CAF President confirms that the African Super League will be launched in August 2022 and will start in August 2023 with a prize pool of $100 million.
The TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 has been moved from June/July 2023 to January 2024 due to rainy weather conditions in June/July
The TotalEnergies Champions League final will take place over two legs
CAF President Dr. Patrice Motsepe today announced that the Executive Committee has decided that the African Super League will start in August 2023 and launch in Tanzania in August 2022.
Details, including the official name, will be revealed at the launch event.
The competition will breathe new life into African club competition. The winners and participants of the first African Super League will receive significant prizes and tournament proceeds will include substantial solidarity payments to CAF’s 54 member associations.
At last year’s Extraordinary General Assembly in Egypt, the 54 Member Associations voted unanimously to launch the competition and gave a mandate to the President and the Executive Committee to lead the implementation of the competition.
Dr Motsepe said: “The decision has now been taken to implement the CAF Super League. It will start in August 2023 and we will launch it during the 44th Ordinary Assembly of CAF in Tanzania on August 10. We have been inundated with investors and sponsors, who are eager to partner us with the CAF Super League. He has enormous potential to dramatically elevate African football and make it even more powerful.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino attended the CAF Executive Committee today and Dr Motsepe thanked the FIFA President for his support in establishing the African Super League.
“We will be engaging with stakeholders over the next few weeks to discuss the mechanics of the tournament and will publish more details shortly. A significant portion of CAF Super League money will be reinvested in African football and a portion part of the process is to give $1 million each year to each of CAF’s 54 member associations as a contribution to football and youth development We also want to seek to increase the prize money for the Men’s Champions Leagues and of CAF,” said Dr Motsepe.
TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 postponed to January and February 2024
CAF President announced today that the Executive Committee has decided that the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations in Côte d’Ivoire will be postponed to January and February 2024.
Originally scheduled for June 23 to July 23, 2023, Dr Motsepe said the postponement was a direct and unique result of adverse weather conditions in the country and after also receiving additional technical advice from experts on the adverse effects of the organization of matches during this period. .
June and July are the rainy seasons in Côte d’Ivoire.
TotalEnergies CAF Champions League Final
The CAF President has announced that in future, the CAF TotalEnergies Champions League Final will now be played over two legs.
2022 TotalEnergies CAF Super Cup Final
As the two clubs currently holding the title of the TotalEnergies Champions League (Wydad AC) and the TotalEnergies Confederation Cup (RS Berkane) are both from the same country, Morocco, the Executive Committee has approved the recommendation of the Interclubs Committee of CAF to play in the Final TotalEnergies Cup of the 2022 CAF Super Cup in Morocco.
TotalEnergies Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations 2024
CAF has received two bids from Egypt and Morocco for the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations 2024. The Executive Committee has decided to grant Egypt the right to host the Africa Cup of Nations of Beach Soccer 2024.
TotalEnergies African Nations Championship Algeria 2022
The Executive Committee took note of the report of the Inspection Delegation team led by Vice President Seido Mbombo Njoya and Executive Member Moses Magogo on Algeria’s state of preparedness.
The Executive Committee has confirmed that the opening match of TotalEnergies CHAN is from January 13 to February 04, 2023
TotalEnergies Women’s Champions League 2022 host country
CAF had twice opened the bid process for the 2022 TotalEnergies Women’s Champions League, and only the Royal Moroccan Football Federation submitted a bid.
The Executive Committee therefore decided to award the competition to Morocco as the sole bidder.