September 16 – Nigerian football has been plunged into a new crisis with the September 30 elections to replace the outgoing board, including embattled Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick, put on hold.
September 12 – Defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns have been drawn with Nigeria’s Bayelsa Queens, Egypt’s Wadi Degla and the representative of the Central African Football Federations’ Union (UNIFFAC) in Group B of the African Women’s Champions League.
September 2 – World players union Fifpro and alleged sexual abuse victims have criticised Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Patrice Motsepe for visiting Gabon FA president Pierre-Alain Mounguengui (pictured), who has been accused of covering up widespread sexual abuse.
September 2 – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reportedly stripped Guinea of the hosting rights for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations, the continent’s flagship event.
September 2 – A former Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) official has been banned for five years by FIFA and fined CHF20,000 for sexually harassing three female referees.
September 1 – Former Moroccan international Walid Regragui has been appointed head coach of the national side just three months before the World Cup.
August 31 – Lamin Kabba Bajo has been re-elected to lead Gambian football after defeating Sadibou Kamaso in the presidential run-off in the Gambia Football Federation (GFF).
August 17 – The embattled president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick – one of the most colourful and controversial figures in African football – has announced he will not seek re-election for a third term in office.
August 15 – Danny Jordaan and the South Africa Football Association (SAFA) have confirmed that newly crowned African women’s champions Banyana Banyana have received a bonus of $24,500.
August 12 – Morocco have sacked national team coach Vahid Halilhodzic three months before the World Cup in Qatar – the third time the Bosnian has just missed out on football’s showpiece event.
August 11 – CAF president Patrice Motsepe has claimed that the Zambian FA withdrew a proposal to restructure the confederation’s executive committee and reduce operational costs after the reform plans did not make the agenda at the general assembly in Arusha, Tanzania.
August 11 – Morocco will host the Women’s Africa Cup for a second consecutive time in 2024 following a decision by the executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
By Samindra Kunti
August 10 – The African Super League has been launched – well, almost. CAF president Patrice Motsepe offered few details at a ‘soft launch’ of the new competition but repeatedly failed to address the elephant in the room: with CAF on the verge of bankruptcy, how will the Super League be financed ahead of its supposed kick off in August 2023.
August 10 – Delivering a public relations boost to Gianni Infantino’s re-election expectations, Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Patrice Motsepe has vowed that all of the continent’s 54 votes will go to the incumbent in FIFA’s presidential elections next year.
August 9 – On the eve of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) general assembly in Tanzania, Gambia’s Lamin Kaba Bajo has been elected as the president of the Wafu A.