Category: Africa

Plateau United 2 Enugu Rangers 0: Kennedy Boboye’s men win Nigeria league title

The Peace Boys have recorded an unlikely feat in Nigeria’s football history with their first-ever top-flight title, pipping the holders in Jos Plateau United has...

Super Falcons falter in September Fifa rankings for eight-month inactivity

Nigeria’s women national team dropped one spot to 35th spot in the latest Fifa Women’s World rankings released on Friday. Having remained stuck in the 34th...

‘No worries’ – Danjuma assures of Falconets’ readiness for Tanzania clash

Nigeria U20 women coach Christopher Danjuma has assured that his team will be fully ready for next month’s FIFA World Cup qualifier clash with Tanzania clash next...

Cameroon get new acting FA ahead of World Cup qualifier clash with Nigeria

FIFA has appointed a normalisation committee to run the Cameroonian Football Association (FECAFOOT) for the second time in four years as the Indomitable lions face...

Kenya dismantle Botswana 7-1 in U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier opener

By Julia Wanjeri Kenya U20 Women’s national team announced their return after a five-year hiatus with an emphatic away win over Botswana on Friday 21 July in the...

Home-based Super Eagles to camp and play 2018 CHAN qualifier in Kano

Nigeria’s home based Super Eagles will camp for their fifth African Nations Championship qualifier in Kano. The players are expected to face the winner of the playoff...

Confederation of African Football increase Africa Cup of Nations’ teams to 24

The Confederation of African Football have confirmed that the Africa Cup of Nations will be expanded from 16 teams to 24 as of the 2019 edition. The expansion of the...

Asisat Oshoala: Why I donated 18-seater Bus to FC Robo

Reigning African women footballer of the year, Asisat Oshoala has given reasons why she donated a new branded 18-seater bus to her Nigerian youth club, FC Robo. Oshoala...

Desire Oparanozie nets eighth French’s Feminine goal for Guingamp

Desire Oparanozie netted her eighth goal of the season in Guingamp 2-1 home loss to Albi in a French’s Feminine division 1 clash at the Stade Fred Aubert. The...

Africa Badminton Championship: Nigeria beat Mauritius & face Algeria on Tuesday

Nigeria’s hope of advancing at the ongoing Africa Badminton Championship got a huge boost on Monday as the team bounced back from opening day defeat to South...

Rivers United 2-0 Rayon Sports: Atuloma and Kuemian raises Eguma’s men CCC hopes

Rivers United defeated Rayon Sports 2-0 to take control of their Caf Confederation Cup play-off tie played on Sunday evening. Goals from Emeka Atuloma and Guy Kuemian...

Reigning African Queen, Asisat Oshoala scores first Chinese Women Super League goal

Asisat Oshoala scored in Dalian Quanjian in the Chinese Women Supper League 1–0 win over Hebei on Saturday. The reigning CAF African Women Footballer of the Year had...

Gideon confident of Nigeria success at Africa Badminton Championship in S’ Africa

Nigeria’s badminton team are confident they can emerge champions at this year’s Africa Badminton Championship in South Africa scheduled to hold from 16th to...

New Caf President Ahmad Ahmad Steps Aside As Madagascar FA Boss

New President of Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad has resigned his post as Madagascar Football Association boss and has handed over his vice president Doda...

2017 ITTF African Junior Championships: Team Nigeria participation in doubt

There are strong indications that the Nigerian contingent to the 2017 ITTF African Junior Championship (AJC) may not be part of the championship over paucity of funds....