Doha 2019: Sports Minister urges Ghanaian Athletes to make nation proud

Ghana’s Minister for Youth and Sports, Isaac Kwame Asiamah has urged the Ghanaian athletes participating in the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Championship being held in Doha to go and make the nation proud. With the World Championship starting on Friday, September 27, the Sports Minister has sent his goodwill message to theContinue reading “Doha 2019: Sports Minister urges Ghanaian Athletes to make nation proud”

Ethiopia held by Lesotho at home

Lesotho were too good for dominant Ethiopia in their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 preliminary round qualifier first leg tie played in a packed Bahir Dar National Stadium as the Crocodiles hold the Waliyas to a goalless draw.  Ethiopia’s winless streak in the World Cup qualifier encounter soar to four games as Lesotho went back with a convincing result in what was Coach Thabo Senong’s first atContinue reading “Ethiopia held by Lesotho at home”

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 playingContinue reading “August’s African football news in brief”

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 hasContinue reading “50 Greatest African Football Players of All Time”

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 WorldContinue reading “Nigeria U20 announce squad for 2019 All African Games”

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 nettingContinue reading “Kargbo scores in three-straight wins for Berliner AK 07 in Germany”

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. ItContinue reading “Malajila Pens Deal With New Club Ahead Of Chiefs Clash”

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 topContinue 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 NationsContinue reading “Africa Cup of Nations Statistics after the Group Stage”

Africa Cup of Nations: What to look out for on day seven in Egypt

Nigeria became the first team to qualify for the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday while hosts Egypt joined them with a 2-0 win over DR Congo later in the day Kenneth Omeruo scored the only goal as three-time winners Nigeria beat Guinea before Mohamed Salah made one and scored one as theContinue reading “Africa Cup of Nations: What to look out for on day seven in Egypt”