Media accreditation for GLO-CAF Awards Gala 2013

CAF is pleased to announce that the media accreditation process for media representatives wishing to cover the GLO-CAF Awards Gala 2013 is open from Thursday, 26 December 2013 till Sunday, 5 January 2014.The event will take place on Thursday, 9 January 2014 in Lagos, Nigeria.Media interested in atte

South Africa names CHAN squad

South Africa names CHAN squadHosts South Africa have named a relatively strong 23-man squad for next year’s Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN).Head coach Gordon Igesund’s final team for the tournament was without players from Orange CAF Champions League losing finalists, Orlando

Trio book final round spots

Trio book final round spots

23 December 2013

Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria and South Africa have booked their places for the final round of the African qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.The trio sealed their places at the final lap after the second leg matches of the penultimate round at the weekend, joining Ghana for the

Yong Sport stuns Canon to Cameroon Cup

Yong Sport stunned favourites Canon Yaounde to win the 2013 Coupe du Cameroon 4-1 on penalties in the final on Sunday (December 22) in Yaounde.The encounter ended barren in normal time before Yong Sport triumphed via kicks from the spot.Canon, three-time African champions and 11-time winners of the

CAF launches new Competitions Management System

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday, December 20, 2013 launched its new Competitions Management System (CMS) in order to develop and facilitate the management of CAF competitions with the National Associations.CAF CMS will manage all the competitions system in general and will comb

Gabon crowned CEMAC Cup champions

Hosts Gabon romped to the 2013 Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) title beating Central African Republic (CAR) 2-0 in the final on Saturday (December 21) in Franceville.Midfielder Bonaventure Sokambi broke the deadlock on 33 minutes before veteran striker Daniel Cousin put the

Bayern win to finish perfect 2013

FC Bayern Munchen became the first German club to win the FIFA Club World Cup after defeating Raja Casablanca 2-0 in the final at Marrakech Stadium, wrapping up a memorable year for the European champions. In the first meeting between the sides, Bayern asserted themselves from the start. In the 4th

Cote d’Ivoire ends year at the top

Cote d’Ivoire has ended the year (2013) as Africa’s best ranked team, according to the FIFA rankings released on Thursday, December 19, 2013.The Elephants started the year at the top of the continental rankings and maintained their status throughout and finish as Africa’s only team

Gabon, CAR reach CEMAC final

Gabon, CAR reach CEMAC final

19 December 2013

Hosts Gabon and the Central African Republic (CAR) have booked their places in the final of the 2013 Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) Cup underway in Bitam and Franceville.Gabon beat holders Congo by a lone goal in their semi-final meeting on Wednesday (December 18) in Franc

Raja shock Atletico to reach final

Raja Casablanca became the second African side to reach a FIFA Club World Cup final after defeating Clube Atletico Mineiro 3-1 at Marrakech Stadium. Raja would have the first chance of the match in the 13th minute from a corner kick by Issam Erraki who found Chemseddine Chtibi on the near post. Cht