Africa Cup of Nations

Banned Zimbabwe striker Nyasha Mushekwi set for 2019 Afcon qualifier

The 30-year-old Dalian Lifang forward was banned by Zifa from playing for the Warriors together with three other senior players last year<p>In-form Zimbabwean striker Nyasha Mushekwi is expected to be included in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier squad to be named on Wednesday.<p>Group G …

Soccer

FIFA gives Nigeria and Ghana final deadlines to avoid bans

ZURICH (AP) FIFA has given Nigeria and Ghana final deadlines to avoid international suspensions because of outside interference in their soccer …

Soccer

FIFA Threatens Nigeria and Ghana To Fulfill Ultimatums or Be Banned from Global Football

Nigeria and Ghana football associations face being banned by <b>FIFA</b> if they do not abide by issued ultimatums, <i>BBC Sport</i> reports.<p>Both countries are …

Africa

Lee Cattermole was parked in Trent Vale with a pizza

It is coming up to five years since Lee Cattermole was parked up down the road from Stoke City’s training ground on deadline day while the rest of …

Soccer

Injured Victor Wanyama makes Kenya squad to face Ghana in Afcon qualifier

Macdonald Mariga has also been named in the provisional squad as well as striker Masoud Juma, formerly of Cape Town City<p>Injured Victor Wanyama is …

Soccer

ISL: Mumbai City FC set to appoint Jorge Costa as head coach

The former Portuguese international is expected to succeed Alexandre Guimaraes in the Islanders' hot seat...<p>Indian Super League (ISL) outfit Mumbai City FC are expected to appoint former Portuguese international Jorge Costa as their head coach for the upcoming season, <b>Goal</b> can confirm.<p>The …

Soccer

Caf stamps final approval on Cameroon as 2019 Afcon hosts

Alternative hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) were already being touted as either South Africa or Morocco<p>The Confederation of African Football (Caf) have put the seal of approval on Cameroon’s 2019 Afcon hosting rights, saying the tournament will not be taken away from the central …

Africa

Samuel Eto'o: Cameroon will be ready to stage 2019 African Nations Cup

Cameroon will be ready to stage the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) next year, Samuel Eto'o has told RFI.<p>Suggestions that Cameroon would not be …

Africa

Safa president Jordaan assessing Cameroon's readiness to host Afcon 2019

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon - SA Football Association president Danny Jordaan is in Cameroon evaluating the state of the country’s readiness to host next …

South Africa

Mido and Egypt fail to reach agreement to be Javier Aguirre's assistant

The former Tottenham and Egypt international forward’s last job was at Egyptian Premier League side Wadi Degla last year<p>The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) and Mido have failed to reach an agreement over the possibility of roping in the former international striker into new manager Javier …

Soccer

Nigeria U17 thrash Dakinda in friendly for Afcon qualifiers

Manu Garba’s side stepped up their preparations for next month’s qualifiers with another warm-up victory in Abuja.<p>Nigeria U17 team hammered Dakinda …

Soccer

Algerian striker Bounedjah scores seven goals in Qatar game

The 26-year-old Algeria international forward has scored a sensational 10 goals in two Qatar Stars League matches<p>Baghdad Bounedjah struck a terrific seven goals to fire Qatari giants Al Sadd to a 10-1 routing of Al Arabi in their second successive emphatic victory on Sunday night.<p>It was an …

Soccer

Benin 1-1 Ghana (Agg: 2-4) Black Satellites through to U-20 Afcon

Ghana will be back at the next Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations after sealing qualification with a 1-1 away draw against Benin on Sunday.<p>The Black …

Africa

Cameroon announces Dutch legend Seedorf as head coach

<b>Dutch football legend, Clarence Seedorf, has been officially unveiled as Cameroon’s head coach after arriving in the capital city of Yaoundé</b> …

Physical Education

Veteran forward Emmanuel Adebayor headlines Togo squad for Afcon qualifier against Benin

Veteran striker Emmanuel Adebayor is still in Togo coach Claude Le Roy’s plans after being included in the squad for next month’s Afcon qualifier …

Soccer

Prejuce Nakoulma: Burkina Faso striker leaves Nantes

<b>Nantes have confirmed that veteran Burkina Faso striker Prejuce Nakoulma has had his contract terminated by the French Ligue 1 club.</b><p>The 31-year-old joined Nantes in January 2017, with injury and a lack of opportunity resulting in nine goals in 29 appearances.<p>"The club wish Préjuce Nakoulma all the …

Soccer

FKF seek answers from Caf over suspension of three Kenyan players in Tanzania

Football Kenya Federation has refuted CAF’s decision to debar three Kenyan players from the U17 Afcon qualifiers<p>The federation has denied of any …

Africa

Adebayor named in Togo squad for Nations Cup qualifier

Emmanuel Adebayor's international career will extend into yet another season after he was named by Togo in their preliminary squad for next month's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin.

Soccer

'Let's do this brother, new challenge': Patrick Kluivert and Clarence Seedorf pose with Cameroon shirts after taking charge of national side

Former Holland international Clarence Seedorf was unveiled on Friday as the new boss of Cameroon, with Patrick Kluivert joining as his …

Soccer

Bafana take Afcon qualifier go to unhappy hunting ground

Bafana Bafana are returning to Durban for their next African Nations Cup qualifier against Libya despite the Moses Mabhida Stadium having been the …

Bafana Bafana

Crystal Palace sign Jordan Ayew from Swansea City

Crystal Palace have signed Jordan Ayew on a season-long loan deal from Swansea City, the Premier League club confirmed on Thursday.<p>The Eagles …

Soccer

Manchester City's Thomas Agyepong joins Hibernian

Ghana international Thomas Agyepong has completed a loan move from Manchester City to Hibernian, the Scottish Premier League side have confirmed.<p>The …

Soccer

Majeed Waris: Ghana striker excited to be returning to France

<b>Ghana international Majeed Waris says he is excited by the challenge of returning to France after joining Nantes on a season-long loan from Portuguese giants FC Porto.</b><p>The striker, 26, scored 33 goals in a combined 88 appearances for French clubs Valenciennes and Lorient, before moving to Portugal …

Soccer

Ellis happy as Banyana build for COSAFA champs

Banyana Banyana national women’s head coach Desiree Ellis, is happy with the way things are going in the training camp currently underway in …

Sport (South Africa)

SABC woes plunge Safa into R20m loss

SA’s biggest sport is set to become the latest victim of the SA Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC’s) cash woes.<p>The SA Football Association (Safa) said …

Business (South Africa)

Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Nkosingiphile Ngcobo wants to help Amajita qualify for the World Cup

Posted: <b>8 August 2018</b> Time: <b>08:30</b><p>National Under-20 midfielder Nkosingiphile Ngcobo has set his sights on qualifying for the FIFA Under-20 World …

Soccer

Egypt keeper, oldest World Cup player, quits national team

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary is retiring from the national team after becoming the oldest man to play in a World Cup match.<p>El Hadary started the …

Saudi Arabia

7 African soccer referees banned, 14 suspended amid corruption investigation

Seven Ghanaian soccer referees and assistant referees and one other official have been banned for 10 years to life for corruption, the Confederation of African Football said Tuesday.<p>Another 14 referees and assistants from various countries were provisionally suspended following a meeting of CAF's …

Africa

Clarence Seedorf appointed new Cameroon head coach, Hector Cuper swaps Egypt for Uzbekistan

CAMEROON has appointed Clarence Seedorf head coach of the national soccer team with Patrick Kluivert his assistant.<p>The Cameroon soccer federation …

Soccer

Books on Mzansi’s major sporting codes absolutely worth a read

<b>The football world cup, which we unfortunately could not form part of, has ended and one thing we were reminded of before and during the world cup</b> …

Lifestyle (South Africa)