Burkina Faso in a narrow win over Algeria

Aristide Bance converted a disputed late penalty to give Burkina Faso a 3-2 home win over Algeria Saturday in the first leg of a World Cup Africa play-off.Essaid Belkalem appeared to have his arms behind his body when the ball struck him four minutes from time in Ouagadougou. But a Zambian assistant

Angola part ways with Ferrin

The Angola Football Federation (FAF) has parted ways with Uruguayan trainer Gustavo Ferrin by mutual agreement.The decision comes in the wake of the Palancas Negras’ failure to reach the final phase of the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 qualifiers. The Southern African nation also failed to qualif

Morocco, South Africa draw in friendly

Morocco and South Africa settled for a 1-1 draw in an international friendly held on Friday in Agadir. Tokelo Rantie scored for Bafana Bafana early in the game before Issam El Adoua drew even in the second half. The encounter served a preparatory test for both teams ahead of future assignmen

International Media Coverage of the African Qualifiers for 2014 FIFA World Cup  ROUND 3

The Confederation of African de Football would like to inform all African football fans of the following information in relation to the TV coverage for the African Qualifiers for 2014 FIFA World Cup BRAZIL™ Round 3 Playoffs: The following authorized International TV partners will cover matches

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11 October 2013


Ghana coach Appiah – There is so much at stake

Ghana will host Egypt in the final phase of the qualifiers of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil  to determine which of the two teams over the two-leg play-off picks one of Africa's five slots for the World Cup finals. Cafonline.com spoke with Ghana coach James Akwasi Appiah to gather his thought

Beshah elected Ethiopia Football Federation President

The Ethiopia Football Federation (EFF) has elected Junedin Beshah as its new president, replacing Sahilu Gebremariam.   Beshah polled 56 of the 101 votes at the elective General Assembly of the Association held from 7-9 October in Addis Ababa.   The race for the presidency was left t

Ethiopia and Nigeria head for a showdown in Addis

Sunday 13 October is set to bring the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to a standstill as hosts the Walyas take on Super Eagles of Nigeria in the first leg of the 2014 FIFA World Cup playoff. Both sides have been in a confident and in fighting talk ahead of the encounter.Ethiopian coach Sewnet Bishaw s

Lamouchi: All Ivorians share World Cup dream

Cote d’Ivoire coach Sabri Lamouchi has reiterated that the qualification for the 2014 FIFA Cup in Brazil remains the dream of all Ivorians.   The Elephants are seeking to make their third successive appearance at the biggest stage in world football after 2006 (Germany) and 2010 (Sou

Sewnet Bishaw - A win is the only option for Sunday’s play-off

 Ethiopian national football team has been in camp since mid- September preparing for a clash with Nigeria in their crucial first leg World Cup play-off that will take place at the Addis Ababa stadium on Sunday 13 October. Cafonline.com spoke with the head Coach Sewnet Bisha