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Interim CAF president Constant Omari barred from election to retain seat amidst ongoing FIFA investigation
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Interim CAF president Constant Omari barred from election to retain seat amidst ongoing FIFA investigation

FIFA said Constant Omari failed an integrity and eligibility check because of “an ongoing formal investigation by the FIFA ethics committee.”

Gambia fined over airport row, Gabon sanctioned for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pictures
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Gambia fined over airport row, Gabon sanctioned for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pictures

Gabon skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was sanctioned for posting photos of his teammates who were forced to sleep on the floor while Gabon federation were fined $10,000.

Suspended CAF president Ahmad Ahmad to appeal FIFA's five-year corruption ban in CAS
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Suspended CAF president Ahmad Ahmad to appeal FIFA's five-year corruption ban in CAS

Ahmad, from Madagascar, has been head of CAF since March 2017 but was suspended by the global body on Monday for "governance issues".

CAF president Ahmad Ahmad handed five-year suspension by FIFA over involvement in corruption
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CAF president Ahmad Ahmad handed five-year suspension by FIFA over involvement in corruption

Ahmad, from Madagascar, has been president of the African Football Confederation (CAF) since March 2017 and was standing for re-election when FIFA banned him for "governance issues".

Flying bottles, airport redtape, blaring music: Dirty tricks dominate African football
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Flying bottles, airport redtape, blaring music: Dirty tricks dominate African football

The Gabon squad, including Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, were forced to sleep on the floor at a Gambian airport before an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier recently.

Senegalese Football Federation head Augustin Senghor announces run for CAF presidency
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Senegalese Football Federation head Augustin Senghor announces run for CAF presidency

Senghor, who is already on the CAF executive committee, has been president of the federation in Senegal since 2009.

Coronavirus Outbreak: African Cup of Nations postponed by a year to 2022 due to COVID-19 crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: African Cup of Nations postponed by a year to 2022 due to COVID-19 crisis

The Africa Cup of Nations, which was supposed to be hosted between 9 January to 6 February, 2021 in Cameroon, has been postponed by a year.

Coronavirus Outbreak: 2021 Africa Cup of Nations could be postponed in CAF meeting next week
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Coronavirus Outbreak: 2021 Africa Cup of Nations could be postponed in CAF meeting next week

The Cup of Nations is set for Cameroon from 9 January - 6 February but appears increasingly under threat as time begins to run out. Qualifying is still far from complete and national team football on the continent is not due to resume before October in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus Outbreak: African Champions League semi-finals postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic, says CAF
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Coronavirus Outbreak: African Champions League semi-finals postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic, says CAF

In the African Champions League semi-final showdowns between Moroccan and Egyptian clubs, Raja Casablanca are due to meet Zamalek while Wydad Casablanca will face record eight-time winners Al Ahly

FIFA ends six-month period at helm of African football, terminates secretary general Fatma Samoura's temporary reign
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FIFA ends six-month period at helm of African football, terminates secretary general Fatma Samoura's temporary reign

FIFA declared Samoura's mission as General Delegate for Africa complete after a meeting of the CAF executive committee without mentioning the confederation's president

DoT directs telecom circle heads to deal Airtel, Tata Tele as separate companies; telcos merger likely to be challenged in SC
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DoT directs telecom circle heads to deal Airtel, Tata Tele as separate companies; telcos merger likely to be challenged in SC

Bharti Airtel on 1 July announced that the consumer mobile business of Tata Teleservices Ltd has now become its part.

FIFA's plan to takeover Confederation of African Football to be challenged in court by CAF executive committee member Hasan Bility
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FIFA's plan to takeover Confederation of African Football to be challenged in court by CAF executive committee member Hasan Bility

CAF's Hasan Bility said he will ask the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport to declare invalid the agreement by which FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura will be sent on a secondment to overhaul the African governing body.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino dismisses Sepp Blatter's allegations of 'colonialism' over FIFA's intervention in African football
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino dismisses Sepp Blatter's allegations of 'colonialism' over FIFA's intervention in African football

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said that the state of African football wasn't as bad as the FIFA corruption scandal of 2015

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says African football will 'significantly improve' with help of governing body
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino says African football will 'significantly improve' with help of governing body

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will “significantly improve” the sport on the continent

CAF congress expected to be lively as member associations to debate allegations of fraud against continental body President Ahmad
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CAF congress expected to be lively as member associations to debate allegations of fraud against continental body President Ahmad

The Confederation of African Football congress is expected to be lively as member associations will debate on the decision to cede control to FIFA

Court of Arbitration for Sport to rule on the annulled African Champions League final, decide on means to resolve dispute
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Court of Arbitration for Sport to rule on the annulled African Champions League final, decide on means to resolve dispute

The Court of Arbitration for Sport will arrive at a verdict this month on the annulled match between Esperance of Tunisia and Wydad Casablanca of Morocco

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: High drama anticipated as VAR to be used from quarter-finals onward
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: High drama anticipated as VAR to be used from quarter-finals onward

The VAR is scheduled to be used for the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations and for the following stages of the tournament

UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin opposes FIFA President Gianni Infantino's proposal to appoint Fatma Samoura as CAF watchdog
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UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin opposes FIFA President Gianni Infantino's proposal to appoint Fatma Samoura as CAF watchdog

Head of European Football Aleksander Ceferin has refused to concur with FIFA President Gianni Infantino's decision to nominate general secretary for CAF 'clean-up' role

FIFA President Gianni Infantino nominates General Secretary Fatma Samoura as corruption watchdog for CAF
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino nominates General Secretary Fatma Samoura as corruption watchdog for CAF

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has nominated his general secretary Fatma Samoura to a temporary role to watch over CAF as its president faces a corruption probe.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mohamed Salah's bid to lead Egypt to eigth title overshadowed by continental federation's corruption scandal
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mohamed Salah's bid to lead Egypt to eigth title overshadowed by continental federation's corruption scandal

Salah's on-field presence for Egypt in bid to win 8th Africa title is likely to be overshadowed by FIFA's corruption probe over CAF President Ahmad's business dealings