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African football continues as CAF monitors coronavirus spread

The Confederation of African Football on Thursday stated that while they were monitoring the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, which was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation on Wednesday, all competitions were going ahead.

The CAF Champions League and Confederations Cup, as well as the upcoming African Nations Championship (CHAN) are going ahead as it stands, with CAF saying: "No African country [to date] has been declared a high risk."

CHAN is slated to be played in Cameroon from...

Ludwe Mpakumpaku stars for TS Galaxy in CAF Confederation Cup

The CAF Confederation Cup commenced with its first round, first leg matches over the weekend, and we review the action by picking the top 10 performers from around the African continent..

Souleymane Coulibaly (Djoliba)

Maranatha (Togo) 1-2 Djoliba (Mali)

Bamako-based Djoliba have taken a stranglehold on the tie with their win in Lome, where Coulibaly scored the visitor's first goal. The young attacker provided the perfect outlet for Djoliba to sit back and play on the break, with his pace and dribbling...

Surprise entrants TS Galaxy don't think they'll win the Confed Cup, but...

South African second-tier team TS Galaxy's journey remains one of the most compelling narratives in African club football this year, as they prepare to face Madagascar's CnaPS Sport in a first round, first-leg match of the 2019/20 Confederation Cup this weekend.

TS Galaxy's very presence in the continental competition is a surprise, with the Mpumalanga-based club (which was only founded in 2015) stunning South Africa's so-called 'Cup Kings' Kaizer Chiefs in the final of the Nedbank Cup back in May...

African club finals to be played as one-offs, not over two legs

The finals of Africa's two international club competitions will each be played in one single match in future rather than over two legs as at present, the president of the region's governing football body said on Wednesday.

Ahmad Ahmad, head of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), said both the CAF Champions League final and the CAF Confederations Cup finals would consist of a single match, following the European model.

"Huge decision that CAF took today: the (finals) will be now played on...

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shortlisted for CAF award

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have again made the shortlist for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year award, the second year running the trio have battled it out for the prestigious prize.

Salah claimed the honour last year and will be favourite again following another successful first half of the season for Liverpool.

The Egyptian will be hoping to become the fourth player to win back-to-back titles after Senegal forward El Hadji Diouf, Cameroon...