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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 Sport on September 14 in the first leg of the 32nd … Continue reading Al Ahly flies to Guinea for Kano Sport match

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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 at the helm. The homers started on the right foot as … Continue reading Ethiopia held by Lesotho at home

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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 than 30 African countries, it has been a launching pad for … Continue reading Adelaide’s African-Australian women are fighting barriers stopping them playing football

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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 widely linked with a return to Spanish football, having previously played … Continue reading Carlos Kameni: Veteran Cameroon goalkeeper leaves Fenerbahce

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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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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