Algeria Out of Nations Cup

Algeria Out of Nations Cup

Algeria crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations at the group stage after failing to win a single game in Gabon. They were held to a 2-2 draw by Group B winners Senegal in a match they had to win to have any chance of avoiding an embarrassing early exit. Islam Slimani scored both […]

Mohamed Aboutrika: Egypt adds ex-footballer to terror list

Mohamed Aboutrika: Egypt adds ex-footballer to terror list

Egypt has added ex-football star Mohamed Aboutrika to a terror list for his alleged links with the banned Muslim Brotherhood, his lawyer says. Mr Aboutrika is accused of financially supporting the Brotherhood, which Egypt considers a terrorist organisation. In 2012, he endorsed the successful presidential bid by Mohamed Morsi, a Brotherhood member. The move by […]

Serge Aurier: Ivory Coast star given September court date

Serge Aurier: Ivory Coast star given September court date

Ivory Coast international Serge Aurier will be tried on 26 September for an alleged assault on a police officer. The 23-year-old, who plays for Paris St-Germain, denies the charge and has himself filed a complaint against the police for violence, reports say. He was originally arrested and placed in police custody early on Monday morning […]

Jeffrey Webb Banned From Football For Life

Jeffrey Webb Banned From Football For Life

The case is continuing based on a preliminary report from the ethics committee’s investigatory chamber which recommended a “life-long ban from all football-related activities” for multiple violations of the FIFA code of ethics. Webb, formerly president of the North, Central American and Caribbean Association CONCACAF, pleaded guilty in a New York court to racketeering, wire […]

Africa U-23 Championship: Nigeria beat Algeria to emerge champions

Africa U-23 Championship: Nigeria beat Algeria to emerge champions

The Nigeria U-23 team has emerged champions of the second edition of the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations following their 2-1 win over their Algerian counterparts on Saturday at the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium, Dakar. Two goals from Oghenekaro Etebo in the first half was enough to hand Nigeria the title even though the Algerians […]

Ambassador Smith urges Ghana Black Stars to victory in Canada friendly

Ambassador Smith urges Ghana Black Stars to victory in Canada friendly

Ghana’s Ambassador to the USA; His Excellency Lieutenant General Joseph Henry Smith, has urged the Black Stars; the senior men’s national of Ghana to stay focused as they prepare to encounter the Canucks, their Canadian counterparts. Ambassador Smith said this in his welcome address during a pre-game press conference held at the auditorium of the Ghana […]

Organizers of historic Ghana-Canada friendly brief media

Organizers of historic Ghana-Canada friendly brief media

Ghana and Canada rekindle a historic soccer rivalry at the senior level during their October 13, 2015 clash at Washington DC in the United States. The million dollar question is, will the Canadian underdogs repeat history with another victory or will Ghana avenge the 2-1 defeat suffered during their first clash a little over 30 […]

Man City’s Yaya Toure considering Ivory Coast retirement

Man City’s Yaya Toure considering Ivory Coast retirement

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure says he will decide about his international future with the Ivory Coast this week. Toure captained his country to a first Africa Cup of Nations triumph since 1992 in Equatorial Guinea this year. And the 31-year-old midfielder suggested he may now follow brother Kolo into international retirement . “I think now my target is done,” […]

Violence Erupt as Ghana Shatter Hosts’ Afcon Hopes

Violence Erupt as Ghana Shatter Hosts’ Afcon Hopes

By Nick Said Ghana breezed into the final of the African Nations Cup after a 3-0 victory over hosts Equatorial Guinea in Malabo on Thursday in a game that had to be halted for over 30 minutes due to violence. But the match will be remembered for the ugly scenes instigated by the home players […]

Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi Sacked

Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi Sacked

Nigeria have parted ways with manager Stephen Keshi following a run of poor results in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. SuperSport’s Andrew Randa revealed on Thursday that Keshi had been axed from the Super Eagles’ helm, with former team coach Shuaibu Amodu taking his place and Gbenga Ogunbote as his assistant.Nigeria are currently third […]

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