June 17 – Three African football associations face FIFA disciplinary proceedings after allegedly fielding ineligible players in qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup… World Cup qualifying news from Asia and CONCACAF also inside. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
31/12/10 A separatist militant will serve 24 years in jail for his role in the deadly attack on a bus carrying Togo’s football team during the Africa Cup of Nations in Angola… The 23-man squads are finalised for countries taking part in the AFC Asian Cup in Qatar… Australia will get its consolation prize next week after losing out on the 2022 World Cup. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
8/10/2010 As the second round of qualifiers for the 2012 African Cup of Nations prepares to get under way this weekend, Togo and Zambia could become the latest nations on the continent to be banned by FIFA over government interference.
15/9/2010 FIFA probes allegations that a “completely fake” Togo team played a friendly against Bahrain last week… Major League Soccer lengthens 2011 season ahead of a two-team expansion.
Lausanne, 7 May 2010 – In the procedure initiated by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the Togo Football Federation (TFF) and the African Football Confederation (CAF) have reached the following settlement: The CAF President has accepted to ask the CAF Executive Committee at its meeting of 15 May 2010 to lift the sanctions
24/2/2010 African Football Confederation executive reiterates its “total confidence” in president Issa Hayatou, pictured, and condemns Togolese authorities… Fierce rivals Algeria and Morocco meet in qualifying for 2012 tournament in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.
1/2/2010 World Football Insider rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today. Emmanuel Adebayor says Togo ban from the next two Africa Cup of Nations is “outrageous”… Australia World Cup bid still in contention for 2018… UEFA cracks down on corruption…
11/1/2010 World Football Insider rounds up the 10 things you should know about the global football business today. WFI editor Mark Bisson reports.
9/1/2010 Togo withdraw from the tournament after the machine-gun attack on their team bus which claimed three lives, as the Angolan government increases security for the competition starting Sunday.