Confederation of African Football

By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Mar 23rd, 2013
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Full Time: Nigeria 1 – 1 Kenya Kenya should have closed shop. The Harambee Stars defense is finally breached as substitute Oduamadi steals in at the far post to rifle home the equalizer at the death. Kenya shoot themselves in the foot, failing to see out the last few minutes of additional time ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Mar 22nd, 2013
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African champions Nigeria can take complete command of Group F with a win at home to Kenya on Saturday in the latest round of qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup. The Super Eagles lead the way in their group on four points from two games and are 33 places higher than Kenya in the Confederation [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 22nd, 2013
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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released seeding teams for the draw of the 2015 African nations Cup championship to be hosted by Morocco. The full draw will be released on March 10 in Rabat during a CAF’s general assembly and the qualification procedures. The qualification will return...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Feb 17th, 2013
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Football Kenya Federation (FKF) and the Kenyan government are in the process of submitting a bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and the 2015 Africa Youth Championships. “After the opening of bids by CAF, football Kenya has been seeking government guarantees to solidify the bid a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 10th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan has called on all Nigerians to imbibe the positive lessons of the Super Eagles’ inspiring victory at the African Cup of Nations 2013 stating that “the fulfilment of the country’s immense potentials for greatness will be more speedily attained if more Nigerians resolve to e...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 10th, 2013
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Burkina Faso’s talisman Jonathan Pitroipa has been named best player of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. However, it was champions Nigeria who got the lion’s share tonight as Emmanuel Emenike won the Golden Boot after scoring four goals and Victor Moses scooped the Fair player Award. Coach...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 8th, 2013
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Burkina Faso’s Jonathan Pitroipa has been cleared to play in the Africa Cup of Nations final against Nigeria on Sunday after his ban was rescinded. Referee Slim Jdidi admitted that he mistakenly issued the winger with a second yellow card for simulation in the semi-final against Ghana. The Conf...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 8th, 2013
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The Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) has confirmed that Nigerians will be able to watch the final match of the 2013 African Cup of Nations, (AFCON) between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Stallions of Burkina Faso on Sunday. The match will be aired live on local stations, the regulatory...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 8th, 2013
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Nigeria are one win away from ending a 19-year wait to reclaim the African Nations Cup but the favourites are wary of the threat posed by surprise finalists Burkina Faso in Sunday’s showdown at Soccer City. When they drew 1-1 in their opening Group C match 18 days ago there was little to indica...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 7th, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG – Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi has been banned by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after his controversial performance in Wednesday’s African Nations Cup semi-final between Burkina Faso and Ghana. “CAF was not happy with the standard of refereeing in the match...