Eguma Apologises For Rivers United Ouster From CAFCL, Recounts Horrific Experience At Al Merrikh

Technical manager of Rivers United, Stanley Eguma, has apologised to Nigerians over the club's inability to progress to the group stage of the 2017 CAF Champions League following their 5-4 aggregate defeat to Al Merrikh of Sudan, but states it happened under the harsh conditions perpetrated by the hosts, reports. Rivers United were horrendously pegged 4-0 … Read More


Pinnick: I’ll Ensure Nigeria Play Active Role In African Football Development

    By Johnny Edward:   Newly elected CAF Executive Committee member and the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has assured that Nigerian football will benefit tremendously from the success of his election, reports Amaju who surpassed the achievements of his predecessors, Sani Lulu and Aminu Maigari, ousting Benin Republic’s Anjorin Moucharafu … Read More


Owolabi: Ahmad’s Election As CAF President Good For African Football

  By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international Felix Owolabi has described the election of Madagascar's Ahmad Ahmad as Confederation of Africa Football president as a welcome development for the continent's football, reports.  Ahmad, who is head of Madagascan Football Federation, on Thursday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, defeated Cameroon's Issa Hayatou in the CAF presidential election to emerge as … Read More


Onigbinde, Green: Ahmad Must Fulfill Campaign Promises, Develop African Football

By Izuchukwu Okosi: Former Nigeria coach Adegboye Onigbinde has tasked new Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad to fulfill his election promises as he takes over leadership of the body, reports. Madagascar's Ahmad, 57, defeated Issa Hayatou, who was seeking an eighth term having been in office since 1988, in Thursday's election in Addis Ababa, … Read More


Pinnick Wins CAF Executive Committee Election

Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has been elected into the powerful Confederation of African Football executive committee, reports. Pinnick will represent the West Zone B after defeating Benin Republic’s Moucharafou Anjorin in Thursday’s election. Pinnick, who is a supporter of new CAF President Ahmad Ahmad, got 32 votes to Anjorin’s 17 to get … Read More

Ahmad Defeats Hayatou To Become New CAF President

Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad on Thursday won the Confederation of African Football presidential election against incumbent Issa Hayatou, reports. In attendance at the 2017 General Assembly in Addis Ababa were FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Africa Union chairman Moussa Faki. Ahmad, 57, polled 34 votes as against 20 by Hayatou who was seeking an eighth … Read More