Were you too busy to catch up with all of the week’s CAF Champions League related stories? Don’t worry. Read our summary of the most interesting stories that made CAFCL news headlines.
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2. CAF coach license suspended
CAF has informed member associations that it has suspended CAF Coach Licensing program due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The African football governing body mentioned that limitations on air travel by African countries makes it impossible to run the program smoothly.
The highest CAF coaching certification is the Pro License, which has only been issued to the most elite coaches in Africa like Pitso Mosimane and Florent Ibenge.
3. Wydad Madondo saga
News came out that, Ugandan striker, Joel Madondo has been suffering at Wydad Casablanca. Reportedly, the youngster is not getting his salary and has had his salary confiscated. Madondo is said to be living on tea and chapati (flour meal) at a hotel in Casablanca.
Funnily, another video surfaced after this came out with Joel Madondo backtracking on the story. Moroccan football commentators questioned this and confirmed that Wydad has had a habit of treating out-of-favour foreign players poorly.
4. Absa end PSL partnership
Absa and PSL announced that the end of the current season will see an end to their sponsorship relationship. South African bank, Absa has been the PSL title sponsor since 2007. This made it the second longest league sponsorship in Africa.
5. Tunisian clubs to get financial support
The Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) revealed that it will give $14,000 to each Tunisia Ligue 1 team ahead of league resumption on 2nd August. FTF will also give money to Ligue 2 sides and those further down the football pyramid, including amateur football teams. They will get a grant for each match until the end of the season.