CAF has started a new training program in Cairo targeted to the CAF referees who joined the FIFA list in 2018.
It is now over two decades since Pele famously predicted that an African team would win the FIFA World Cup™ before the turn of the last century.
With few weeks to the commencement of the group stages of the Total CAF Champions League and Total CAF Confederation Cup, prospective match officials are undergoing a preparatory course in Cairo, Egypt.
Referee Managers and Head of Referees Committees of Member Associations have assembled in Cairo, Egypt, for the maiden Referees Development workshop, geared towards raising the level of refereeing across the continent.
Technical Directors from across Africa have gathered in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, for a seminar to discussed issues related to the developing the technical aspect of football in Africa.
The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will be used for the first time in an African competitive game during the Total CAF Super Cup 2018 between Wydad Athletic Club (Morocco) and TP Mazembe (DR Congo) on Saturday, 24 February 2018 at the Complexe Mohamed V in Casablanca.
CAF on Tuesday, 30 January 2018, organized one-day seminar for medical officers and physical trainers of the five African teams qualified for the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 at the Maamoura National Sports Centre, near Rabat.
Medical facilities for the Total African Nations Championship Morocco have been lauded by experts, who have described it as up there with competitions such as the FIFA World Cup amongst others.
An offline session or mock-up of the Video Assistant Referees (VAR) technology will be conducted in Casablanca during the Group A Day Two matches of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Morocco 2018.
CAF President Ahmad was a surprise guest at a workshop on Tuesday, 9 January 2018, in Casablanca for selected match officials for the impending African Nations Championship Morocco 2018. CAF General Secretary, Amr Fahmy, was also present.