10 August 2022


Nigerian clubs out of luck in CAF Champions League draws (1)
09/08/2022 - 19:24 Johannesburg (AFP) - Hopes of Nigerian clubs making an impact in the CAF Champions League this season were dealt a double blow when the draws for the preliminary and last-32 rounds were made in Cairo on Tuesday. Domestic champions Rivers United were paired with Liberian outfit Watanga and, if they progress, will face title-holders Wydad Casablanca of Morocco for a place in the group stage.
Berkane Set To Face Nigerian Club In Quest For Third CAF Cup Title (1)
Faizan Hashmi Published August 10, 2022 | 12:50 AM Johannesburg, Aug 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Aug, 2022 ) :Moroccan club Renaissance Berkane will launch their bid for a record- equalling third CAF Confederation Cup title against Kwara United of Nigeria or AS Douanes of Niger. The draw for the preliminary and last-32 rounds in Cairo on Tuesday pitted Kwara against Douanes during September with the winners advancing to confront Berkane in October.
New residence permits in EU rose to approach pre-pandemic levels in 2021 (1)
ReutersLast Updated: Aug 09, 2022, 09:17 PM IST Share Synopsis Despite the continuing pandemic, the number of first residence permits issued in the EU to non-EU citizens jumped 31% to 2,952,300 in 2021 from a year earlier, just a touch below the 2,955,300 such permits issued in 2019. iStock Related What is an EU Blue Card?
Africa's Mishmash of Regional Blocs Doesn't Add Enough Value (1)
9 August 2022 Institute for Security Studies (Tshwane/Pretoria) analysis By Liesl Louw- Vaudran Many countries have joined more than one organisation, which divides loyalties and constrains capacity and cohesion. Africa's regional groups should form the building blocks of an integrated African Union (AU).
Kwara United to face AS Douanes of Niger in CAF Confederations Cup (1)
By Tunde Akanbi, Ilorin On Aug 9, 2022 Kwaas United Football Club has been drawn to play AS Douanes of Niger Republic in the preliminary rounds of the 2022/2023 TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup Championship, and the winner of that fixture will face the defending champions, RS Berkane of Morocco. This comes after the Confederations of African Football (CAF) conducted the draws on Tuesday afternoon in Cairo, Egypt.
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