Tag: CAF

New dates set for AFCON 2025 in Morocco

New dates announced for African Cup of Nations

The 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Morocco will be held six months later than originally planned, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has revealed. TRT Afrika said the next finals have been put back six months and will now be played from December 21, 2025 to January 18,... » Read more

‘Crammed’ FIFA calendar shadow on AFCON show

Africa Cup of Nations moved

The 2025 Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed for six months due to the overcrowded FIFA calendar. ‘talkSPORT’ stated that the tournament was scheduled to take place in Morocco in the Summer of 2025 but will now be played in January 2026. The Africa Cup of Nations, commonly referred to as... » Read more

CAF workshop pivot spiffy African stadia

Workshop on stadium infrastructure in Morocco

The 2024 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Stadium Inspector’s Workshop in Rabat, Morocco, which took place from March 26th-April 2nd, 2024, highlighted the importance of world-class facilities for the growth of African football. ‘cafonline.com’ stated that the workshop was held at the... » Read more

Africa Cup of Nations at capped capacity

Africa Cup attendance between 60 and 80 percent

Following extensive consultations with the Cameroon Government in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic the Omicron variant of which is causing ravages the world over, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Local Organizing Committee have agreed to cap the capacity of the stadiums during... » Read more

CAF tells Africa stadia to pull up socks

African stadiums closed due to missing infrastructure

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) – under its new President Patrice Motsepe – has banned 20 of its 54 member-countries from using their stadia to stage international fixtures because they don’t meet “minimum requirements”. ‘AP’ stated that the above move would... » Read more

Infantino wants African football to soar

FIFA and Africa

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has indicated that he wants to “project African football to the top of the world”. The FIFA boss was speaking at a historic seminar held at Rabat in Morocco recently. The seminar focused on the development of competitions and infrastructure in African football... » Read more

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