Gabon hoping for history to repeat itself against Morocco in the opener

For the second time in its history, Gabon is in the CAF U-17 championship finals. Their first time was six years ago and the baby Panthers finished seventh in the eight team tournament.Since then Gabonese football has built a good and growing  reputation with a quarter-final berth during &

The Black Starlets are here to win the title - Fred Crentsil

The Ghanaian U-17 team arrived in Marrakech, Morocco on Wednesday 11th April from Italy where they have been preparing for the 10th CAF U-17 Championship. After a morning training session the following day, caught up with the Ghanaians to for a chat. In Fred Crentsil, the GFA Vice-Pres

Hosts Morocco target a semi-final place

The Moroccan U-17 team is targeting a semi-final place at the 10th edition of the African Championship that kicks off this weekend in the North African country. Nicknamed the Atlas Cubs, Morocco’s coach Abdullah Idrissi revealed this goal during a press conference ahead of the opening match ag

Nigeria coach Manu Garba – This team is better than the side that won title in 2007

The second day of the CAF U-17 Championship will serve what is expected to be a humdinger of a match when Ghana and Nigeria clash in Group B on Sunday in Marrakech. Both sides have arrived in Marrakech and had their first training on Thursday.Nigerian coach Manu Garba who has been in charge of

African juniors set to showcase future skill and flair

The taste of the future flair, flamboyance, skill and artistry of the African game gets on show from this weekend when the cubs of the Atlas Lions – in the backyard of their den – square off against an equally vicious rising opponent, the cubs of Les Panthères of Gabon in the open

CAF mourns Mr. Ouangrama Momini

It is with profound sadness that the Confederation of African Football has received the tragic news of the passing of Mr. Ouangrama Momini, FIFA Assistant Referee from Burkina Faso.

Issa Hayatou decorated by the Cameroun government

 The President of the Confederation of African Football, Issa Hayatou, has been elevated to the rank of Commander of the Order of Valor following a decision by the Head of State, Grand Master of National Orders of the Republic of Cameroon, H.E Paul Biya.The solemn ceremony of elevation to the r

Tournament to find new U-17 African champion begins in Morocco

The 10th CAF U-17 championship gets underway in Morocco starting this weekend with hosts taking on Gabon in Group A match to be played at Complexe Sportif Mohammed V stadium in Casablanca on Saturday 13th 15h00 local time.The tournament’s second match will take place at the same venue

Al Ahly beat Tusker to go through to next round

Defending champions Al Ahly of Egypt reached the next round of the 2013 Orange CAF Champions League by completing the double over Kenya's Tusker beating the visitors 2-0 at the Alexandria Burg El Arab stadium. Striker Ahmed Abdel Zaher opened the scoring after 4 minutes, before Emad Metaeb doubled A

Al Ahly Shandy go through after a goalless tie with Dedebit

The Sudanese side Al Ahly Shandy advanced to the next round after holding Ethiopian side Dedebit to a goalless draw at the Addis Ababa stadium in the second leg of the Orange CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday. Shandy won 1-0 in the first leg match played a fortnight ago in Sudan and will progress thro