Nov. 3 – Tokyo Sexwale tells INSIDER he is getting “traction” in his FIFA presidential campaign – but squanders a major opportunity to press home his credentials to replace Sepp Blatter. Mark Bisson reports from Securing Sport in New York.
Oct. 29 – Acting FIFA president and African football chief Issa Hayatou has dealt a blow to Tokyo Sexwale’s hopes of securing CAF support for his campaign. Mark Bisson reports.
Oct. 8 – Head of African football steps up to replace suspended Sepp Blatter but confirms he will not be a candidate for the presidency… Hayatou is no stranger to scandal. Mark Bisson reports.
Zurich, 28 May 2015 – The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) opposes any postponement of the 65th FIFA Congress and the election for the presidency scheduled for 29 May 2015 in Zurich. At the confederation meeting held on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 in Zurich, CAF reiterated its support for the candidacy of incumbent Joseph Sepp
April 9 – Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein tells INSIDER he doesn’t believe Sepp Blatter has a stranglehold of support on any continent. Mark Bisson spoke with him about his campaign.
April 8 – The west African country beats out competition from Ghana and Algeria to secure hosting rights to the tournament’s 31st edition.
April 7 – The quest by three candidates to oust Sepp Blatter just got a little harder. African football chief Issa Hayatou today said CAF federations are right behind the 79-year-old’s bid for a fifth term as FIFA president. Mark Bisson reports.
Le Tribunal Arbitral du Sport (TAS) a enregistré un appel déposé par la Fédération Royale Marocaine de Football (FRMF) contre les sanctions que lui a infligé la Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) suite à la décision de la FRMF de ne pas organiser l’édition 2015 de la Coupe d’Afrique des Nations (CAN) en raison de l’épidémie du virus Ebola.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered an appeal filed by the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) against the sanctions which were imposed on it by the African Football Confederation (CAF) following the decision of the FRMF not to organise the 2015 edition of the African Cup of Nations due to the Ebola virus epidemic.
Feb. 9 – Government postpones Egyptian Premier League after at least 30 fans were killed in football violence at a Cairo stadium on Sunday. Mark Bisson reports.