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Africa to announce $100-milion Super League plans on Wednesday

Egypt Today 10 Aug 2022
Only the players' union in South Africa, in a statement this week, has criticised the plan, saying. "Professional football in South Africa and Africa could be at risk if the resolution to commence with the Super League is implemented and there may be no return from the wreckage that a Super League can become.".
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CAF unveils plans for African Super League to start in August 2023

Gulf Daily News 10 Aug 2022
The plan will see 24 as yet unnamed clubs from 16 countries compete in the pan-African competition that is targeted to start in August 2023, and which has been described by CAF president Patrice Motsepe as the "most fundamental intervention to the significant improvement of the quality of football in Africa".
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Rangers head north, Kallon stay west in Caf Inter-clubs first-round

Football Sierra Leone 10 Aug 2022
Connect with us , on Facebook/ Instagram, Football Sierra Leone, the writer Alie Bittar, Twitter @bittar32, and Contact bittar@footballsierraleone.netFSL African Football News, ... The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has confirmed shifting qualifying matches for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations scheduled for September to March next year.
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Africa: Gambia's Lamin Bajo Elected WAFU A President

All Africa 10 Aug 2022
Lamin Kabba Bajo of Gambia has been elected as the new President of the West Africa Football Union (Wafu) Zone A ....
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Soccer-Africa to Announce $100-Milion Super League Plans on Wednesday

The Epoch Times 09 Aug 2022
Professional football in South Africa and Africa could be at risk if the resolution to commence with the Super League is implemented and there may ...
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Parliament calls for all to work together for a South Africa free of social-ills

Independent online (SA) 09 Aug 2022
The presiding officers again expressed pride in Banyana Banyana for their historic success at the recent Women’s Africa Cup of Nations. “We continue celebrating this historic victory and call upon the football fraternity, government and corporate South Africa to attend to the discriminatory pay disparities between women and male football players.
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Launch intensifies focus on African football finances

Business Ghana 09 Aug 2022
As member nations gather for this week's general assembly of the Confederation of African Football, concerns over the organisation's finances look set to be a major talking point in the Tanzanian city Arusha ... An excerpt from Caf's documentation on the forthcoming Africa Super Football League.
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Senegal coach Aliou Cisse challenges Napoli over Nations Cup threat

Joy Online 09 Aug 2022
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse says international football – and the Africa Cup of Nations in particular – should never play second fiddle to club commitments and has ‘challenged’ Napoli not to buy African players ... “A football player can play for 12 teams, ...
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Nigeria: Cisse Challenges Napoli Over Nations Cup Threats

All Africa 09 Aug 2022
Senegal Coach, Aliou Cisse says international football - and the Africa Cup of Nations in particular - should never play second fiddle to club commitments and has 'challenged' Napoli not to buy African players ....
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Caf hits out at Napoli president De Laurentiis over comments over African Players

Joy Online 08 Aug 2022
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has condemned Napoli president, Aurelio De Laurentiis, after he stated he would not sign African players unless they agreed to not honour Africa Cup of Nations duties ... “Caf is committed to the role that football plays in Africa, ...
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'Bigger than me': Vikings with African heritage part of growing wave in NFL

Finger Lakes Times 08 Aug 2022
The league leaned on former Giants edge rusher Osi Umenyiora, who is of Nigerian descent and founded the Uprise, a football developmental program that has camps in Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa ... "So guys in Africa or Ghana, specifically, can get the opportunity just like I had to display their abilities and play American football.
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CAF Fights Back to Rescue Osimhen, Others from AFCON Blank Out

This Day 08 Aug 2022
Continental football ruling body, CAF, has reacted to public statement by Napoli President, Aurelio De Laurentiis which seek to prevent African players from featuring in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) ... “CAF is committed to the role that football plays in Africa, Europe, North ...
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Federation demands action over Italian chairman’s Africa comments

Russia Today 08 Aug 2022
"CAF therefore urges UEFA to initiate disciplinary investigation against him," the body added, also saying that it was "committed to the role that football plays in Africa, Europe, North and South America, Asia and globally of bringing together and uniting people of different ...
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Bo Rangers, FC Kallon to know Interclub opponents on Tuesday

Football Sierra Leone 08 Aug 2022
It will be the first time teams from Sierra Leone to compete in Africa’s elite and second-tier competition since FC Johansen and RSLAF in 2017 ... Sierra Leone U20 national team will face 2019 runners-up Mali, host Mauritia and Guinea-Bissau in Group A of the West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone A tournament.
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Issa Kallon makes Shangh�i Port debut in 1-1 draw

Football Sierra Leone 07 Aug 2022
Connect with us , on Facebook/ Instagram, Football Sierra Leone New, and�Players Abroad News ... The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has confirmed shifting qualifying matches for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations scheduled for September to March next year ... Football Sierra Leone.

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