North Africa

Fifa has appointed a five-man committee to run the Egyptian Football Association after president Hani Abou Rida, along with the other board members, resigned

The Moroccan capital of Rabat has been awarded hosting rights to the first edition of the African Para Games, which will take place next January

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has received the green light for its reshuffling of hosting rights to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) following an agreement struck with Alassane Ouattara,…

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has today (Tuesday) appointed Egypt as the new host of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has reiterated his view that the Qatar 2022 World Cup could feature 48 teams and play matches across the Gulf to accommodate the expanded tournament

Ten days after the Egyptian Football Association confirmed it would not be bidding to replace Cameroon as the host of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, the country has submitted a last-minute pitch to the…

Morocco will not enter the race to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, despite being tipped to stage the event after Cameroon was stripped of the hosting rights due to poor preparations

A potential joint bid by Morocco, Spain and Portugal to host the 2030 World Cup suffered a blow after Uefa president Aleksander Čeferin expressed his opposition to the plan.

Morocco has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Cameroon as the host of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after the west African country was stripped of the hosting rights late last week

Changes to the Fifa host allocation process ought to give Morocco a better chance of hosting the Fifa World Cup than on any of the four previous occasions the country has bid for the tournament. Ben Cronin visits four of the host cities within the proposed bid to assess the strengths and weaknesses of its candidacy. 

Kevin Roberts travelled to Marrakech for the FIH (International Hockey Federation) Congress.

The race to host the 2030 World Cup is heating up, with a joint bid between Spain, Portugal and Morocco in the pipeline

Fresh from the country’s failed attempt to host the 2026 Fifa World Cup, Morocco is plotting to join forces with Spain and Portugal to launch a bid for the 2030 edition, according to Moroccan news outlet A…

The International Judo Federation (IJF) has opted to suspend scheduled events in Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over the treatment of Israeli athletes in both countries

The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has confirmed that this year’s Spanish Supercopa will be staged in the Moroccan city of Tangier.

The Egyptian government has announced that the country will bid to host the 2030 Fifa World Cup and the 2032 summer Olympic Games

The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) is hoping to secure approval from Fifa, the sport’s global governing body, to play its Spanish Supercopa in the Moroccan city of Tangier.

The Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) has said it is open to the prospect of a joint bid with Algeria and Morocco for the 2030 Fifa World Cup.

The Algerian government has confirmed that a potential joint bid for the 2030 Fifa World Cup is being discussed between itself, Morocco and Tunisia.

Morocco will pursue a sixth bid for the Fifa World Cup after King Mohammed VI instructed officials in the North African country to target the 2030 edition of the national team football tournament.

Morocco has committed to building a host of new football stadia despite having failed in its bid to host the 2026 edition of the Fifa World Cup national team tournament.

The joint bid comprising the United States, Canada and Mexico has today (Wednesday) secured hosting rights to the 2026 Fifa World Cup.

Morocco 2026 has sought to cast doubt over the revenue projection claims of rival Fifa World Cup bidder United 2026 ahead of tomorrow’s (Wednesday’s) vote to decide the destination of the national team football tournament.

World football’s governing body Fifa has cleared the way for a contest later this month to decide the host of its 2026 World Cup, but its Bid Evaluation Task Force has spelled out the “high risk” posed by Morocco’s plans for the national team tournament when compared to the vision of United 2026.

The committees behind the two bids to stage the 2026 Fifa World Cup will meet with inspectors from football’s global governing body tomorrow (Wednesday) ahead of the June 13 vote to determine the host of the national team tournament.

The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) has written a letter of complaint to Fifa, the sport’s global governing body, over the eligibility of US territories being able to vote on who should host the 2026 World Cup.

World football’s governing body Fifa has rejected the latest complaint from Morocco over the bidding process for the 2026 World Cup, while rival bidder United 2026 has sought to counter claims that it is receiving preferential treatment.

US President Donald Trump has issued another thinly veiled threat to countries that would oppose the United 2026 Fifa World Cup bid led by the United States.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has said that its secretary general, Fatma Samoura, has been cleared in an ethics case linked to Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

Fatma Samoura, Fifa’s secretary general, has been reported to the ethics committee of football’s global governing body after allegations emerged of alleged breaches relating to “duty of disclosure, co-operation and reporting” and “conflicts of interest”, according to UK public-service broadcaster the BBC.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, will carry out an unexpected second inspection of Morocco as part of the bidding process for the 2026 Fifa World Cup.

World football’s governing body Fifa has said its inspections of the bids put forward by United 2026 and Morocco 2026 for the World Cup will commence next week in Mexico City.

Morocco 2026 has courted controversy after a second government of a Caribbean nation declared its support for the North African country’s bid for the Fifa World Cup.

Fifa has insisted that its bidding procedure for the 2026 World Cup has been designed to avoid costly ‘white elephants’ in host countries after Morocco, one of the two candidates for the tournament, questioned the process.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has moved to defend its bidding process for the 2026 World Cup after the chairman of Morocco’s proposal questioned the impartiality of the organsiation’s president, Gianni Infantino.