It is with sadness that in my capacity as President of the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF), I learned of the death Mr. Kofi Annan yesterday in Bern (Switzerland) at the age of 80
Chiheb Ellili (Head coach, Etoile du Sahel):
Our main objective is to qualify to the quarter final and we have accomplished that. Our next objective is to finish top of the group. We are not looking for a draw; our objective is victory and we will fight for it. We are more than capable, especially...
Egyptian giants Al Ahly guaranteed their quarter finals spot by defeating North African rivals Esperance of Tunisia 1-0 away from home at Rades Stadium near Tunis on Friday night.
Defending champions, Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco booked their place at the quarters after a hard fought lone goal victory over Mamelodi Sundowns in their Group C Day Five clash on Friday in Casablanca.
Zesco United are in last chance saloon on Saturday when they travel to Swaziland to face Mbabane Swallows in a penultimate Group D match. The Zambian champions sit bottom of Group D with a paltry two points from four games, two behind third placed Swallows.
Khaled Ben Yahia (Head Coach, Esperance)
We have had good preparations for a while. We played well against Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) and Township Rollers and we are hoping to continue in our next game.
Spain booked their spot in the semi-finals of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 after first-half goals from Aitana Bonmati and Patri Guijarro gave La Rojita a 2-1 victory over Nigeria in the quarter-finals on Thursday.
Chelsea and Nigeria winger Victor Moses, who played in the 2014 and 2018 World Cups, announced his retirement from international football on Wednesday, saying he wants to develop his club career.
Nigeria torchbearers, Enyimba, are determined to come out unscathed away in Bamako in their Group C Day Five clash against Malian side Djoliba on Sunday.