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Angolan Supporters Angolan football supporters and the Palancas Negras (The Black Antelopes) have succeeded in the placing the name of Angola on the football map since 1982. Since their apperance in the World Cup (Germany 2006) Angola is gradually emerging as a promising side.
Nigerian Football Team Football fans will not forget nostalic memories of Nigeria's glorious days when the Eagles boasted of the mesmorising talent of Austin Jayjay Okocha and the defence barrier provided by Sunday Oliseh Rashidi Yekini as the scoring machine upfront.
Egyptian Football Team The pharaoh of Egypt, the African cup holder are the most successful team (6 titles) that the continental competition has ever recorded. Regrettably Pharaohs' failed to qualify for South Africa 2010. This lack of form questione their readiness.
Ghanian Fans Ghanaian football fans are the fact that Black stars have given a good account of themselves in matches. Stars have been enjoying massive support from fans. By all account, the soccer fever sweeping the nation surpasses even the heydays of Ghanaian football.
Cameroun Football Team Cameroun emerges as a football force in Africa and has been able to set a number of records at the World Cup. The Indomitable Lions particpated in the World Cup 5 times (1982, 1990, 1994, 1998 and 2002); and first African team to reach the quarter finals.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) organized a Referees Instructors' Evaluation Course from April 25 – April 30 in Cairo , Egypt .

The five-day course was to evaluate and improve on the knowledge of Referee Instructors of affiliated National Associations. Vice President of the CAF Referees Committee, Badara Sene commended the CAF President Issa Hayatou for endorsing the technical and professional event with the aim of improving the standard of refereeing on the continent. He said the Instructors serve a catalyst function in the disseminating on information to the grassroots level, hence the need to evaluate, assess and improve on their knowledge in line with the increasing modernization of the game.
CAF Refereeing Manager, Bester Kalombo outlined that the objective of the course was to assess the Instructors of the various National Associations, who have been trained between 2004 and 2008 through the regional and zonal courses. The course also served an opportunity to bring together Referee Instructors to assess the impact of the several courses and establish uniformity in the knowledge acquired as well as upgrade some of them to CAF Instructors to replace ageing members on the CAF panel.
A senior CAF Instructor Ian McLeod observed that the five-day event was to evaluate instructors and also teach them new methods that have come up in line with modern trends. He noted that the course also provided an avenue for the various Referee Instructors to share and exchange ideas in their quest to push refereeing in African to an appreciable standard.
Catherine Adipo, a participant from Uganda said the course has improved on her knowledge of refereeing and will pass on the new things learnt to her compatriots back home. She added she had gained much experience and now understood the difference between reckless and carelessness in refereeing. She promised to pass the information to her colleagues at home for them to improve on their performance.

Fifty-two (52) participants took part in the course including nine females

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