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Mourinho’s African duo at Spurs: Kenyan Wanyama, Ivorian Aurier

Jose Mourinho returns to the Premier League, specifically back to London where he made his name when he signed for Chelsea years ago. He returned to Chelsea for a second stint and made the journey to Manchester United,...

AFCON U23 semi finals: Ghana vs. Ivory Coast, Egypt vs. South Africa

Egypt is hosting the Under-23 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, months after it hosted the AFCON proper. The event is running between November 8 – 22, 2019. At the semi-final stage, there is sure to be a new...

Tennis star Sharapova’s Africa trip: beautiful Botswana, riveting Rwanda

Russian tennis star, Maria Sharapova, recently embarked on an African tour which took her to Botswana in southern Africa and Rwanda in East Africa. The trip which started on November 8 and spanned till the 14th was largely...

‘I picked Ivory Coast over Chelsea’ – Drogba’s shot at FA presidency goal

Ivorian and Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba, on Thursday confirmed his intention to contest the presidency of the country’s football federation. According to the 41-year-old, he had picked Ivorian football ahead of an offer to have taken a role...

AFCON 2021 qualifiers: Gambia, CAR, Namibia off to winning starts

Senegal showed their teeth on the opening day of qualifiers for the 2021 African Cup of Nations but other continental heavyweights struggled to find form on Wednesday. Nigeria could only scrape a 2-1 home win over neighbours Benin...

Salah ruled out of Egypt’s AFCON qualifiers against Kenya, Comoros

Egypt’s soccer federation says Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah will miss two Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Salah has an ankle injury and was ruled out of the Egyptian squad for games against Kenya on Thursday and Comoros on...

FIFA slaps 10-year ban on ex-Tanzania football chief for ‘misspending’

FIFA has banned a former soccer official for 10 years for mismanaging “a significant amount” of money from the governing body. FIFA says former Tanzanian soccer federation president Jamal Malinzi received $528,000 over four years to repay alleged...

Afcon Cameroon 2021: Qualifiers to begin this week [Football Planet]

The African Cup of Nations version Cameroon 2021 will see qualifiers start this Wednesday. Two games in a week with some interesting fixtures lined up. We’ll come back to it later with a focus on Benin after their...

Kenya’s Keter sets new Urban Train record

Kenya’s Robert Keter has set a new world record. Keter beat a high class field to win the Urban Trail Lille 5km on Saturday, November 9th. “I’m very happy, very happy”, Keter said. The athlete sprinted away from...

CAF scraps controversial $1 bn deal with French outfit

African football’s ruling body has scrapped a $1 billion television and marketing rights deal with Lagardere Sports in the wake of separate judgments that it breached competition rules, but Lagardere said it would fight to enforce the contract....

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Leeds confirm Gale signing

Leeds Rhinos have confirmed the signing of Castleford halfback Luke Gale on a … deal from 2020 for an undisclosed fee. The 31-year-old will...

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