Egyptian Court outlaws Ultra fan groups branding them 'terrorists'

White KnightsBy Mark Baber
May 18 - Cairo's Court of Urgent Matters on Saturday reportedly declared football supporter's "ultra" groups to be "terrorists" and banned them, in a ruling which came at the behest of Mourtada Mansour, chairman of the Zamalek club.

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Kenya: MP&Silva drop FKF Premier League cash funding

Kenyan fanBy Mark Baber
May 15 -  MP&Silva will reportedly not be stumping up more cash for the Kenyan Football Federation's (FKF) attempt to set up a new Premier League in its own name, in a week in which the Kenya Premier League (KPL) moved to lay down the basic rules for player participation in the Kenyan national team games.

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Egyptian footballing legend has assets seized over 'terrorist' link

AboutreikaBy Mark Baber
May 13 - Recently retired Egyptian soccer legend Abu Treika [Aboutrika] has seen his appeal for the return of his assets, seized over alleged links to the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, turned down.

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Third time 'lucky' - Nigeria finally reappoint Stephen Keshi

Stephen Keshi3By Mark Baber
April 24 - The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has finally reappointed Stephen Keshi as manager of the national team for the third time, bowing to the wishes of Nigeria's out-going President Goodluck Jonathan, in a ceremony at which NFF President Amaju Pinnick was conspicuous by his absence.

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Somali FA chief calls for troops to move camp from their national stadium

8April 23 – The Somali Football Federation (SFF) has again called for African Peacekeeping troops to withdraw from the country's National facility in Mogadishu and allow it to be returned to football.

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Battle rages in Sierra Leone as congress is halted

Isha Johansson 2By Andrew Warshaw
April 22 - The confusion and chaos ripping through Sierra Leone football shows little sign of abating after the national association's long-awaited congress was brought to an abrupt end.

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Uganda: FUFA/Azam win decisive court victory over USL/SuperSport

Screen Shot 2015-04-22 at 13.10.33By Mark Baber
April 22 - The Ugandan Court of Appeal has rejected the Uganda Super League (USL) Limited application to stop the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) and Azam TV implementing their sponsorship and broadcast agreement for Uganda's Premier League.

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Peace in Africa: Morocco and Tunisia say war with CAF is over

CAF HQApril 13 - Morocco and Tunisia say they have settled their differences with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) following their respective spats over the African Cup of Nations.

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Cameroonian Ebosse's death was murder, says father

Albert EbosseApril 10 - Albert Ebosse, the Cameroon striker who died following a match in Algeria last August - ostensibly from injuries sustained by an object thrown from the stands - was murdered, according to his father.

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