African Sport

African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Udinese sign William Troost-Ekong

Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to African stars in the summer transfer market<p>Udinese sign Troost-Ekong<p>Udinese have completed the signing of Nigeria international William Troost-Ekong from Bursaspor.<p>Nyom and En-Nesyri join Leganes<p>Malaga and Morocco striker Youssef …

Soccer

Champs Wydad, Ahly reach CAF Champions League last eight

Title-holders Wydad Casablanca of Morocco and Al Ahly of Egypt ground out 1-0 victories Friday to reach the CAF Champions League quarter-finals.<p>A …

UEFA Champions League

FIFA plans to work with Ghana's government, here's why...

ZURICH (Reuters) – World soccer’s ruling body FIFA says the Ghanaian government has pledged to stop the process to wind up the country’s football …

Africa

FIFA reject Nigerian FA meeting request

FIFA have declined a meeting with a Nigerian delegation proposed by Sports Minister Solomon Dalung, as the NFF try to settle the country's football …

Soccer

Ten-man Maritzburg frustrate Amakhosi

2018-08-17 22:38<p>Siphiwe Tshabalala (Gallo Images)<p>Cape Town - <b>Maritzburg United</b> held <b>Kaizer Chiefs</b> to a goalless draw at the Harry Gwala Stadium on …

Sport (South Africa)

Sundowns' Champions League hopes hanging by a thread after 1-0 defeat

CASABLANCA – The 1-0 CAF Champions League defeat against defending champions Wydad Casablanca at the Stade Mohammed V on Friday night has left …

UEFA Champions League

Brave Warrios Slides Down FIFA Rankings

Namibia's Brave Warriors in action (file photo).<p>×<p>WINDHOEK - Namibia's senior football side, the Brave Warriors, dropped one place on the Fifa world …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Soccer-Schalke sign Morocco left back Mendyl on five-year deal

BERLIN, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Champions League participants Schalke 04 on Friday signed Morocco defender Hamza Mendyl from French club OSC Lille on a five-year contract, boosting their back line a week before the start of the Bundesliga season.<p>The 20-year-old left back was part of Morocco’s World Cup …

Soccer

SA teen to work with Luis Boa Morte at Portimonense

South Africa youth international Shibane will be coached by former Pirates and Arsenal midfielder Boa Morte in Portugal<p>KwaZulu Natal Football Academy …

South Africa

Toulouse unveil former Cameroon captain Stephane Mbia

<b>Former Cameroon captain Stephane Mbia has signed a one year deal with French Ligue 1 side Toulouse.</b><p>Mbia was a free agent after spending two years with Chinese club Hebei China Fortune, who he left by mutual consent in March.<p>The French club describes the 32-year-old as a "versatile midfielder, …

Soccer

Messi left out of Argentina squad for friendlies

BUENOS AIRES – Barcelona star Lionel Messi was left out of the first post-World Cup Argentina squad announced on Friday ahead of four upcoming …

Soccer

Pochettino: This will be my 'toughest season'

<b>Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino admits this will be his most challenging season at Spurs after the club opted not to make a single signing in</b> …

Soccer

Sport24.co.za | Pereira went against Mourinho’s advice last season

Despite going against Jose Mourinho's advice, Andreas Pereira says he is a different player and person after spending two years on loan away from …

Soccer

Caf Champions League Group C: Fixtures, kick-off times, TV channels and preview

The battle for places in the knockout rounds are intensifying as the continental group stages reach its penultimate round<p>With the Caf Champions …

Soccer

Tough start makes Arsenal's Emery evolution a slow burner

LONDON - Unai Emery couldn't have asked for a tougher start to life as Arsenal manager as hot on the heels of defeat to Manchester City in his …

Soccer

Slavisa Jokanovic impressed with Jean-Michael Seri's Fulham debut but calls for patience

Jean-Michael Seri has impressed everyone since signing for Fulham from Nice in the summer - but Slavisa Jokanovic still wants fan to be patient in …

Soccer

Marchisio leaves Juventus after 25 years at club

2018-08-17 12:39<p>Claudio Marchisio (Getty Images)<p>Cape Town - Midfielder <b>Claudio Marchisio</b> has brought an end to a <b>25-year</b> spell at Italian side <b>Juventus</b> …

Soccer

9 players who Tottenham COULD have realistically signed this summer

1. Jean Michael Seri (Fulham)<p>At a time when consistent, creative central midfielders seem to be at a premium, Seri shone through as a smart bit of …

Soccer

Wayward winger Masibusane Zongo could make a move to Botswana

Posted: <b>17 August 2018</b> Time: <b>11:30</b><p>Botswana Premier League outfit Extension Gunners are trying to acquire the services of Masibusane Zongo before the …

South Africa

Roy Hodgson calls on Crystal Palace to build their future around ‘talismanic’ Wilfried Zaha

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has praised the “talismanic quality” of forward Wilfried Zaha and believes that the club can build their future …

Soccer

Transfer Talk: Bordeaux dugout row has Thierry Henry in line for manager's job

<i>The English transfer window is closed, but the rest of Europe is still open for business, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds.</i> …

Soccer

WATCH: Bordeaux suspend coach Poyet after angry outburst

2018-08-17 13:40<p>Gus Poyet (Twitter)<p>Bordeaux - <b>Bordeaux</b> have suspended coach <b>Gustavo Poyet</b> for a week after his angry outburst at club bosses over their …

Soccer

Five New Premier League Players to Look Out for This Season

<b>Jorginho (Chelsea)</b><br>If Antonio Conte became used to not getting his way with transfers, the signing of Jorginho felt like the perfect sweetener for his …

Soccer

Pitso would 'love' Sundowns to win the MTN8

<b>Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has admitted he wants the club to win the MTN8 although he concedes it is difficult due to CAF Champions</b> …

News (South Africa)

Manchester United deny reports of an argument between Mourinho and Pogba

LONDON – Manchester United have denied claims that Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba were involved in a bust up as a result of the midfielder’s comments …

Soccer

Liberia call up Newcastle under-23 player Mohammed Sangare

<b>Newcastle United under-23 player Mohammed Sangare has been called up by new Liberia coach Thomas Kojo.</b><p>The 19-year-old is one of the 13 overseas-based players in the squad for next month's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier with DR Congo in Monrovia.<p>Sangare was born in Liberia but has …

Soccer

CAF Champions League Group D preview: Primeiro Agosto in tough quarter-final bid against Etoile du Sahel

The Angolans beat Zesco United in their last match and are now good candidates from this group to join Etoile du Sahel in the quarter-finals<p>Primeiro …

CAF Champions League

Pereira earns first Brazil call-up as Gabriel Jesus left out

RIO DE JANEIRO – Just a week after making his first Premier League start for Manchester United, Andreas Pereira received a surprise first call-up to …

Soccer

Man City confirm De Bruyne out for 3 months

2018-08-17 13:09<p>Kevin de Bruyne (Getty Images)<p>Cape Town - <b>Manchester City</b> have confirmed that star midfielder <b>Kevin De Bruyne</b> will be out of action for</b> …

Soccer

Gor Mahia striker Ephraim Guikan rushed to Nairobi for further medical assessment

Kerr, however, absolved Richard Aimo of any blame and instead pointed at the poor playing surface at Afraha Stadium<p>Ephraim Guikan has been rushed to …

Nairobi