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Politics stole the show in 2019 Afcon

The expanded and new-look Africa Cup of Nations was supposed to be a celebration of football in the cradle of civilisation

African football’s ‘new dawn’ turns to dusk in Ahmad’s hands

The Malagy administrator promised sweeping changes for the good of Africa when he became CAF president, but Ahmad’s rule has had its own controversies

Afcon host Egypt bogged down in domestic football drama

Al-Ahly, Egypt's and Africa's most successful club, have even refused to comply with a packed domestic schedule

Taking on Africa, Sundowns’ style

Uncompromising Brazilians stick to their football guns as they prepare for awkward summit on continent

Football: Egypt in race against time to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Security will be one of Egypt's main challenges at the tournament

Morocco will not host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: minister

Morocco and South Africa had been seen as the frontline contenders to host the competition, which is due to start on June 15

Contrasting challenges for former African champions

We assess how five former champions in action this week may fare as they set out in pursuit of the $2.5-million first prize

Big stakes in final PSL weekend

As the league draws to a close, the battle to avoid relegation will offer fans quite a thrill

Time to give Banyana some love

South Africa has a strong women’s side, so why aren’t they getting the props they deserve?

Fixture bogeyman haunts us anew

High-flying local teams have become victims of their own success, with over-full dance cards

CAF president Issa Hayatou faces challenger in bid for eighth term

Ahmad Ahmad, head of the Madagascar Football Assocation, has picked up key votes with his calls for 'change' against the 70 year old.

Messy CAF politics precede Super Cup

Presidential hopefuls trade words ahead of the game between Champions League winners Sundowns and Confederation Cup victors TP Mazembe.

​CAF presidency politics precede Super Cup

Presidential hopefuls trade blows ahead of the game between Champions League winners Sundowns and Confederation Cup victors TP Mazembe.

Toure leads CAF Player of the Year nominees

Among the nominees are Thulani Serero, Wilfried Bony and Yannick Bolasie in a list that comprises some of Africa's best football stars.

CAF hails South Africa’s hosting of Afcon 2013

The African football governing body has congratulated South Africa for hosting a "largely successful" Africa Cup of Nations.

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