Cape Verde

FIFA to look into changing nationality rules

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA is considering an overhaul of the rules which govern players’ eligibility for national teams, including a proposal which would allow them to switch allegiance in certain circumstances.<p>Victor Montagliani, head of FIFA's stakeholders' committee, said there were issues …

FIFA

Sadio Mane could find himself in club-versus-country debate as Senegal pick injured Liverpool star for World Cup qualifiers

Sadio Mane could find himself at the centre of a club-versus-country debate after the injured Liverpool star was named in Senegal's forthcoming World …

English Premier League

Endangered baby Loggerhead turtles hatch on Facebook Live

Need a quick distraction from the firehose of crap on the internet? Behold the miracle of marine life.<p>BBC Earth on Thursday livestreamed a clutch of …

Nature

#SowetoDerby: Fans want 4-3 or 3-2, says Igesund

DURBAN – Multiple league title winner Gordon Igesund has challenged Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates to treat South Africans to a goal-fest when …

Sport (South Africa)

Tickets for Bafana-Senegal go on sale at R30 as Safa aims to fill stadium

Having learnt the hard way with around 20 000 fans attending Bafana Bafana’s last World Cup qualifier against Burkina Faso‚ the South African …

Africa

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Ethics

British couple spot metallic blue 'UFO' in holiday snap Yahoo7 Be

A baffled British couple has revealed eerie photos of what they claim is a UFO flying over the Cape Verde coast.<p>The couple, who do not wish to be …

UFOs

Will Russia Embarrass Putin at World Cup 2018? It’s Now Worse Than Cape Verde at Soccer

Russia is 65th in the latest FIFA rankings.

FIFA

Kenya:Kenya Tumble Down in FIFA Rankings

(Photo: Dennis Okeyo/Nation)The national men's football team Harambee Stars has dropped 14 places in the latest rankings released by world football …

Soccer

Winners of First-Ever Africa Architecture Awards Announced

The winners of the inaugural Africa Architecture Awards have been announced. Established by St. Gobain with the goal of “stimulating conversations …

Africa

October FIFA Ranking Provides Glimpse Into World Cup Draw Possibilities

The U.S. men's national team may not be taking part, but the World Cup will still go on, and Monday was a big day on the road to Russia.<p>FIFA's world …

FIFA

Hurricane Debbie: high winds, death and destruction in 1961

Hurricane Debbie hit Ireland on the morning of Saturday September 16th, 1961, and caused the deaths of 11 people.It had already caused a plane crash …

Weather

Sport24.co.za | Safa confident of Zungu’s red card appeal

Safa is confident that Fifa could either rescind Bongani Zungu’s red card or reduce his possible two-match suspension.

FIFA

Klopp unhappy over England's use of Henderson

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has criticised England boss Gareth Southgate for overusing Jordan Henderson during the recent World Cup …

English Premier League

Inside the Global Network of Portugal's Soccer Superfans

<i>Casas do Benfica</i> aren’t just gathering spaces to cheer on a wildly popular football club. In cities everywhere, they’re support networks for the Portuguese-speaking diaspora.<p>Ever since Jose Pereira moved to New England from the Azores, his Portuguese identity and community have been tied to his …

European Travel

Hyundai A-League 2017/18 Season goes truly global

<b>The Hyundai A-League 2017/18 Season will be available to be viewed in every country of the world after the finalisation of a number of new agreements</b> …

Australian Soccer

Parliamentarians need to hold governments accountable

UNDP Around the world<p>×<p>A<p>B<p>C<p>Cambodia Cameroon Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo (Dem. Republic of) Congo …

Africa

World Cup Power Rankings After Oct. 5-Oct. 10 Qualifiers

The sheer amount of meaningful, pivotal international action that took place across the globe over the last week was tough to keep track of.<p>Four different qualifying zones boasted crucial matches in determining who will hit the road to the World Cup in Russia in 2018, while two intercontinental …

Soccer

Early team news: Liverpool v United

<b>Manchester United may be without three key midfielders for Saturday's hugely anticipated Premier League clash against Liverpool.</b><p>Paul Pogba has been …

English Premier League

Mixed fortunes for Liverpool's players on international duty this week

Liverpool fans' hopes of seeing their internationals return unscathed were dealt a severe blow with the news of Sadio Mane's hamstring injury on …

English Premier League

Ronaldo and Messi make it safely to World Cup but no U.S.

ZURICH (Reuters) - The possibility of a World Cup without Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi turned out to be a false alarm, yet next year's tournament will still have a major absentee after the United States' extraordinary failure to qualify on Tuesday.<p>Panama, meanwhile, showed it is perfectly …

FIFA

Which Bafana side will show up?

2017-10-13 08:53<p>Sport24 columnist S'Busiso Mseleku (File)<p>Following the splendid display in a 3-1 2018 World Cup Qualifier win against Burkina Faso, …

Sport (South Africa)

Cape Verde Islands bounce back in style

One of Africa's smallest nations, Cape Verde Islands made a massive 47-place jump in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking during September.

West Africa

World Cup 2018: Full List of Qualified, Eligible Teams

The United States did not qualify for the World Cup for the first time in more than three decades. There are, however, 23 countries that have clinched spots and a host of others still alive in last-chance qualifiers.<p>Here's the list of countries that have qualified for the 2018 World Cup:<p>Russia …

Soccer

Liverpool's Mane out up to 6 weeks with hamstring problem

Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine<p>Liverpool received a devastating blow Tuesday with confirmation that pacy winger Sadio Mane suffered a …

English Premier League

Sadio Mane sustains hamstring injury

Sadio Mane is facing a spell on the sidelines after sustaining a hamstring injury on international duty, Liverpool FC can confirm.

English Premier League

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane out for up to six weeks with hamstring injury

The 25-year-old picked up the injury during Senegal’s 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over the Cape Verde Islands on Saturday.<p>Liverpool forward Sadio …

Vitamin A

Terrible: Liverpool’s most important attacker has picked up nasty hamstring injury

This is a horrible, horrible piece of news to have to write up. Sadio Mane will be sidelined for at least six weeks after doing his hamstring while …

English Premier League

Public backlash meant Bafana had knife at throats – Baxter

Bafana Bafana beat Burkina Faso in Saturday’s World Cup qualifier with a knife at their throats‚ coach Stuart Baxter said in reference to the …

News (South Africa)

Gould and Daniels give Baxter a Bafana selection headache

JOHANNESBURG - The central defensive pairing of Morgan Gould and Clayton Daniels in Bafana Bafana’s impressive 3-1 win over Burkina Faso in Group D …

Sport (South Africa)