African Football

Pogba can't be happy at United - Deschamps

Deschamps played down any potential rift between the player and Mourinho.


Villa on Tour: International call-ups for March

A number of Villans are on tour with their international teams this week!<p>It’s an oddly timed international break, but after Villa’s last two-outings, it’s a welcome one.<p>That doesn’t mean that AVFC are completely out of action, though. After a run of call-ups, plenty of Villa players are heading …


The luxurious Moroccan resort where Harambee Stars players are staying

Harambee Stars players at the Le Vizir Parc and Resort in Marrakech, Morocco. PHOTO | DAVID KWALIMWA<p><b>By DAVID KWALIMWA</b><p>Harambee Stars players are being …


Nigeria:Obi Is Fit to Play for Eagles, Says Coach Yusuf

[Daily Trust] Super Eagles' Assistant Coach, Salisu Yusuf, yesterday declared that Torino midfielder Joel Obi was fit to play for the senior national …


Ahly striker Azaro eyes World Cup success with Morocco

<b>Morocco striker Walid Azaro says the Atlas Lions "are ready for the World Cup in Russia" as he prepares to join up with his national team-mates for their friendlies later this month.</b><p>The striker goes into the international window full of confidence after helping his club Al Ahly win a landmark 40th …


Windies on course for World Cup

Most read<p>1.<p>Chart-topping Rabada his own worst enemy<p>Sport / Cricket<p>2.<p>Mourinho slams Man United’s ‘lack of personality ...<p>Sport / Soccer<p>3.<p>Hard work …

Business (South Africa)

FAZ reveal eye-watering new MTN sponsorship deal

The Football Association of Zambia have announced a new sponsorship deal with telecommunications giant MTN, with FAZ President Andrew Kamanga …

South Africa

Mixed fortunes for Nigerian clubs in CAF competition

It was a mixed weekend for Nigeria's clubs in CAF competition, as while all four of the NPFL's representatives remain 'alive' in the continent, the …


French clubs face disciplinary action over Europa League violence | Reuters

ZURICH (Reuters) - French clubs Olympique de Marseille and Olympique Lyonnais are facing disciplinary proceedings following crowd trouble at their Europa Leagues games last week, UEFA said on Monday.<p>Soccer Football - Ligue 1 - Olympique de Marseille vs Olympique Lyonnais - Orange Velodrome, …


Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane does not want to play TP Mazembe

Posted: <b>20 March 2018</b> Time: <b>11:00</b><p>Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane wants to avoid TP Mazembe in the CAF Champions League group stages.<p>The draw …


Is Liverpool Eyeing Nigerian Soccer Star Wilfred Ndidi?

According to reports, English football club Liverpool has already "agreed" on the terms for the signing of Leicester midfielder Wilfred Ndidi. The …


Soccer - Koeman hoping for new talent to take place of old guard | Reuters

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - New Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman is looking for his team to shine in his first match in charge against England this week, but admitted on Monday the Dutch had lost a lot of quality players in recent years.<p>Soccer Football - Premier League - Everton vs Arsenal - Goodison …


Tusker coach blames poor run on inexperience

Timbe's charges lost 5-4 to Sofapaka on Sunday in Machakos.


Everton boss Sam Allardyce on the lengths he went to in order to stop Yannick Bolasie

Yannick Bolasie used to give Sam Allardyce major headaches.<p>Whenever he faced Crystal Palace Big Sam felt he had no option but to hatch a game-plan to …


Tunisia star Msakni out for 10 days with injury and will miss friendlies

<b>Tunisia international forward Youssef Msakni will miss this month's friendlies against Iran and Costa Rica after being ruled out for 10 days with a knee injury.</b><p>The 27-year-old suffered the problem after scoring twice for Al Duhail during Saturday's 4-2 victory at Al Markhiya in the Qatar Stars …


Boboye shifts focus on CafCC, NPFL

Plateau United manager, Kennedy Boboye has said his side have shifted focus on the Caf Confederation Cup after exiting from the Caf Champions League …


Morocco to spend $15.8bn if wins 2026 World Cup bid

Rabat, March 19 (IANS/MAP) Morocco will spend a total of $15.8 billion on stadiums and infrastructure if it wins its bid to organise the 2026 World …

FIFA World Cup

The 2019 Nigerian general election is less than a year away and preparations are predictably in top gear for the country’s fifth democratic transition since its return to civilian leadership in 1999. The atmosphere is politically charged and pre-electioneering buzz has taken over the print, broadcast and social media.

The 2019 Nigerian general election is less than a year away and preparations are predictably in top gear for the country’s fifth democratic …


Soccer - Ivanovic replaced by Kolarov as Serbia captain ahead of World Cup | Reuters

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia have stripped long-serving Branislav Ivanovic of the captaincy and handed it to fellow defender Aleksandar Kolarov as they start the build-up to the World Cup in Russia with two friendlies, coach Mladen Krstajic said on Monday.<p>Soccer Football - Champions League - Roma vs …


Like it or not, 'Trump Factor' looms over 2026 World Cup bid

Sports is politics, and politics is sports.<p>That won’t sit well with the “stick to sports” crowd who would just as soon see politics completely …

FIFA World Cup

Roy Hodgson ‘amazed’ at Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s progress at Crystal Palace

The 20-year-old, of Congolese descent, only made his first-team debut last month and has earned high praises from the English tactician


Manchester United extend Young's deal by a year | Reuters

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester United have extended Ashley Young’s deal for an extra year by triggering a one-year option in the versatile England wing back’s contract, British media said on Monday.<p>Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United vs Liverpool - Old Trafford, …


Nigeria:2018 FIFA WC - Eagles'll Play Friendlies Like World Cup - Onazi

[Vanguard] Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi has disclosed that the team will take friendlies matches against Poland and Serbia like they are …


Italy, Uruguay, Ghana among 10 teams to get very similar away kits from Puma

With the World Cup beginning to crown on the horizon, Puma have released a flurry of new kits for the likes of Uruguay, Ghana and Switzerland. While …


Dutch great Koeman prepared for 'big and difficult' challenge

The size of the task facing Koeman is a massive one.


Manchester City Veteran Yaya Toure Set for Return to International Duty With Ivory Coast

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is set to come out of international retirement and play for the Ivory Coast national team, after he was named …


Everton’s contingent for the international break

First international break of the year as teams prepare for the World Cup<p>A number of Everton players will be joining up with their respective national teams this week for the upcoming international break. With the World Cup coming up this summer, it represents an opportunity for some of the players …


Nigeria:NPFL - Okpotu Sent Off As Beaten Lobi Stays Top of NPFL

[This Day] Despite going down 1-2 to Nasarawa United in Lafia yesterday, Lobi Stars maintained the top spot of the 13-week old Nigeria Professional …


Injury dashes Choupo-Moting's Cameroon return

5:27 PM BST<p>Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's return to international action with the Cameroon national side has been postponed after the Stoke City forward …


Amr Gamal sheds light on Bidvest Wits exit

Posted: <b>20 March 2018</b> Time: <b>09:04</b><p>Egyptian striker Amr Gamal has explained the reason for his departure from Bidvest Wits, and says he wouldn't mind …

Bidvest Wits