Articles tagged 'hayatou'

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'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...
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 ...
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 ...
Chiyangwa makes things happen 4 March 2017 JOHANNESBURG - Most take him for granted. Others say he is  maverick and goes over the top with his antics. But one thing you cannot take away from rising global sensation, Philip Chiyangwa is making things happen. When he came into power less than a year ago, soccer analysts dismissed him ...
Fifa boss confirms Zim visit 17 February 2017 HARARE - Fifa president Gianni Infantino has confirmed his visit to Zimbabwe next Friday to attend Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa's birthday celebrations. Infantino will join other football heads from across the African continent to celebrate with Chiyangwa, who will also be toasting his asce...
Chiyangwa demands apology from Caf 16 February 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa insists his birthday celebrations will go ahead in Harare next week despite massive resistance from the Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Issa Hayatou. Chiyangwa, who is also the Cosafa president, has invited a number of association head...
Pressure mounts on embattled Hayatou 15 February 2017 HARARE - There was general consensus across the continent yesterday that Issa Hayatou has overstayed his welcome as Confederation of African Football (Caf) president. Hayatou, who is seeking an eighth term in next month's elections, has been the Caf president since 1988. However, it seems Z...
Fifa boss set for Zim 14 February 2017 HARARE - Fifa president Gianni Infantino and dozens of FA presidents across Africa will visit the country next week to attend Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip Chiyangwa’s birthday celebrations and his recent appointment as the Council of Southern African Football Associations...
17 years on: Mucherahowa recounts Champs League heartbreak 12 December 2015 HARARE - Seventeen years after losing the African Champions League final to ASEC Mimosas, former Dynamos captain Memory Mucherahowa is still disappointed by the bias displayed by Caf president Issa Hayatou. After the first leg had ended goalless at the National Sports Stadium on November 28, D...