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Msimamo wa makundi ya AFCON 2023/2024, CAF is the governing body of African football and was founded in 1957. The founding members are Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and South Africa. With a membership of 54 Member Associations, the secretariat is based in Egypt.
At the FIFA Congress in 1954 held in Berne, Switzerland, it was voted to recognize Africa as a Confederation. This gave the continent the right to appoint its first representative to the FIFA Executive Committee and the member was Abdel Aziz Abdallah Salem of Egypt.
Msimamo wa makundi ya AFCON 2023/2024
Nigeria landed a major blow in the race for TotalEnergies CAF AFCON knockout qualification by defeating hosts Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 in Thursday’s titanic Group A clash.
In front of a packed Stade Alassane Ouattara in Abidjan, the two African heavyweights served up a pulsating contest. The Ivorian fans were silenced when William Troost-Ekong converted a 54th-minute penalty after Victor Osimhen was fouled.
Despite relentless roars of support, the Elephants could not find an equaliser as the Super Eagles held on for a famous victory. Nigeria managed the closing stages expertly to condemn the stunned Elephants to their first defeat.
The Super Eagles stood tall in the face of intense Ivorian pressure to land a psychological blow on one of Africa’s proudest footballing nations. The 1-0 triumph lifts Nigeria level on four points with surprise package Equatorial Guinea at the Group A summit.