have launched an investigation into the behavior of the Copper Bullets fans during Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday evening. FIFA is reacting to photographs showing the Zambia fans displaying a banner,’H.E. E.C. LUNGU GOD BLESS YOU’ in the stands at the …

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CAF Expands AFCON (Africa Cup Of Nations) To 24-Teams

The Confederation of African Football have confirmed that the continental championship will increase by eight teams The Confederation of African Football have confirmed that the Africa Cup of Nations will be expanded from 16 teams to 24 as of the 2019 edition. The expansion of the biennial tournament was one …

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Mikel Left out as Rohr Announces Squad for Final Preparation

Super Eagles’ Captain, John Obi Mikel has for the second time been left out of the senior national team squad preparing for a Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier against South Africa and a Russia 2018 World Cup eliminator against African champions, Cameroun. Mikel was conspicuously absent in the last …

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SPORT! CAF Rejects Pinnick’s Nomination For FIFA Seat

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick will not contest for a FIFA council seat later this month after CAF did not endorse his nomination. The elections into the FIFA Council are slated for on September 29 with seven possible candidates have already been announced by CAF – Almamy Kabele …

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