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”

Al Ahly flies to Guinea for Kano Sport match

CAIRO –11 September 2019: Al Ahly’s first football team flied to Equatorial Guinea on Wednesday, in preparation for the September 14th African Cup of Nations match against Guinea’s Kano Sport. Al Ahly’s football team continued their daily training at Tetch stadium, in preparation for Equatorial Guinea’s trip, during which Al Ahly will face Kano SportContinue reading “Al Ahly flies to Guinea for Kano Sport match”

Jr. NBA Programs in Morocco, Rwanda Launch Today

The transformative power of basketball and the NBA’s mission to internationalize the sport and use it as a tool to boost third-world communities is on full display in the league’s new multi-year partnership.   The OCP Group (OCP)  a world-leader in the phosphate industry, and the NBA have joined together on a mission to expand Jr. NBA programs,Continue reading “Jr. NBA Programs in Morocco, Rwanda Launch Today”

Adelaide’s African-Australian women are fighting barriers stopping them playing football

Football is at the heart of many African-Australian communities and increasingly young women are joining the sport. But it has taken hard work, on and off the pitch. Every year for the last five years, the African Nations Cup has been a highlight of Adelaide’s sporting calendar. Drawing players from the diaspora of more thanContinue reading “Adelaide’s African-Australian women are fighting barriers stopping them playing football”

Carlos Kameni: Veteran Cameroon goalkeeper leaves Fenerbahce

Veteran Cameroon goalkeeper Idriss Carlos Kameni has left Turkish giants Fenerbahce. The 35-year-old joined Fenerbahce in July 2017, with a lack of opportunity resulting in just 14 appearances for the Istanbul outfit. With a year left on his deal, he has had his contract with the 19-time Turkish champions terminated by mutual consent. Kameni has been widelyContinue reading “Carlos Kameni: Veteran Cameroon goalkeeper leaves Fenerbahce”

Emmanuel Adebayor moves to Turkey’s Kayserispor

Togo’s Emmanuel Adebayor has joined Turkish club Kayserispor on a one-year deal. The former Arsenal, Manchester City and Tottenham striker, 35, had been a free agent since leaving rivals Istanbul Basaksehir in the summer. “This is a league I know very well and I feel happy to be here,” said Adebayor, who scored 28 goalsContinue reading “Emmanuel Adebayor moves to Turkey’s Kayserispor”

Women’s Rugby World Cup African Qualifiers: Uganda Draws 15-15 With Madagascar

Uganda woman rugby team played against the Makis of Madagascar during the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Cup, on Saturday, a qualifier for the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup. In an evenly matched  game, the Lady Cranes and Madagascar played to a 15-15 stalemate. The Makis got off to a bright start against the Lady Cranes,Continue reading “Women’s Rugby World Cup African Qualifiers: Uganda Draws 15-15 With Madagascar”

CECAFA U15: Uganda easily defeated Ethiopia 3-0

Uganda national team of U-15 kicked off their CECAFA championship with 3 points won after beating Ethiopia 3-0 in the opening group B game played on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Asmara International stadium, Eritrea. Uganda Young Cranes Winger Devis Ogwal scored the opening goal for Uganda to set an early lead, after nodding aContinue reading “CECAFA U15: Uganda easily defeated Ethiopia 3-0”

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”