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HAYATOU NOW CONFIRMED AS SECOND IN COMMAND IN WORLD FOOTBALL

Posted by on Sep 27, 2014 in News and Events | 0 comments

President of CAF and Hall of Famer Issa Hayatou was yesterday officially confirmed as the Senior Vice President of FIFA. This was at the end of the FIFA Executive Committee session on 26 September. The position was occupied by Julio Grondona from Argentina, former head of South American confederation (CONMEBOL), who passed away in July. The African...

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AU EXPRESSES AFRICAN WORLD CUP HOPE

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in News and Events | 0 comments

African Union chairperson Dr Nkosana Dlamini-Zuma says African nations should over the next decade work hard and aspire to win the FIFA World Cup. And CAF president Issa Hayatou says there was nothing stopping African nations from winning the FIFA World Cup in the coming 10 years. The FIFA World Cup over the next decade will be hosted by Russia in 2018 and...

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AU WANTS CAF TO TAKE BIGGER ROLE IN AFRICA

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in News and Events | 0 comments

The two-day CAF executive committee meetings which will culminate in the announcement of host countries for the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019 and 2021 got off to a rousing start with a speech from AU Commission president Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma who hailed the significant impact football had on the continent’s development aspirations and well...

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OFFICIAL NOW – CHAMPAGNE TO BATTLE BLATTER FOR FIFA HOTSEAT

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in News and Events | 0 comments

Jerome Champagne, former Deputy General Secretary of FIFA, has announced that he will indeed stand for election next year for the Presidency of the soccer-ruling body. Champagne, who first spoke about his desire to contest the post a few months back, stated that it was now his desire to run for the post of President, because he believed that FIFA needed a...

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CAF PRESIDENT ACTIVE IN ETHIOPIA

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in News and Events | 0 comments

CAF President and Hall of Famer Issa Hayatou has had a hectic schedule in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia lately. Having arrived there on the 10th September, he has chaired so many meetings aimed at promoting development and consolidation of his successes at the helm of affairs of African football. The President has received many delegations who have come to pay...

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