Algeria Emerge 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Winner

The curtain was on Friday night drawn on the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt with Algeria emerging champions. The North Africans stunned their Senegalese opponents by taking the lead early on with their first attack. Baghdad Bounedjah had cut in from the left in the second minute of play and hit a […]

Just In: Pinnick Impeached As CAF First Vice President

……..To Be Replace By Congolese Football Administrator, Constant Omari President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has been impeached as 1st Vice-President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). His removal took place on Thursday at CAF Executive Committee meeting, after a well-attended congress in Cairo Egypt. Africa News24 (AN24) understands CAF […]

Full AFCON 2019 Fixtures, Time, Date And Match Venues

Africa News24 (AN24) has gathered full fixtures of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)  scheduled to hold June 21 to July 19, 2019, in Egypt, the most populous country in North Africa. Below is the complete AFCON 2019 fixtures (PLEASE NOT: all kick-off times are in GMT, two hours behind local time) FIRST ROUND […]

CAF Appoints Pinnick As First Vice-President

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed President of Nigeria football Federation,  Mr Amaju Pinnick as its 1st Vice-President. CAF on Thursday announced the appointment in a statement on its website. “Following the resignation of the 1st Vice-President Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi, CAF President, after consulting the members of the Emergency Committee, appointed Mr. Amaju […]

Fans appeal for huge punishment against erring African referees

Football fans in Ebonyi have urged the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to mete stiffer penalties against referees who decide outcome of matches with their biased officiating. The fans who spoke to newsmen on Saturday in Abakaliki were reacting to Gabonese Referee Eric Castane’s controversial penalty award to Algeria which ensured its equalizer against Nigeria […]

CAF Increases Number Of Teams In AFCON To 24

The Confederation of African Football has increased the number of countries for the African Cup of Nations to 24 starting from 2019. Decision to increase the number was taken during the meeting of the African football ruling body on Thursday in Rabat, Morocco. Apart from the increase in the number to 24, the Executive Committee […]

Super Falcons Seize AWCON Title Over N238.05m Debts

By Philips Sunday Abuja, (AN24) – Nigeria women senior football team, the Super Falcons have seized the 2016 African Women Cup of Nations title they won in Cameroon until the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) pays them all outstanding bonuses and allowances.

CAF Bans Giwa, Four Others For 5 Years

Confederation of African Football, CAF, has banned for five years, embattled Chris Giwa and four four of his disciples thereby confirming and extending the same five-year ban placed on them by the Amaju Pinnick- led Nigeria Football Federation. Thr four others affected by the continental ban are Muazu Suleyman, Yahaya Adama, Sani Fema and Johnson […]