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Fifa punishes African nations

Fifa has handed out punishments to eight African nations for various offences committed during September's 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

AFCON: Ivory Coast won’t co-host in 2021

The President of Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara says his country will not need to co-host the expanded Africa cup of Nations finals in 2021. He said the country has the capability to host 24 teams rather than 16 stipulated in its original…

Uganda name local interim coaches Basena and Kajoba

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) has appointed Moses Basena and Fred Kajoba as the interim coaches of the national team. The two local coaches replace Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic, who terminated his contract on Saturday…

WAFU: Nigeria, Ghana renew age-long rivalry

The Super Eagles are set to renew rivalry with the Black Stars of Ghana in the West African Football Union (WAFU) Nations Cup. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Draw Ceremony for the tournament meant for senior national…

Expanded AFCON will not affect ‘quality’ of play

The Africa Cup of Nations will not suffer in quality after its expansion to 24 teams, says a top Confederation of African Football (Caf) official. Amaju Pinnick believes the African game can only benefit, even if the tournament may suffer…

AFCON moved to June and July, expanded to 24 teams

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be held in June and July, the Confederation of African Football has confirmed. The tournament is usually held in January and February, causing disputes with European clubs who had to release players in…