CAF President Dr. Motsepe heaps praises on new Egyptian FA Technical Centre

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CAF President Dr. Patrice Motsepe heaped praises on the new Egyptian Football Association (EFA) Technical Center at its official opening and urged other African countries follow similar route.

Over the weekend, Dr. Motsepe alongside FIFA President Mr. Gianni Infantino participated in the official inauguration of the new EFA Technical Center and Headquarters in the 6th of October city, Cairo.

Only the sky will be the limit for African women's football

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This is the culmination of hard work that began several years ago. CAF was committed to introducing new competitions to strengthen the clubs and leagues of the continent when it developed the 2020-2023 women's football strategy. Promise kept, since women's football clubs now have their Champions League.

Statement on CAF interclubs preliminary fixtures: Guinea Clubs

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After monitoring the political and security situation in Guinea and following careful consideration, the CAF Interclub Committee has decided that all three fixtures involving clubs from Guinea in the preliminary stages will be played in a single leg at the opponent’s territory in accordance to Article 2.1 of the CAF Interclub Regulations. 

Adjudicatory Chamber of the Independent Ethics Committee sanctions Issa Hayatou


The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Mr Issa Hayatou, former CAF president, former FIFA President ad interim, FIFA Vice-President and member of the FIFA Council, as well as Honorary FIFA VicePresident, responsible for having breached article 15 (Duty of Loyalty) of the FIFA Code of Ethics.

Executive Committee press release

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The Executive Committee (EXCO) of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), chaired by Dr. Patrice Motsepe, met on Friday 16 July 2021 in Rabat, Morocco. The EXCO gave its support to the idea of organizing the FIFA World Cup every two years and called for the implementation of the recommendations of the final audit of CAF conducted by PwC.

The Administrators at Derby County have lodged an appeal against the 12-point deduction imposed on the Club’s 2021/22 season total on 22 September 2021.

The Administrators at Derby County have lodged an appeal against the 12-point deduction imposed on the Club’s 2021/22 season total on 22 September 2021.

The CAF Disciplinary Board met to deliberate on a number of matters. Below is the summary of CAF Disciplinary Board decisions:

1. Incidents CAF CC 2020-2021 match - SALITAS FC (Burkina Faso) vs Bouenguidi Sports (Gabon):

The Disciplinary Board dealt with a matter of mistaken identity on this fixture on a case of assault. After watching the video in the presence of the referees, it was clearly identified that the aggressor on second assistant referee was Vianney Roby N'na Ango and not Djoe Dayann Boussougou.  

FIFA kick-off Global Integrity Programme for CAF Member Associations

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As part of improving education and integrity capacity building both in Africa and globally, FIFA kicked-off on Thursday 30 November the Global Integrity Program for CAF Member Associates.

CAF General Secretary, Veron Mosengo-Omba gave opening remarks on Thursday morning during the opening session where he outlined the importance of the program for Member Associations.

Statement on FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifying match Guinea vs. Morocco


The current political and security situation in Guinea is quite volatile and is being closely monitored by FIFA and CAF. To ensure the safety and security of all players and to protect all match officials, FIFA and CAF have decided to postpone the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifying match Guinea vs. Morocco, which had scheduled to be hosted in Conakry, Guinea, on Monday 6 September.

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2019/20 T0TAL CAF Champions League Semi-final between Zamalek SC and Raja CA will be played on November 1st, 2020


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