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Mugabe set to challenge Hayatou for CAF prez as age limit is scrapped

Mugabe set to challenge Hayatou for CAF prez as age limit is scrapped

The 91 year old Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe has announced intentions to run for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidency following a decision by the organisation to remove an age limit on its officials. The decision to allow officials to serve past the age of 70 was widely viewed as an attempt by the…

AFCON 2015: Black Stars will receive Joy Dadi and T-roll as appearance fee

The Black Stars will receive bottles of Joy Dadi Bitters and bundles of toilet paper as appearance fee during next month’s African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. Sources close to the FA said the unusual pay structure has been put in place to avoid a repeat of the World Cup fiasco which saw some…

Ghana to bid for Winter Olympics if AFCON bid fails

Ghanaian officials have revealed plans to bid for the rights to host the next Winter Olympics if the nation’s last minute bid to host the 2017 African Nations Cup (AFCON) is unsuccessful. Officials admitted that they are hell-bent on ensuring that Ghana wins a bid to host anything- “even if it’s the Winter Olympics,” although…

World Cup winner to be decided on continental rotation policy- FIFA

With just hours before the World Cup kicks off in Brazil, FIFA has stunned the football world with the revelation that the winner of this year’s competition will be decided on a continental rotation policy, similar to the system used to select the 2010 (South Africa) and 2014 (Brazil) World Cup hosts. The decision to…

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