(WFI) Madagascar FA chief Ahmad ends Hayatou’s 29-year reign as CAF president. Gerard Farek reports.
May 5 – The Confederation of African Football bans Gambia from all competitions for two years for age-cheating.
(WFI) The Confederation of African Football has appointed a five-man panel to evaluate bids for the 2019 and 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb. 20 – As Michel Platini considers a bid for the FIFA presidency, the Confederation African Football and UEFA today signed a Memorandum of Understanding “for mutual co-operation towards the development of the game”. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Dec. 12 – INSIDER rounds up the global football business news and previews the week ahead.
Oct. 17 – INSIDER editor Mark Bisson rounds up the latest global football business news and previews the week ahead.
May 26 – INSIDER understands that Australia’s sports minister Mark Arbib is closely watching developments at FIFA following calls in some quarters for a re-vote for the 2022 World Cup if bribery allegations against Qatar are proven. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 19 – Sepp Blatter confirms the whistleblower who claims $1.5 million bribes were paid to two Ex-Co members by Qatar will be interviewed by FIFA. He also refuses to rule out re-running the vote for the 2022 tournament. INSIDER understands the whistleblower is a former media officer with the Qatar bid. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson and James Corbett report.
May 12 – FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam denies the organisation is corrupt following fresh bribery allegations and attacks Sepp Blatter for donating $20m to Interpol without FIFA executive’s backing… Oceania Football Confederation agreed today to support Blatter’s candidacy. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports
March 21 – INSIDER editor Mark Bisson rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.