Football

August’s African football news in brief

African football stories in short for August including some of the transfers as new seasons begin around the world. Tuesday 13 August: Gabon international Lloyd Palun has returned to France to join Guingamp on a two-year deal as a free agent subject to medical tests. The 30-year-old defender spent the last two seasons in Belgium playing for top-flight side Cercle Brugge featuring in 46 league matches … Continue reading August’s African football news in brief

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50 Greatest African Football Players of All Time

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations came to a close on Friday, as Algeria prevailed over Senegal with a 1-0 victory, so now seems like a perfect opportunity to reflect on some of the greats of African football. ​ From George Weah to Mohamed Salah, this is a list celebrating the very best the continent has has had to offer the world. Here are the 50 … Continue reading 50 Greatest African Football Players of All Time

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Nigeria U20 announce squad for 2019 All African Games

Coach Paul Aigbogun has picked a team of 18 players for the men’s football event at Africa’s multi-sport gathering Nigeria have announced an 18-man squad for the 2019 All African Games men’s football event billed for Morocco. Coach Paul Aigbogun kept faith with the majority of the players who were part of the 2019 Fifa U20 World Cup Poland build-up. The Flying Eagles had been training in Abuja for … Continue reading Nigeria U20 announce squad for 2019 All African Games

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Kargbo scores in three-straight wins for Berliner AK 07 in Germany

Abu Bakar Kargbo scored his fourth goal in three consecutive appearances as Berliner AK 07 overcome VfB Germania Halberstadt 2-1 on Saturday. The Sierra Leonean native has started where he left off last season with an impressive goal-scoring form. His German Regionaliga side opened their 2019 campaign with an impressive 4-2 victory with Kargbo netting a brace against Bischofswerdaer FV 08. The striker, who was … Continue reading Kargbo scores in three-straight wins for Berliner AK 07 in Germany

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Malajila Pens Deal With New Club Ahead Of Chiefs Clash

Cuthbert Malajila has signed with a new club with a view of getting his career back on track this season, after parting ways with Mamelodi Sundowns.  Following his exit from Sundowns on expiry of his contract at the end of last season, Malajila surfaced at Black Leopards, where he spent over a week training. It has been confirmed to the Siya crew by the player’s … Continue reading Malajila Pens Deal With New Club Ahead Of Chiefs Clash

Basketball

Youth Afrobasket: Mali crowned FIBA U-16 Champions

The Mali U-16 women’s basketball team have qualified for the World U17 Championships next year after winning the FIBA U-16 Women African Championship title on Saturday night at the Amahoro Indoor Stadium. Mali beat Egypt in the final game 84-48 to win their sixth FIBA U16 Women’s African Championship title. By finishing as the top two teams, Mali and Egypt secured tickets to the FIBA … Continue reading Youth Afrobasket: Mali crowned FIBA U-16 Champions

Africa Cup of Nations Statistics after the Group Stage

A total of 68 goals have been scored from the 36 matches of the group stage, an average of 1.9 goals per match Four teams are yet to concede – Algeria, Morocco, Egypt and Cameroon A historic moment in African football. Madagascar are the first debutants at the finals at the Africa Cup of Nations to qualify for the knockout stages since Cape Verde in … Continue reading Africa Cup of Nations Statistics after the Group Stage