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CHAN 2020 Dates Result In Overhaul Of African Club Competition Fixtures

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CHAN 2020 Dates Result In Overhaul Of African Club Competition Fixtures

The decision to host the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon in April next year has meant a complete overhaul of fixtures for the continent’s top two club competitions on what is now an even more squeezed schedule for African football in 2020.

The group phase of both the African champions league and African Confederation Cup will now be squashed into just two months.  It is expected to also have a major impact on domestic leagues.

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Since no club competition matches can be played at the same time as the CHAN finals, a new calendar for both the champions league and confederation cup has had to be drawn up.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has decided last week at its executive committee meeting in Cairo, that CHAN 2020 – the African Nations Championship, for locally-based players – would take place from April the fourth to the twenty-fifth.

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By the time the CHAN 2020 tournament starts, the two club competitions will be reduced to their last four competitors.

CAF are introducing a single final at a neutral venue for the first time for both competitions.

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The Confederation Cup final is on may the 24th and the champions league final at the end of May.  Venues are yet to be settled.

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NFF Appoints Ogba As NNL New Chairman

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NFF Appoints Ogba As NNL New Chairman

Nigeria Football Federation has appointed chairman, senate committee on sports and Ebonyi State Football Association, senator Obinna Ogba as the new chairman of the second tier Nigeria.

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Ogba is expected to work alongside the independent members of the Nigeria National League board with the newly appointed Chief Operating Officer COO Emmanuel Adesanya.

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Mike Tyson’s Exhibition Bout With Roy Jones Jr. Postponed To November

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Mike Tyson's Exhibition Bout With Roy Jones Jr. Postponed To November

Boxing great Mike Tyson’s attempted comeback against Roy Jones Junior has been postponed.

Both fighters, in their 50s, were scheduled to meet in an exhibition bout next month, but that has now been pushed to November.

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California state athletics commission says both fighters will have to take all required medical tests for fighters over 40, as well as California State Athletics Commission’s emergency regulations that have been put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Liverpool Have £10m Offer For Norwich Left-Back Jamal Lewis Rejected

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Liverpool Have £10m Offer For Norwich Left-Back Jamal Lewis Rejected

England club Norwich has rejected a ten million pounds bid for left back Jamal Lewis’s transfer to Liverpool.

Norwich say they are unhappy with Liverpool’s conduct in their pursuit of Lewis. They consider the offer derisory.

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Despite relegation from the premier league, Norwich says there is no pressure to sell Lewis.

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