CAF’s ‘corporate’ crisis makes its way pitchside as CL finalists Wydad walk out after 60mins

By Andrew Warshaw

June 3 – The image of African football, already tarnished by a series of FIFA bans of former senior officials and allegations surrounding current leader Ahmad Ahmad, suffered a damaging  blow on the field Saturday when the showpiece final of the continent’s top club competition was sensationally abandoned after Wydad Casablanca of Morocco refused to continue in protest of  VAR not being employed.

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Nigerian authorities chase Pinnick over alleged ‘disappearance’ of $8.4m of FIFA cash

May 30 – Just days before he takes his place among the great and the good (and not so good) of African football – if he turns up, that is – Nigerian FA chief Amaju Pinnick, a strong ally of FIFA president Gianni Infantino and a constant figure of controversy, has been ordered to appear in court  on July 1 along with four colleagues to answer charges of alleged misappropriation of funds.

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