African Football

Komphela's Bloem Celtic sink Orlando Pirates

2018-08-20 07:19<p>Bloemfontein Celtic (Supplied)<p>Johannesburg - Cash-strapped <b>Bloemfontein Celtic</b> humbled famed <b>Orlando Pirates 1-0</b> Sunday to share first …

Soccer

Dzeko's stunning volley gives Roma last-gasp win

MILAN – AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko scored with a memorable volleyed goal following a mazy run by debutant Justin Kluivert to give his side a 1-0 win …

Soccer

African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Barcelona snub Yaya Toure reunion

Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to African stars in the summer transfer market<p>Barca snub Yaya Toure reunion<p>Barcelona …

Soccer

Emery's troubles prove there's no quick fix at Arsenal

Unai Emery is not Arsene Wenger. If he keeps demanding the wrong thing from the wrong players, he will not be Arsenal’s messiah either.Wenger would …

Soccer

Roy Hodgson claims Wilfried Zaha can become a Crystal Palace 'icon' and insists there is more to fulfilling career promise than lifting major trophies

Wilfried Zaha can emulate Matt Le Tissier's Southampton status and become a Crystal Palace 'icon', according to Roy Hodgson.<p>Eagles boss Hodgson …

Soccer

Manchester United Among Top Flight Clubs Chasing Portuguese Ronaldo (But Not That One)

​​Manchester United are believed to have joined the likes of ​Chelsea, ​Manchester City, and ​Barcelona in the race to sign Benfica's highly rated …

Soccer

Ronaldo fails to score in Serie A debut but makes a winning start

Verona — Cristiano Ronaldo failed to score on his Serie A debut, but champions Juventus won 3-2 at Chievo as Carlo Ancelotti began life as Napoli …

Soccer

ASEC Mimosas stun Aduana Stars in Ghana

Goals from Gbagnon Badie and Braciano Bi handed the Ivoriens a vital away win at the Agyeman Badu Stadium, Dormaa Ahenkro

Ghana

German FA boss says should have supported Ozil more

BERLIN – German Football Association (DFB) President Reinhard Grindel said on Sunday he should have been more supportive of Mesut Ozil when the …

Soccer

Aguero bags treble as rampant City hit Huddersfield for six

MANCHESTER – Sergio Aguero hit a hit-trick as Manchester City's record-breaking forward inspired a 6-1 demolition of Huddersfield on Sunday.Pep …

Soccer

East Bengal rope in Nigerian striker Gambo

Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) City football giants East Bengal on Sunday announced the signing of Nigerian striker Mohammed Gambo for the 2018-19 …

CAF Champions League

Wilfred Ndidi signs new Leicester City deal until 2024

The Nigeria international has committed himself to fresh terms with the Foxes, having enjoyed a rapid rise since his move from Genk<p>Wilfred Ndidi has …

Soccer

Why Visit Rwanda is on the 2018/19 Arsenal kit sleeve and what it means for the African nation

A new chapter has begun at Arsenal, with Unai Emery in charge at the Emirates.<p>Emery could not have had it much tougher - games at home to champions …

Africa

Messi, Coutinho get Barcelona off to winning start

MADRID – Two goals from Lionel Messi either side of a Philippe Coutinho strike allowed Barcelona to start their defence of the Spanish title with a …

Soccer

Caf Confederation Cup Group C: Fixtures, kick-off times, TV Channels and Preview

It will be the clash of the titans on Sunday when the penultimate round of the Group C of the second-tier club competition is decided<p>The Group C of the Caf Confederation Cup will be action filled this weekend when the fifth round of matches are played at the Stade Modibo Keita, Bamako and Stade …

Soccer

Brighton pile misery on Mourinho's woeful Man United

BRIGHTON – Jose Mourinho's fears over failing to sign a new centre-back were realised as a shambolic defensive display saw his Manchester United side …

Soccer

Sunday Adetunji wants winning debut with Enyimba against Djoliba

Usman Abdullah's men face the Malians in Bamako on Sunday and its new striker is poised to record a winning start.<p>Enyimba new signing Sunday Adetunji …

Soccer

Mourinho puts faith in Lindelof after missing out on Maguire

Following a tiring summer of discontent, Jose Mourinho is starting to feel more mellow about the defensive element of his Manchester United squad, …

Soccer

Amazulu take down Stars, make it two from two

DURBAN – Amazulu showed character as they came back from one goal down to beat Free State Stars 2-1 in an entertaining Absa Premiership encounter at …

Sport (South Africa)

Watford sink Burnley to maintain flying start

BURNLEY – Watford maintained their 100 percent start to the Premier League season as Andre Gray returned to haunt Burnley in a 3-1 win at Turf Moor …

Soccer

Pirates still stuttering in front of goal

All this hullaballoo about a finishing specialist has got Orlando Pirates fans in a state, but the players and coach are choosing to be patient with …

Sport (South Africa)

Boateng joining PSG '50-50', says Bayern boss Hoeness

BERLIN – Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says the chances of Jerome Boateng joining Paris Saint-Germain are "50-50" with the Germany defender …

Soccer

Jamaica star Bailey extends with Leverkusen until 2023

BERLIN – Jamaica wunderkind Leon Bailey has extended his Bayer Leverkusen contract until 2023, it was announced Sunday, as the German club fought off …

Soccer

Meddie Kagere on target as Simba SC clinch Community Shield in Tanzania

The Rwandan, who ditched Kenyan side Gor Mahia in June for the Tanzanian side, was on target as Simba SC edged out Mtibwa<p>Former Gor Mahia striker …

Africa

Maritzburg seek three players to replace Maboe

DURBAN - Mamelodi Sundowns new man, Lebohang Maboe, left a massive void following his departure from Maritzburg United.According to Fadlu Davids, the …

Sport (South Africa)

Solinas not fazed with Chiefs' poor start

DURBAN – Kaizer Chiefs supporters have already begun to cast doubt over the future of new coach Giovanni Solinas but the Italian remains confident of …

Sport (South Africa)

Polokwane claim derby bragging rights

<b>Walter Musona and Jabu Maluleke each scored a goal to hand Polokwane City a 2-0 win and the bragging rights over Baroka in the Polokwane derby on</b> …

Soccer

Ajax Cape Town coach Muhsin Ertugral knows his side are in for a tough time against Jomo Cosmos

Posted: <b>19 August 2018</b> Time: <b>13:00</b><p>Ajax Cape Town coach Muhsin Ertugral knows his side are in for a tough time in their first National First Division …

Cape Town

Britt Assombalonga on target as Middlesbrough brush aside Bristol City

Britt Assombalonga scored one of the two goals that handed Middlesbrough a 2-0 victory over Bristol City in Saturday’s Championship encounter.<p>On the …

Soccer

City and Arrows share the spoils

<b>Cape Town City and Golden Arrows played to a goalless draw in their Premiership clash at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday evening.</b><p>Cape Town City 0 …

South African Premier Division