Categories for CAF Awards 2018

The categories for the CAF Awards 2018 have been concluded after a meeting by the Organising Committee for the event in Dakar, Senegal last week. They are as follows;

Soliman slots VAR penalties to give Ahly Champions League final edge

Walid Soliman converted two VAR penalties to give Al Ahly of Egypt a 3-1 first-leg win over arch-rivals Esperance of Tunisia Friday in a foul-littered CAF Champions League final

Interclubs season 2018-2019

Interclubs season 2018-2019

04 November 2018

Following the meeting of the Organizing of Interclubs Committee in Rabat on Saturday, November 3, 2018, and because of the specificity of this transitional season due to the change of dates of Interclubs, a decision will be taken by the Committee of Emergency of Confédération Africaine de Football i...

DENNERBY: FIFA Women’s World Cup first, then AWCON title

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby talks up his teams’ chances ahead of the Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Ghana 2018. The Super Falcons have won eight of the previous editions making them the most successful side in the history of the biennial championship.

CHIKWELU: WORLD CUP IS OUR PRIORITY

Rita Chikwelu led the Super Falcons to AWCON glory two years ago in Cameroon and the experienced midfielder with Swedish side Krstianstand DFF is relishing the prospect of going all the way yet again. Below are excerpts of her interview with CAFOnline.com;

MMADU: NIGERIA REMAINS THE TEAM TO BEAT

Maureen Mmadu, the first Nigerian to hit the FIFA Century Club (100 caps) and winner of four AWCON titles with the Super Falcons in her heydays, believes the current squad can go all the way again in Ghana.

NIGERIA: PROFILE OF MIDFIELDER AMARACHI OKORONKWO

Amarachi is one of the most improved players on the local scene, where she stars for Nasarawa Amazons with whom she won the 2017 Nigeria Women Premier League.

NIGERIA: PROFILE OF HEAD COACH THOMAS DENNERBY

An experienced trainer who led the Damlandslaget-Sweden women’s national team- to two FIFA Women’s World Cup and finished in third position at the 2011 finals held in Germany.

NIGERIA: PROFILE OF FORWARD DESIRE OPARANOZIE

The forward actually started her career at Bayelsa Queens in the Nigerian Women's Championship before moving to Delta Queens en route to Europe.

KENYA: PROFILE OF MIDFIELDER MARY KINUTHIA

Kith a deft foot and a small frame, Kinuthia is easily recognisable among her peers. She began her football career playing in a boys’ team in Kitale, North Western Kenya. There were no women’s teams at that time and she took it upon herself to kick about with the boys until her talent was spotted wh...