Wednesday, May 22, 2024

U20 Women’s World Cup: Nigeria beaten in last eight by the Netherlands

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Nigeria were knocked out of the Under-20 Women's World Cup by the Netherlands on Sunday to end African involvement in the tournament in Costa...

Commonwealth Games: Cameroon, Namibia and South Africa shine on day 6

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Cameroon won Wednesday its very first medal in the XXII Commonwealth Games. Weightlifter Junior Periclex Ngadja Nyabeyeu was in tears after claiming Cameroon’s first gold medal...

Afcon 2023: September’s qualifiers moved to allow pre-World Cup friendlies

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September's 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers have been postponed to allow the continent's five World Cup-bound teams to prepare for the tournament in...

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan breaks 100m hurdles world record with time of 12.12 seconds

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Tobi Amusan broke the 100m hurdles world record with a stunning semi-final time of 12.12 seconds - before taking gold at the World Athletics...

Senegalese react to Sadio Mane’s Player of the Year award

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After an exceptional season, the writing was on the wall that Sadio Mané was going to win the African Player of the Year award,...

Sadio Mane awarded African player of the year

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Senegalese striker Sadio Mane has been awarded the best African player of the year. The women's category went to the Nigerian Asisat Oshoala. Mane becomes the...

African champions Nigeria reach ninth consecutive Women’s World Cup

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Reigning African champions Nigeria qualified for a ninth Women's World Cup in a row when beating Cameroon 1-0 in the quarter-finals of the Women's...

Mo Farah reveals he was illegally trafficked from Djibouti as a child

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Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has disclosed he was brought into Britain illegally from Djibouti under the name of another child. “The truth is I’m...

Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur on to Wimbledon final, becomes first African woman to reach major...

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Ons Jabeur advanced to her first Grand Slam final by beating Tatjana Maria 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 on Centre Court at Wimbledon in a victory...

Sierra Leone FA to investigate 95-0 and 91-1 wins in second-tier matches

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The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) is investigating the outcome of two matches that produced an unbelievable total of 187 goals. The two second-tier games...

Ivory Coast: 2023 Afcon postponed to 2024 over weather concerns

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The 34th edition of AFCON initially scheduled for June to July next year in Ivory Coast, will finally take place between January and February...

Football star Edouard Mendy invests in educational video game for kids

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A lucky bunch of 50 schoolchildren from Drancy, in the northern Parisian suburbs, was able to spend some time with the international football player,...

Ghana seal emphatic win over Madagascar in 2023 AFCON qualifier

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Ghana got their 2023 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign underway in style when beating Madagascar 3-0 in Cape Coast on Wednesday night. AS...

Kurt Zouma spared jail for kicking pet cat in viral Snapchat video

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Premier League footballer Kurt Zouma has been ordered to carry out 180 hours’ community service and banned from keeping cats for five years after...

Ghana FA retains Otto Addo as Black Stars until December

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Ghana Football Association has retained Otoo Addo as head coach of the Black stars while Chris Hughton will continue as a technical advisor until...

Qatar hosts security conference ahead of World Cup

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Qatar launched Sunday a two-day security conference ahead of the World Cup.  The "Last Mile" conference welcomes security representatives of each qualified nation and other...

Ghana match-fixing: Ashanti Gold and Inter Allies players and officials sanctioned

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Ashanti Gold and Inter Allies have been relegated to the third tier of Ghanaian football, with players and officials of both clubs also sanctioned...

Elton Jantjies: World Cup-winning South Africa fly-half arrested at airport in Johannesburg

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Rugby World Cup-winning South Africa fly-half Elton Jantjies was arrested at an airport in Johannesburg on Sunday for allegedly causing "malicious damage to property"...

CAF Champions league: Al Ahly set up final against Wydad

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Al Ahly will play their third consecutive Champions League final after they confirmed their place by  eliminating Setif on Saturday night. The Pitso Mosimane's Red...

FIFA rejects Algeria’s appeal against Cameroon

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The world football body, FIFA, has rejected Algeria's appeal against the World Cup qualifying play-off against Cameroon. The announcement was made on Saturday by the...