Rigobert Song and the Indomitable Lions by Phumzile Ngcatshe Thursday Nov 30, 2017. 17:30 ameroon coach Rigobert Song has confirmed his final squad of 25 players for the 2018 CAF African Nations Championships. The ex-Indomitable Lions skipper has named three goalkeepers, eight defenders, six midfielders and seven strikers in his team. Cotton Sport’s Simon Omossala, 

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by Phumzile Ngcatshe Tuesday Nov 21, 2017. 14:30 After discovering his opponents for the upcoming 2018 CAF African Nations Championship, Namibia coach Ricardo Mannetti says they can cause an upset. The tournament set for local-based players will be staged in Morocco with the Brave Warriors drawn in Group B against Uganda, Cote d’Ivoire and Zambia. 

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by Austin Ditlhobolo Sunday Nov 19, 2017. 13:00 The draw for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) has been conducted. Morocco will host the continental tournament between 12 January and 4 February 2018. The tournament hosts have been pitted against Guinea, Sudan and Mauritania in Group A. African giants Nigeria are in Group C along 

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by Phumzile Ngcatshe Friday Nov 17, 2017. 16:30 Three Ugandan referees will hoist the country’s flag as they are appointed to officiate during the upcoming CECAFA Cup and the 2018 CAF African Nations Championship. The three referees who are FIFA licensed is Alex Muhabi, Dick Okello and Ronald Katenya. They will officiate at the 2017 

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by Phumzile Ngcatshe Thursday Nov 16, 2017. 17:00 The Confederation of African Football has banned Gabon and Djibouti from participating in the qualifiers for the 2020 CAF African Nations Championship. CAF’s decision comes after both nations withdrew from the 2018 qualifying campaign despite starting the qualifying campaign – the move was announced in a CAF 

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by Phumzile Ngcatshe Wednesday Nov 01, 2017. 12:30 Kenya’s failure to host the 2018 CAF African Nations Championship has received huge criticism from the country’s football fraternity. A former Harambee Stars coach Francis Kimanzi believes that Kenya’s failure to host the CHAN tournament is a knife in the back of the players. He said the 

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by Phumzile Ngcatshe Sunday Oct 29, 2017. 10:21 News landing at AfricanFootball.com is that Ethiopia and Rwanda will meet in a two-legged play-off for the right to replace Egypt at the 2018 African Nations Championship in Morocco. The announcement comes after the Pharaohs pulled out of the tournament which is meant for African players based 

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by Austin Ditlhobolo Sunday Oct 15, 2017. 19:00 The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have announced that Morocco will replace Kenya as hosts of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN). The continent’s football governing body, CAF unanimously decided to give Morocco the tournament ahead of Equatorial Guinea. The awarding of the tournament to Morocco also 

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Ronald Ketjijere of Namibia challenged by Siboniso Malambe of Swaziland during 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup match between Namibia and Swaziland at Moruleng Stadium in Rustenburg on 04 July 2017 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix by Phumzile Ngcatshe Friday Oct 13, 2017. 18:30 Namibia skipper Ronald Ketjijere says it is wise to start with their preparations for the 2018 

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by Phumzile Ngcatshe Friday Oct 13, 2017. 09:30 Morocco, Ethiopia and Equatorial Guinea will know their fate this weekend regarding hosting the 2018 CAF African Nations Championship. The Confederation of African Football is set to decide the new hosts of the tournament on Saturday as the three countries tabled bids to replace Kenya as hosts. 

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by Austin Ditlhobolo Monday Oct 02, 2017. 18:00 Football Kenya Federation (FKF) are keen to ensure that the Harambee Stars take part in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals. Kenya were stripped of CHAN hosting rights over a week ago by a CAF executive meeting held in Accra, Ghana. As a result, Kenya has 

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by Phumzile Ngcatshe Monday Oct 02, 2017. 12:30 The latest news regarding the 2018 CAF African Nations Championship tournament is that Morocco and Equatorial Guinea have tabled bids to host the showpiece. The BBC reports that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed that the two countries have submitted bids to host the CHAN 

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Safa president Danny Jordaan by Phumzile Ngcatshe Thursday Sep 28, 2017. 11:30 Despite talks that South Africa could be the hosts of the 2018 CAF African Nations Championship tournament, South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan has a different view. Kenya was set to stage the tournament to be played by local-based players next year, 

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SAFA President, DR Danny Jordaan by Phumzile Ngcatshe Thursday Sep 28, 2017. 09:30 The South African Football Association has ruled out the opportunity to host the upcoming 2018 CAF African Nations Championship tournament. The announcement by SAFA president Danny Jordaan comes after the 2014 CHAN hosts were mentioned as a possible alternative to take over 

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by Graeme Jackson Tuesday Sep 26, 2017. 17:00 Following Kenya’s loss of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), Ghana have emerged as one of the favourites to host the competition. The East African country was stripped of its hosting rights for the continental tournament due to a lack of suitable facilities and concerns over political 

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Former Cameroon captain Rigobert Song by Austin Ditlhobolo Friday Sep 15, 2017. 16:00 Cameroon have started their preparations for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals under coach Rigobert Song. The home-based Indomitable Lions played a friendly match against Equatorial Guinea which they won 2-1 on Sunday. Former Cameroon and Liverpool FC defender Song says 

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by Staff Reporter Friday Sep 08, 2017. 14:00 The Confederation of African Football (CAF) inspection team are set to arrive in Kenya next week. Kenya are scheduled to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals between 12 January and 4 February next year. On Thursday, the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) released the following statement 

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