Cameroon mourns loss of another player

Cameroon flagAugust 24 - Twelve years after the tragic death of Marc-Vivien Foe at the 2003 Confederations Cup, another Cameroon footballer has lost his life after collapsing.

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Somali minister backs FA and pledges to return national stadium from military

From letft Somali FA president Abdiqani said Arab minister for sport Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan and SFF Senior Vice president Ali Abdi Mohamed walk inside the University stadium PHOTO SFFBy Paul Nicholson
August 18 – On an inspection visit of the construction of football facilities at the Somali University Stadium in Mogadishu, Somali minister for youth and sport, Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan (pictured centre), praised the growth of football and the importance of the development projects in the country.

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Bility failure to win CAF backing renews Sexwale rumours

Musa BilityBy Andrew Warshaw
August 7 - The early race to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president has taken a potentially significant twist with the African Football Confederation (AFC) refusing to endorse the candidacy of Liberia's Musa Bility (pictured) who says he wants to stand along with UEFA boss Michel Platini.

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Sacked Keshi hits Nigerian FA with $4m lawsuit

Stephen Keshi 4By Mark Baber
July 27 - Former Nigerian national team coach, Stephen Keshi, who was sacked by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) after his name came up in a list of applicants for the vacant Ivory Coast coaching job, is suing the NFF for more than $4 million in compensation, according to local reports.

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Nigeria sacks Keshi as NFF await their fate

Stephen Keshi3By Mark Baber
July 6 - The current NFF leadership finally terminated Stephen Keshi's (pictured) contract as national team coach, following their probe into how his name came up in a list of prospects to coach the Ivory Coast.

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Kenyan chaos as power struggle causes AGM to be abandoned

Sam NyamweyaBy Mark Baber
June 30 - The Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Friday was aborted by controversial FKF President Sam Nyamweya (pictured), allegedly on the grounds of insecurity and too many people turning up to the venue.

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Nigerian Federation turns on Keshi, Enyeama and women's team

Nigerian women scoreBy Mark Baber
June 24 - The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has had a busy week, criticising national teams for their lack of success, holding manager Steven Keshi to account for allegedly making a job application to another team and attempting to haul record-breaker Vincent Enyeama up on charges he brought Nigeria into disrepute.

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SA's £10m to Warner and Blazer refuses to leave spotlight

Danny Jordaan4By Andrew Warshaw
June 6 - South Africa's 2010 World Cup boss Danny Jordaan (pictured) is back in the firing line over the infamous $10 million which United States prosecutors allege was a bribe to secure the country the showpiece tournament and which South Africa's government counters was a perfectly above board World Cup legacy payment.

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Kenya: Nyamweya battling corruption allegations and sponsor pull out

Sam NyamweyaBy Mark Baber
June 4 - The worldwide focus on football corruption, and especially the nexus between sports marketing companies and corrupt football federation officials, has created an atmosphere in which Kenya Football Federation (FKF) president Sam Nyamweya's position looks increasingly precarious.

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