September 17 – Two senior Rwandan federation officials have been arrested in the latest bribery scandal to rock African football.
September 17 – Yet another stampede has occurred in African football with tragic consequences.
By Andrew Warshaw
September 12 – Danny Jordaan, the public face of the 2010 South Africa World Cup whose star has waned in recent years after being plunged into the limelight for all the wrong reasons, could soon be back as part of world football’s powerful elite after being endorsed for a place on the FIFA Council.
September 12 – Liberia president George Weah came out of football retirement on Tuesday just short of his 52nd birthday for a one-off friendly against Nigeria.
September 11 – In a somewhat unusual turn of events, Amaju Pinnick (pictured), whose own Nigerian federation was embroiled in a bitter leadership struggle and narrowly avoided a FIFA ban, has been selected by FIFA to lead the organisation’s normalisation committee in Ghana.
By Andrew Warshaw
September 10 – Two-time former African player of the year Nwankwo Kanu says the continent must step up grass-roots development of players to start fulfilling their potential on the world stage.
September 10 – At least one person has been killed and nearly 40 injured in the latest stampede to occur at an African stadium with tragic consequences.
September 6 – FIFA has extended its ban from all football activities on Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi, the second most powerful official in African football, by an additional 45 days.
By Paul Nicholson
September 6 – Musa Bility’s controversial and protracted reign as president of the Liberia Football Association (LFA) will officially come to end this weekend with Mustapha Raji (pictured) being crowned new head of the LFA.
September 5 – CAF president Ahmad Ahmad (pictured) has once more casts doubts over Cameroon’s hosting of the 2019 African Cup of Nations, suggesting again that the tournament may still be moved.
August 31 – Ghana is the latest country to see its football affairs come under the temporary control of FIFA after world football’s governing body set up one of its trademark normalisation committees in the wake of ongoing crisis.
August 28 – With its football administration still in crisis, local media have reported Ghana has been stripped of the right to host this year’s African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). But CAF insists the media has jumped the gun and that no firm decision has yet been reached.
August 28 -The six candidates for the vacant African seat on the FIFA Council will undergo integrity checks by FIFA before their participation in next month’s poll is confirmed according to the BBC.
August 24 – Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger received a hero’s welcome when he arrived in Liberia to receive the country’s highest award from president George Weah – though not everyone apparently joined in quite so enthusiastically.