September 28 – Morocco will host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football Confederation (CAF) confirmed on Wednesday. The East African triumvirate of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda will stage the 2027 finals.
September 27 – Algeria have withdrawn their bid to host one of two future Africa Cup of Nations finals on the eve of the vote, the country’s football association confirmed on Tuesday.
September 22 – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has inveiled technology company TECNO Mobile as a sponsor of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.
September 15 – Several elite Libyan players have tragically lost their lives in the aftermath of the destructive floods that have devastated parts of the country.
September 15 – Saudi Arabia and the city of Taif will stage the African Super Cup today between Champions League winners Al Ahly and CAF Cup winners Union Sportive de la Médina d’Alger.
September 13 – African powerhouse Cameroon completed the lineup of the Africa Cup of Nations, punching a ticket with a 3-0 win against Burundi. Namibia also confirmed their presence at next year’s finals to wrap up qualifying.
September 6 – The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) and BetPawa have partnered in a deal that will cover the FUFA Drum, the Big League and the Futsal League.
By Paul Nicholson
September 9 – African football has been plunged into more commercial turmoil and intrigue after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) issued a letter on September 1 cancelling, with immediate effect, a $415 million broadcast contract with beIN Sports that has four years still to run.
September 5 – FIFA is “closely monitoring” events in Mali after Mamoutou Touré (pictured), a FIFA Council member, clinched re-election as president of the Malian Football Federation (Femafoot) while awaiting trial on charges of embezzlement in a prison cell.
September 5 – Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana is back in the Indomitable Lions squad for next week’s final Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Burundi nine months after being suspended by his federation.
September 4 – One of eight clubs to feature in a slimmed-down African Super League, Angola’s Petro de Luanda, has been suspended for two years by the Angolan Football Federation (FAF) for alleged match-fixing.
August 30 – The strong man of Mali football, Mamatou Touré, has been re-elected federation president – from a prison cell.
By Samindra Kunti
August 30 – African football’s governing body has revealed details for a slimmed-down Super League, the ‘African Football League’, that will see eight clubs compete in 14 matches for the new prize.
August 29 – Saudi Arabia will host the upcoming TotalEnergies CAF Super Cup, scheduled for September 15, in the city of Taif at the 58,000 capacity King Fahd Stadium, home of Saudi Pro League side Al-Hilal.
August 23 – Mali’s sports ministry has asked FIFA to investigate the electoral process of the country’s football federation, Femafoot, warning of potential “disturbances to public order”.