Category: Africa

Onyekuru returns as Mikel tops 22-man list for Algeria, Argentina games in November

Captain Mikel John Obi, forward Ahmed Musa and midfielder Ogenyi Onazi top the list of 24 players that Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited for next...

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Organisers confirm car prizes for new 10km race

The organisers of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has officially confirmed the introduction of 10km race during next year’s edition of the event. Two cars...

THE NIGERIA MASTERS: Ghanaian Vicent Torgah emerges 2017 winner

Ghanaian Vicent Torgah scored one over par after 72 holes emerging as winner of the second edition of the NIGERIA MASTERS. The Ghanian started the tournament with +3 on...

Access Bank Lagos Marathon: GAC Motor car prize ignites prep for 10 km race

There are indications that winners of the men and women 10 km race, to be introduced in the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, will smile home with brand new cars,...

THE NIGERIA MASTERS: Oparaku finishes ahead in Day 2

Kingsley Oparaku climbs from third to first position in the second round of the NIGERIA MASTERS finishing the two rounds with two over par. Visitor Mapwanya and Kojo...

IBF/WBA Challenge: Amosun, Dalung & Muhammed to watch Anthony Joshua Fight

The Executive Governor of Ogun state, Ibukunle Amosun and the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung are among a top Nigerian government delegation who...

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...