Articles tagged 'caf'

Let's go for it, Tostao urges CAPS 2 June 2017 HARARE - CAPS UNITED will not be taking anything for granted when they face Libyan side Al-Ahli Tripoli this afternoon in the African Champions League. The Green Machine host the Libyans at the National Sports Stadium fully aware a win will put them in a good position to qualify from Group B t...
CAPS go for broke against USMA 24 May 2017 HARARE - CAPS United need an outright win against USM Alger (USMA) this afternoon to keep their African Champions League dream alive according to coach Lloyd Chitembwe. The Green Machine host the Algerian side at the National Sports Stadium fully aware of the consequences of another loss havin...
USM Alger bank on experience 24 May 2017 HARARE - USM Alger (USMA) coach Paul Put is confident their vast knowledge of how to negotiate their way around the continent will be instrumental in today’s African Champions League match against CAPS United. Founded in 1937, the Reds and Blacks have been perennial contenders in Caf inter-clu...
Zvirekwi boost for CAPS 23 May 2017 HARARE - CAPS United captain Hardlife Zvirekwi is hoping to be fully fit for tomorrow's Africa Champions League clash against USM Alger of Algeria at the National Sports Stadium. The Makepekepe captain pulled a muscle in the dying moments of the 2-0 defeat to Zamalek in Egypt a fortnight ago. ...
Comesa engages Cosafa over Hayatou 23 May 2017 HARARE - A number of leading presidents from the Cosafa region will meet with a delegation from the Comesa Competition Commission which is investigation former Caf boss Issa Hayatou in Harare today. South African Football Association head Danny Jordaan, Namibia’s Frans Mbidi and Zambia’s Andre...
Hayatou must go, retire peacefully 20 May 2017 JOHANNESBURG - In most elections, especially in Africa, losers have a tendency of always crying foul alleging all sorts of transgressions from voter buying to rigging the process. Even in an election which is normally presided over by international observers and where there are irrefutable evi...
Caf turns down CAPS request 16 May 2017 HARARE - The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has turned down CAPS United’s request to shift their match against Algerian side USM Alger to Africa Day. The Green Machine are scheduled to host USM Alger next week on Wednesday in their second Group B match of the African Champions League....
Cosafa in total control 13 May 2017 JOHANNESBURG - The year 2017 has been some roller-coaster for the Cosafa Region on a number of fronts. The year started with the Region taking an unprecedented position of supporting Issa Hayatou’s opponent Ahmad of Madagascar ahead of the elections that ushered the islander as the football su...
Chiyangwa now in influential Caf committee 9 May 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa was yesterday appointed as the vice-chairperson of the influential Caf Afcon Games Committee at the Caf Extraordinary General Assembly in Manama, Bahrain yesterday. This committee is responsible for, among other things, deciding the host countries of al...
Chiyangwa leaves for Egypt 4 May 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa yesterday left for Egypt where he is set to attend a ceremony to honour and welcome new president Ahmad Ahmad at the Caf headquarters in Cairo today. The event in Egypt will also see the Arab Champions League draw being held at the monumental pyramids s...
We'll find the money - Jere 28 April 2017 HARARE - CAPS United president Farai Jere is confident his side will be able to meet their financial obligations in the African Champions after they were drawn in a tough Group B. Makepekepe will have to travel to north Africa for all their away matches after they were pitted against Zamalek (...
Tenga courts Chiyangwa 23 April 2017 HARARE - Tanzanian football leader Leodegar Tenga arrived in Harare yesterday to meet Zifa and Cosafa president Philip Chiyangwa ahead of next month’s elections at the Fifa Congress in Bahrain. Tenga, who was accompanied to Harare by Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) president Jamal Malinzi, ...
Hayatou's decisions must be revised 15 April 2017 JOHANNESBURG - Last Friday, the Cosafa Executive agreed to review how Caf tournaments are awarded to host countries. This follows an outcry from the region which feels short-changed by the previous Issa Hayatou executive. The bone of contention for Cosafa is that the past and coming Afcon t...
Chiyangwa compensated over Stoneridge losses 12 April 2017 HARARE - Flamboyant businessman Philip Chiyangwa has been compensated by government for the loss of his 587-hectare Stoneridge farm after he was given two pieces of land in Harare's Manyame suburb and a portion of the annexed property. This effectively puts to rest a seven-year saga and disput...
Cosafa needs to step up 1 April 2017 JOHANNESBURG - Now that the Caf elections are over and we have a new-look executive committee, it is now time to start working on changing the face of how things are done on the African continent. Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad is the man in charge and the entire Cosafa region is upbeat about the pr...
Caf secretary general resigns 28 March 2017 HARARE - Confederation of African Football (Caf) secretary-general Hicham El Amrani has resigned from his post as he becomes the first casualty following the end of long-serving Issa Hayatou's reign. Hayatou, who had been Caf president since 1988, was disposed by Madagascar's Ahmad Ahmad  duri...
More plaudits for Chiyangwa 23 March 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa has received glowing praises from the Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) after spearheading former Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Issa Hayatou’s downfall. The long-serving Hayatou was deposed by Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar during last ...
Incidents that sealed Hayatou's fate 18 March 2017 JOHANNESBURG - The days of muzzling opposition within the Confederation of African Football (Caf) might be over. This is the story that dominated the continental football body; employing cronies, doing things behind the FA presidents and ruling by an iron fist. Today, Africa looks back at I...
Chiyangwa basks in Ahmad's Caf triumph 18 March 2017 HARARE - Hundreds of local football fans welcomed Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa at Harare International Airport yesterday, on his return from the Confederation of African Football (Caf) General Assembly in Ethiopia. Chiyangwa masterminded the downfall of long-serving former Caf president Iss...
We owe it all to Zifa, Chiyangwa 17 March 2017 HARARE - You have to give it up to Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa after he engineered the downfall of former Confederation of African Football (Caf) Issa Hayatou yesterday. Chiyangwa was the campaign manager for Madagascar Football Association president Ahmad Ahmad, who was voted as the new C...
Zim football will benefit - Chiyangwa 17 March 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa says Zimbabwe has a lot to benefit after Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar was voted as the Confederation of African Football (Caf) new president in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia yesterday. Ahmad ended former Caf president Issa Hayatou's 28-year reign after receiving 3...
New era dawns for Caf 17 March 2017 HARARE - Ahmad Ahmad is the new Confederation of African Football president after stunning the long-serving Issa Hayatou in yesterday’s elections in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Madagascar Football Association president polled a total of 34 votes against Hayatou’s 20 to stun the entire continent...
Caf to discipline Chiyangwa 17 March 2017 HARARE - The Confederation of African Football (Caf) says it has opened disciplinary proceedings against Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa for “attacking the honour” of the Cairo-based organisation. Caf reached the decision at their Executive Committee meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Tuesday...
D-Day for Hayatou 17 March 2017 HARARE - Their campaign trails have been all about tough-as-nails talk that will pull African football from the abyss of corruption, but candidates angling for the biggest football job on the continent cannot help but tremble before the vote is cast today. If anything, anxiety is running high ...
Issa Hayatou ousted 16 March 2017 ADDIS - Madagascar's football chief Ahmad Ahmad has been elected president of the Confederation of African Football on Thursday, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office. Ahmad won the election in the Ethiopian capital by 34 votes to Hayatou's 20, official results showed. ...