Africa papers carry Mike Tyson ‘sex change’ spoof

Africa papers carry Mike Tyson ‘sex change’ spoof

Several online newspapers in Africa have published a spoof story about former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson having a sex change. The article first appeared on the UK satirical website, NewsBiscuit, at the end of November. It was then published by Zimbabwe’s Standard on Sunday and picked up by the SpyGhana news website on Tuesday. […]

Zimbabwe appoint German Klaus Dieter Pagels as new coach

Zimbabwe appoint German Klaus Dieter Pagels as new coach

By Steve Vickers BBC Sport, Harare The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has named German Klaus Deiter Pagels as interim national team coach. The move is part of Zifa’s rebuilding process begins after the Warriors’ failure to qualify for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations finals. Pagels has been Zifa’s national technical adviser since 2010 on […]

Essien impresses on Real Madrid debut

Essien impresses on Real Madrid debut

Michael Essien made his debut for Real Madrid in Tuesday’s Champions League thrilling 3-2 victory at home against Manchester City. Essien was handed a surprise start by manager Jose Mourinho in an attacking midfield role in his first match of the season. He made a transfer deadline day switch from the European champions to the […]