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Madagascar's Carolus Andriamatsinoro confirms USM Alger exit

Madagascar international Carolus Andriamatsinoro has taken to social media to confirm his exit from Algerian heavyweights USM Alger, having come to the end of his contract.

The 27-year-old joined the Ligue Professionnelle 1 side after leaving Paradou AC in 2012, having previously featured for Academie Ny Antsika in his homeland.

The diminutive international attacker enjoyed great success with L'USMA, winning two Algerian titles, two Algerian Super Cups, one Algerian Cup and the Arabic championship...

Chan 2018 qualification: Madagascar & Mauritius advance

Madagascar and Mauritius moved closer to joining hosts Kenya in next year's African Nations Championship after downing Malawi and Seychelles respectively on Saturday to advance to the second round of qualification.

The two sides have reached the 12-team next stage as they look to represent Southern Africa at the tournament -- which is reserved for players plying their trade in Africa's domestic leagues.

Mauritius advanced 2-1 on aggregate after drawing 1-1 in Saturday's second leg in the Seychelles,...

 By PA Sport

FIFA veteran Issa Hayatou's reign ends as Ahmad wins CAF vote

Issa Hayatou was attempting to win an eighth straight term.

Madagascan football boss Ahmad has ended Issa Hayatou's 29-year reign as Confederation of African Football (CAF) chief with a 34-20 election victory.

Ahmad becomes only CAF's seventh president, as Hayatou was attempting to win an eighth straight term at the CAF congress in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Thursday.

The 70-year-old Cameroonian will now lose his position on FIFA's Council, little more than a year after he served as FIFA's acting president following Sepp Blatter's downfall.


CAF opens disciplinary case against Issa Hayatou critic

Cameroonian Issa Hayatou has been at the helm of African football for 27 years.
Issa Hayatou is seeking an eighth term in office.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- The Confederation of African Football will go ahead with a disciplinary case against southern African football union head Phillip Chiyangwa, an outspoken critic of Issa Hayatou who reportedly described executives as "cowards" and "cronies" for not standing up to the veteran CAF president.

A newcomer to African football politics, Chiyangwa has described himself as the campaign manager for Madagascar FA president Ahmad, who is running against Hayatou in Thursday's CAF presidential...