Category Archives: CAN

Saido Berahino: Stoke City striker scores on Burundi debut

After ending his 913-day wait for a goal, Stoke City striker Saido Berahino just cannot stop scoring.

Norbert Owona: How Samuel Eto’o helped Cameroon’s ex-captain

Cameroon’s ex-football captain Norbert Owona, who has been homeless for two years, has thanked Samuel Eto’o Fils for promising him a new house.

Referee attacked by Ethiopian footballers for goal decision

A referee has been attacked by players after making a controversial decision in Ethiopia’s football premier league.

The military team Defence and Welwalo Adigrat University were drawing 1-1 when the referee ruled the ball crossed the line and gave a goal to Defence.

Mohamed Salah ‘on his way’ to Lionel Messi comparisons – Liverpool boss Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said Mohamed Salah was « on his way » to being mentioned in the same breath as Lionel Messi after he scored four goals against Watford on Saturday.

2018 World Cup: Nigeria inspired by Carl Ikeme to qualify for Russia

Nigeria face Cameroon in a World Cup qualifier on Monday, with their coach saying they are inspired to qualify for Russia 2018 by goalkeeper Carl Ikeme who is battling acute leukaemia.

Holders DR Congo knocked out of CHAN by Congo Brazzaville

The African Nations Championship (CHAN) holders, the Democratic Republic of Congo, failed to qualify for the 2018 finals in Kenya following a shock elimination by Congo Brazzaville.

Ghanaian judge to head Fifa’s Disciplinary Committee

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Ghanaian Anin Yeboah, a supreme court justice, has been elected as chairman of Fifa’s Disciplinary Committee.

Confederation Cup: Holders Mazembe win first leg of play-off

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TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo continued the defence of their African Confederation Cup crown with a 2-0 win over Algerian side JS Kabylie on Sunday.

South Sudan and Comoros advance in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying

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South Sudan and Comoros booked their places in the group stage of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a aggregate victories.

Cameroon’s Hayatou Ousted As CAF President

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ahmad of Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset on Thursday, ousting Issa Hayatou, the long-serving president of the Confederation of African Football, in an election at the organisation’s congress in Ethiopia.