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World Cup 2026: FIFA to organise meetings with individual  Candidates Host City, conclude workshops

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has concluded plans to organise individual meetings with all 23 Candidate Host Cities just as it has concluded workshops for FIFA World Cup 2026 Candidate Host Cities. FIFA Tournaments and Events Officer, Colin Smith, has revealed that as the next key step in the selection process for the host ...

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FIFA U-20/U-17: CAF set to announce new date for African qualifiers

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja The Confederations of African Football (CAF) is set to announce a revised  date for the remaining qualifier matches of the 2021 FIFA  U-20 and U-17 Women’s World Cup slated for January to March of next year. Sportsrevelation exclusively gathered that CAF will within a week write Member Associations (MAs) including Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on the ...

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Covid-19: CAF, FIFA, WHO, others hold joint Safety, Security review meeting 

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja In the light of Coronavirus  (Covid-19) pandemic, the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) in partnership with major stakeholders such as FIFA, World Health Organization (WHO) and Sports Ground Safety Authority (SGSA) on Thursday organised a unique one-day meeting to brainstorm on the impact of the crisis on African football. A brainchild of the CAF Safety & ...

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Covid-19: CAF postpones 2021 AFCON, 2020 CHAN

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja African football governing body, the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) rose from its Executive Committee meeting on Tuesday with a far reaching decisions on the continent’s football activities. Among the crucial decisions taken at the CAF President Ahmad Ahmad led Executive Committee meeting held  on Tuesday, June 30,  2020, via video-conference are the postponement by one ...

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Breaking! CAF cancels  2020 AWCON, mute on U-17, U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifier matches  

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja Bureau Apparently not ready to risk the lives of players, officials and other stakeholders during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic , the Executive Committee of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) on Tuesday cancelled the 2020 African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON). This was one of the many crucial decisions taken by the Executive Committee headed by ...

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How Chelsea won Premier Leaque title for Liverpool FC

Harry Awurumibe with agency report Liverpool’s 30 years of hurt are over. The Premier League title finally headed to Anfield, thanks to Frank Lampard’s boys, Chelsea FC. Jürgen Klopp’s side were officially declared champions after Manchester City lost 2-1 to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Thursday night. Confirmation sparked jubilation across Merseyside and for those associated with Anfield, club legends ...

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FIFA Council approves COVID-19 Relief Plan, vote multi-million dollars for women’s football

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja Determined to take women’s football to greater heighs by the current leadership of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), a multi-million fund is to be made available forthe development of the game across the world. This cheering news was one of the important decisions taken on Thursday by the FIFA Council convened by video conference ...

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2023: We ‘ll host best FIFA Women’s World Cup ever, says Australia FA Chairman

Harry Awurumibe, Editor Abuja Bureau Apparently delighted by his country’s successful bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup final, Football Federation Australia Chairman, Chris Nikou has assured that the Aussies will not disappoint the world. Speaking shortly after Australia and New Zealand were name co-host nations by FIFA for the global women’s football event Thursday, Nikou stated that ...

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Covid-19: How football can restart in Africa, by CAF

Harry Awurumibe with agency report Following developments in the spread and control of COVID-19 across the continent and the rest of the world, series of meetings has been held regarding the future of competitions. It is in this regard that the CAF Medical Committee in collaboration with the Technical & Development Department and a team of experts has put together ...

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Covid-19: CAF to rule on AWCON 2020, Inter-Club competitions restart date June 30

Harry Awurumibe, Abuja With the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus pandemic across the world including Africa since last March, the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) expectedly suspended football activities in the continent. Among the competitions affected by the suspension are all the inter-club football like the 2020 CAF Champions League and CAF Confederations Cup as well as the Africa Women’s ...

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