Nigerian president Maigari voted out as corruption allegations mount

Aminu Maigari By Mark Baber
July 25 - The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) president, Aminu Maigari (pictured) has been sacked following allegations of "financial misappropriation, misapplication and maladministration" by the NFF Executive Committee.

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South African FA expects to be back in the black

SAFA logoJuly 25 - In a big turnaround, the South African Football Association (SAFA) has announced it is confident that when auditors complete their work, the 2013-14 account figures will show a profit.

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Ghana investigation prompts FIFA warning on government meddling

Ghana playerJuly 24 - Ghana could be the latest African country to face being sanctioned by FIFA after the government announced a three-member commission to look into the activities of the national team. FIFA has written to the Ghana FA over moves to investigate the Black Stars' poor performance on the pitch - and disputes off it - at the World Cup in Brazil.

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Nigerian clubs make their case for increased role in running national game

Tamuno DanagogoJuly 23 - In an effort to bring some order to the general chaos that is prevailing in Nigerian football, a delegation of club owners from the Nigerian Premier League have met with the Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Tamuno Danagogo (pictured) with the aim of restructuring the game in Nigeria.

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South Africa hunts new coach as club vs country row surfaces at Celtic

Danny Jordaan4July 22 - South African football, going through a rebuilding phase under Danny Jordaan (pictured), is set to appoint a new head coach for its national team, but at club level it still has difficulty convincing everyone that country comes first.

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Last minute court suspension will keep Nigeria playing and NFF board in place

Nigerian fanBy Andrew Warshaw
July 18 - FIFA looks set to lift its suspension on Nigeria imposed because of government interference in the affairs of the country's national federation.

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Sierra Leone suspends 15 players and officials in match-fixing scandal

Ibrhaim KargboBy Andrew Warshaw
July 17 - Sierra Leone is the latest country to be hit by a serious match-fixing scandal after national team captain Ibrahim Kargbo (pictured) was suspended along with 14 other players and officials. The country's sports ministry and the Sierra Leone Football Association said the 15 are alleged to have tried to fix the outcome of a 0-0 draw against South Africa in a second round qualifier for the 2010 African Nations Cup.

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Cecafa look to add to Kagame Cup with a Champions League format

Nicholas MusonyeJuly 17 - The Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) Secretary General Nicholas Musonye (pictured) has said the regional association is thinking about starting its own Champions League.

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ICSS opens match fixing workshop programme in Africa

image001July 16- The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS), the Qatar-based sports integrity watchdog, has delivered the first in a series of match-fixing workshops to young players in Africa.

African players have become increasingly susceptible as victims of Asian-based gangs that deliberately target vulnerable lower-paid footballers.

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