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AFRICA KNOWS ITS FOES IN BRAZIL! – TUNDE ADELAKUN’S IMMEDIATE REACTION

AFRICA KNOWS ITS FOES IN BRAZIL! – TUNDE ADELAKUN’S IMMEDIATE REACTION

Posted by on Dec 7, 2013 in News and Events | 0 comments

Cameroon gets Neymar Ivory Coast gets Falcao Nigeria gets Messi Ghana gets Ronaldo Algeria gets Hazard. This was what first sprung to mind when the Draw for the FIFA World Cup 2014 was made and concluded in Bahia, Brazil earlier today. As the names came out of the hat and slots were allocated, it became apparent that this World Cup will not be a walk in the...

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HAYATOU JOINS THE WORLD TO PAY TRIBUTE TO MANDELA

HAYATOU JOINS THE WORLD TO PAY TRIBUTE TO MANDELA

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in News and Events | 0 comments

Below is a the full text of CAF Hall of Fame member and CAF President Issa Hayatou’s tribute to Nelson Mandela, who passed away yesterday in South Africa. “It is with deep emotion and intense sadness that we learned, on the night of December 5 2013, the death of Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and hero of the...

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AFRICANS PREPARE FOR WORLD CUP DRAW

AFRICANS PREPARE FOR WORLD CUP DRAW

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in News and Events | 0 comments

On Friday 6 December, all eyes will be on Bahia, near Salvador in Brazil, as the world beams in on the Final Draw for the FIFA World Cup 2014. The qualifiers have been immensely entertaining. Continents like Europe have seen great matches and big teams emerging. But some top players will be missing from the World Cup this term around. Players like Zlatan...

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HAYATOU CALLS FOR AN AFRICAN SPECTACLE IN BRAZIL

HAYATOU CALLS FOR AN AFRICAN SPECTACLE IN BRAZIL

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in News and Events | 0 comments

CAF President and Hall of Fame pioneer member Issa Hayatou has congratulated the five national associations whose respective national teams have qualified for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil next year. The national teams of Algeria, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria made it through the final phase of qualifiers last month and Issa Hayatou has...

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BLATTER’S WORD FOR NIGERIA

BLATTER’S WORD FOR NIGERIA

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in News and Events | 0 comments

FIFA President and Hall of Fame member Joseph Sepp Blatter has commended Nigeria for taking football to a different level this year. He was commenting on the exploits of the Nigerian junior national team in the Under-17 category, as they won the 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in emphatic fashion. Blatter wrote to the Nigeria Football Federation stating that...

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