Posted on Wed 9 Jan 2019, 07:17 AM

Mohamed Salah is the 2018 CAF African Player of the Year for the second successive time. 

Sadio Mane who is Salah's team mate at Liverpool FC of England and Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were the closest contenders for the crown. 

A poll of CAF’s national teams’ head coaches and technical directors, members of the technical and development committee and a panel of media experts selected Salah as the continent’s outstanding footballer in 2018.  

Posted on Tue 8 Jan 2019, 04:17 PM

Egypt has been announced as the host of the 2019 African cup of nations which will hold between June 15 and July 13 after Cameroon was stripped of the hosting right due to delay and slow pace of event preparations.

This was announced by Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmed Ahmed in Dakar on Tuesday after Egypt 
received more votes from the executive committee than South Africa. 

This will be the fourth time the event will take place in Egypt after hosting in 1974,1986 and 2006

Posted on Sun 15 Oct 2017, 10:36 PM

The emergency committee of the African Football Confederation (CAF) met Saturday in Lagos and unanimously decided to give Morocco the green light ahead of Equatorial Guinea. A third candidate, Ethiopia, was not considered because it did not provide a letter of guarantee from its government.

Original hosts Kenya fell behind with five-venue preparations for the biennial 16-team tournament, which runs from January 12-February 4, leading them to be stripped of the hosting rights last month.

Morocco have not hosted a senior CAF competition since the 1988 Africa Cup of Nations.

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