Category archives for: Football

Uganda, Kenyan footballers banned for match-fixing

Moses Chikati (right). File photo.

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has imposed a life ban on Ugandan player, George Mandela, for match-fixing. Three Kenyans- Moses Chikati, Festus Okiring and Festo Omukoto- have been banned for a period of four years. FIFA stated on Tuesday (yesterday ‘today’) that the formal disciplinary proceedings […]

Germans rule the roost in SA Premiership campaign

Kaizer Chiefs Football Club Head Coach Ernst Middendorp

by MTHULISI SIBANDA Africa Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – KAIZER Chiefs fans that ridiculed the appointment of Ernst Middendorp as head coach are surely eating humble pie. Their success-starved cross city rivals that had misgivings at Josef Zinnbauer taking the reins at Orlando Pirates, are in the same predicament. This as the two German tacticians’ […]

South Africa eases diplomatic standoff with Morocco

South African Football Association (SAFA) President Danny Jordan. File photo

from MTHOKOZISI DUBE in Casablanca, Morocco CASABLANCA, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa will briefly put aside its diplomatic differences with Morocco aside when the country’s football head attends meetings to be held in the North African country on Saturday. Danny Jordan, South African Football Association (SAFA) President, will attend a symposium to be held in […]

Morocco, South Africa fallout spills to sport

Morocco-South-Africa rivalry continues

from MTHOKOZISI DUBE in Casablanca, Morocco CASABLANCA, (CAJ News) – MOROCCO is undeterred by the diplomatic controversy leading up to its hosting the Futsal Africa Cup of Nations next Tuesday. The continent’s top indoor football nations will converge in the North African country for the tournament that will see three teams book their participation at […]

Tricky ties in Africa’s road to Qatar 2022

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Photo, FIFA media

from AHMED MOOLA in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO, (CAJ News) – SOME long running rivalries will resume as African teams begin their route to the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) World Cup Qatar 2022. The draw made in the Nile Ritz-Carlton in Cairo, Egypt for the second round of the qualifying competition culminated in the […]

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