CAF says media should be free to report football matches



The Confederation of African Football (CAF) says there is the need media to to report matches on the continent without fear or favour.

Alexandre Siewe, CAF’s Director of Communications, in a said football authorities on the continent must therefore appropriate actions to ensure the of the media.

“CAF reaffirms the of the media to report on matches without fear or favour.

“There must respect media working areas, as well as the protection of journalists covering matches,” he said.

The CAF official stated that the Confederation noted an incident which took place on during the Ghana Premier League fixture between Asante Kotoko and Karela United.

During the match, supporters entered the media working area and got involved in a physical scuffle with a media representative, Andy Abraham Mantey.

“CAF condemns the incident and calls for respect of media working areas and also protection of journalists covering matches.

“We want the local authorities to appropriate actions,” he said.(NAN)