African Sport

Bryan Dabo makes debut in Burkina Faso win

Burkina Faso dispatched Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in Limeil-Brevannes on Thursday, with Fiorentina midfielder Bryan Dabo marking his international debut for …


Soccer: Toure puts Ivory Coast international comeback on hold

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Yaya Toure has pulled out of two friendly internationals over the next week for "family reasons", officials said on Thursday, putting his long-awaited Ivory Coast comeback on hold.<p>Toure, who turns 35 in May, was named last week in a 24-man squad for matches in France against …


Fifa World Cup not immune from match-fixing, experts warn

London — The Fifa World Cup is not immune from the threat of match-fixing, experts have warned, with sophisticated monitoring systems in place to …

Business (South Africa)

Nigeria World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide

<b>Despite a young and improved squad, Nigeria have been put in a very tough group</b><p><b>Nigeria World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide</b><p>Nigeria romped through the toughest of Africa’s 2018 World Cup qualifying groups with such ease that it is difficult to offer a convincing argument against their …


Van Dijk named Netherlands captain ahead of England friendly | Reuters

(Reuters) - Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk was named captain of the Netherlands by manager Ronald Koeman on Thursday, a day ahead of his first game in charge of the national team against England.<p>Soccer Football - Netherlands Press Conference - Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands - March …


Loew set to play strong against Spain

In Summary<p>The defending champions begin to fine-tune their World Cup preparations with high-profile home friendlies against Spain, in Duesseldorf, …


World Cup Countdown: 13 Weeks to Go - African Boycott Denies Ghana's Golden Generation in 1966

England’s threat to boycott the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia may seem outlandish now, but teams opting out of the World Cup was all the rage back in …


World Cup team profile: Morocco

From fixtures and fun facts to the key men, all you need to know about Morocco ahead of this summer's World Cup.


Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune comments on European ambitions

Posted: <b>22 March 2018</b> Time: <b>18:00</b><p>Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune says he has set his mind on ending his career in South Africa, but has not …

Bafana Bafana

Bale nets hat-trick as Wales smash China

In Summary<p>Wales wasted no time asserting their dominance when Bale held off China defender Wang Shencao to place a shot into top left corner of the …


Kilmarnock star Aaron Tshibola gets mobbed by DR Congo fans with his face emblazoned on T-shirts

The on-loan Aston Villa midfielder was given a hero's welcome by supporters as he gets set to make his international debut.<p>Aaron Tshibola received an …


AWCON Qualifiers: Uganda enter camp in preparation for Kenya clash

Uganda Women National Team coach Faridah Bulega, has named a 30-player squad ahead of their 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations qualifier against …

Women's Soccer

Nigeria: Everton Attacker, Onyekuru Returns to Training, Eyes World Cup Spot

Henry Onyekuru.<p>Everton attacker, Henry Onyekuru has returned to the training pitch after extensive time out with a knee injury.<p>Onyekuru, who had an …


Bafana sink Angola in penalty shoot-out

Bafana Bafana beat Angola 7-6 in a penalty shoot-out on Wednesday to advance to the final of the four-nations tournament in Ndola‚ Zambia.<p>A new-look …

Business (South Africa)

Turkey camp friendlies confirmed for Socceroos

Australia will be based in the Turkish coastal city of Antalya from May 19 to June 7 in preparation for the World Cup.<p>They will play the Czechs in …

Sport (Australia)

Zambia edge Zimbabwe to reach Four Nations final

Hosts Zambia booked a final place against South Africa after seeing off Zimbabwe in their Four Nations tournament semi final in Ndola on …


In the snow without Neymar, Brazil brace for Russia

Tite is entrusting the left wing to Juventus' in-form Douglas Costa.


I don’t know what went wrong with Asamoah's Ghana return - Afriyie

Chairman of the Black Stars management committee George Afriyie says he is not aware why Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah failed to honour his …

FIFA World Cup

Find out more about Mamelodi Sundowns' CAF Champions League group stage opponents

Posted: <b>22 March 2018</b> Time: <b>19:30</b><p>Following Wednesday’s group stage draw for the 2018 CAF Champions league, <b></b> takes a look at the three rivals …


Nigeria:Soccer Coach Rohr Worried About Eagles Goalkeepers

[Vanguard] After closing his door to former Super Eagles captain and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr is still have …


Manchester United star signs for Los Angeles Galaxy

MLS rules allow clubs to sign three designated players.


United agree to terminate Ibrahimovic's contract

<b>LONDON</b><p>Manchester United released Zlatan Ibrahimovic from the remainder of his contract on Thursday, freeing up the 36-year-old Swedish striker to …


Black looks beyond video streaming to e-commerce

Cell C’s biggest shareholders Blue Label (45%) and Net 1 (15%) offer a range of digital services that can be plugged into Black. For example, Blue …


Tottenham boss Pochettino linked to Bayern job

In Summary<p>Current head coach Heynckes, 72, has implied he will leave at the end of the season and magazine Sport Bild claims Salihamidzic has …


Nigeria: 'We Don't Just Sing, We Fast and Pray for Super Eagles to Win Matches'

The President General of Supporters Club, Dr. Rafiu Oladipo has said members of the club, apart from singing, also fast and pray for national teams, …

FIFA World Cup

Trio out to lay a claim on Kenya One tag as Stars battle Comoros

The real audition for Matasi, Shikhalo and Oyemba will commence in earnest in the friendlies.


Potential Russian swansong for Barca star

In Summary<p>Iniesta, a 2010 World Cup winner who helped steer Barca to four Champions League titles between 2006-2015, is expected to declare his …


West Ham now act after pitch invasion incident

In Summary<p>The club said that a number of additional incidents were still being investigated and they expected to issue further bans before the next …


Indian Premier League finally bows to technology pressure

The technology was first used officially in Test matches in 2009.

FIFA World Cup

Caf Champions League groups are ready after draw in Cairo

<b>Holders Wydad Casablanca of Morocco have pulled debutants AS Port of Togo in the Confederation of African Football's Champions League draws.</b><p>They are in Group C with 2016 winners Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa and Horoya of Guinea.<p>Record winners Al Ahly of Egypt are in Group A alongside Esperance …