Articles tagged 'caf'

Caf must postpone Afcon for sake of Africa 8 November 2014 JOHANNESBURG - There has been talk and a lot of going forward and backwards regarding next year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals which are scheduled for Morocco. The North African country has made it clear that the tournament will have to be postponed from the January/February calendar or else t...
Mukuna's long road to the top 18 October 2014 HARARE - Making decisions in fractions of a second in front of ambitious players and coaches surrounded by overzealous thousands of screaming fans is all part of the referee’s lonely profession. There are very few jobs where one has to deal with the collective rage of thousands of people at on...
Morocco denies withdrawing as Cup host 17 October 2014 JOHANNESBURG - Morocco has not withdrawn as host of the African Cup of Nations, the minister of information said on Thursday, denying reports that fears over the Ebola outbreak caused the country to give up the tournament.But Mustapha Khalfi, who was also the official government spokesman, said M...
Zim submits 2017 Afcon bid 2 October 2014 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) yesterday submitted the country’s bid to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals before today’s deadline. Zifa CEO Jonathan Mashingaidze left for Cairo, Egypt on Sunday night and submitted Zimbabwe’s final bid document at the Confede...
We want 2017 Afcon - Mzembi 5 September 2014 HARARE - Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Walter Mzembi has announced Zimbabwe's interest in bidding to host the 2017 African Nations Cup following Libya's withdrawal as the host nation. Libya pulled out last month because of ongoing fighting in the country that has delayed plans to b...
Coaches hail Caf course 4 July 2014 HARARE - Local coaches have hailed the on-going Confederation of African Football (Caf) A Licence coaching course that is being held at Mt Hampden. At least  10 Premiership coaches, who include Calisto Pasuwa (Dynamos), Taurai Mangwiro (CAPS United), Saul Chaminuka (ZPC Kariba) and Nation Dube...
Warriors suffer Fifa blow 2 May 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe have paid the prize for their recent slump which has seen them start 2015 African Nations Cup qualifiers in the preliminary round after world governing body Fifa ruled that clubs are not obliged to release players in these early stages. Fifa maintained that the dates for the ...
DeMbare struggle to finalise squad 17 December 2013 HARARE - Dynamos are struggling to raise a squad for next year’s Champions League and face hefty fines from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for late registration of players. Just like in the previous seasons, DeMbare’s activity in the transfer market has not been convincing and the...
We're well placed: Zambia 21 August 2013 HARARE – Following last weekend's goalless draw against the Zimbabwe, Zambia feel they are well on course to qualify for the Chan finals in South Africa next year. The Football Association of Zambia (Faz) has however warned Chipolopolo to guard against complacency when they take on the Warrior...
Kalusha speaks on cancelled Chan match 14 August 2013 HARARE - African football legend Kalusha Bwalya has questioned the game's administration on the continent after the cancellation of the African Nations Championship (Chan) final qualifier between Zimbabwe and Zambia on Sunday. The match pitting the Warriors and their southern African rivals Ch...
Disappointed fans blast Zifa 14 August 2013 HARARE – Angry fans have torn into the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) for causing the confusion that ensued following the cancellation of Zimbabwe's Chan qualifier against Zambia on Sunday. The match was called off after Cameroonian match officials, Juenkon Wadji, Noupue Nguegoue, Lambi ...
Caf fine DeMbare 16 May 2013 HARARE - Dynamos have been fined $10 000 by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) Disciplinary Board after finding the Glamour Boys supporters unsporting behaviour. The disciplinary measure follows Dynamos African Champions League first round second leg match against Tunisian side Club Athl...