November 29 – Cameroon’s hosting of the upcoming African Nations Cup is back in the balance after the north African grouping of football nations called for the tournament to be switched to Morocco.
November 29- Issa Hayatou, former President of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), has launched a scathing attack on the huge fine imposed on him by an Egyptian court over a broadcasting deal for Africa’s football governing body, insisting the decision was politically motivated.
November 26 – Mali progressed to the knockout phase of the women’s African Cup of Nations for the first time in seven attempts at the expense of hosts Ghana in group A. Reigning champions Nigeria, South Africa and Cameroon complete the semi-final line-up.
November 19 – Hosts Ghana kicked off the 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win against Algeria in Accra on Saturday. South Africa provided the first major upset of the finals defeating powerhouse Nigeria 1-0.
November 16 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected the Kenyan appeal to be re-admitted to the Women’s African Cup of Nations which starts in Ghana this weekend.
November 15 – Kenya’s Football authorities have provided further explanation as to why they have gone to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over the decision to reinstate Equatorial Guinea into the upcoming Women’s Africa Cup of Nations which starts on Saturday.
November 14 – In the latest blow to the administration of African football, the 12-member Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) has cancelled its Senior Challenge Cup, scheduled to start later this month.
November 13 – Somewhat embarrassingly for the most powerful official in African football, Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad (pictured), FIFA has appointed a normalisation committee to run the affairs of his country’s federation, the latest African FIFA member to become embroiled in internal politics.
November 11 – Equatorial Guinea have been reinstated by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to play at the 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations after they won an appeal to overturn their ban.
November 6 – African football is heading for another disputed internal electoral process after challengers to the regime of Zimbabwean strongman Philip Chiyangwa (pictured right with FIFA president Gianni Infantino) and his deputy Omega Sibanda were controversially barred from contesting polls for the Zifa executive committee set for December 1.
November 5 – FIFA has stepped into yet another internal African dispute by saying it doesn’t recognise last week’s decision to sack Namibia Football Association president, Frans Mbidi (pictured).
November 1 – Former Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi is to appeal against his life ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
By Andrew Warshaw
October 31 – The man who was once the second most powerful official in African football has been banned for life by FIFA, the latest influential figure to dramatically fall from grace.
October 30 – The executive committee of the Namibia Football Association (NFA) has taken the unusual step of dismissing the federation’s president Frans Mbidi (pictured) with immediate effect saying the “drastic action” was necessitated by Mbidi’s failure to carry out his duties.
October 25 – During their 2026 World Cup campaign, Moroccan officials were at pains to stress how human rights were not an issue – just as Turkey did for the 2024 Euros.