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CAF CL round of 16 final [Football Planet]

A weekend full of surprises in the African Champions League. The first leg of the round of 16 final was breathtaking. The poor performance of two-time defending champions, Esperance of Tunis is testament to this. The modest Chadian...

Rugby World Cup: South Africa hopes for fairness in clash with New Zealand

South Africa calls for fairness South Africa’s Springboks on Monday called on the French referee Jerome Garces to treat them as equals during this weekend’s opening Pool B blockbuster clash with defending champions New Zealand. Assistant South Africa...

South Africa to face New Zealand in first Rugby world cup game

South African Rugby team is already in Tokyo for the World Cup.The Springboks is busy training to face off the All Blacks… and they have made sure to remind the French referee to be impartial in their game...

Erasmus sees Spring Boks’ early arrival in Japan as a success

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus feels vindicated in his side’s early arrival in Japan for the Rugby World Cup, even though it will mean their stay in the country will stretch to nine weeks if they make the...

Caster Semenya to receive gold medal from 2011 world championships

Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya will be officially awarded her gold medal from the 2011 world athletics championships at this year’s edition in Doha, but will not be there to receive it. Semenya was elevated to...

Kenya’s Kipchoge can break 2-hour marathon- Froome

Four times Tour de France winner Chris Froome is optimistic about Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge. Froome says that if anyone can break the two hour marathon barrier, it is Eliud Kipchoge. “I think if anyone can cross the two-hour...

Algeria’s Mahrez part of Manchester City’s historic billion dollar squad

Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez is one of Africa’s top players that are part of the historic Manchester City squad which has been named as the first team to have spent more than 1 million euros to assemble their squad....

Africa’s 2022 World Cup qualifiers: Final results of first round

A total of 10 World Cup group qualifying matches were played on Tuesday across the continent. The games were the second leg of the first round of qualifiers. Before these round of fixtures, four teams had booked...

Samuel Eto’o retires after glorious football career

Cameroon’s celebrated striker Samuel Eto’o ended his career after writing one of the most beautiful pages in the history of football. African interclub tournaments resume this week with the last stage before the group phase. Look out for...

2022 World Cup qualifiers: Liberia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Eq. Guinea march on

Liberia needed a last-gasp penalty save, Ethiopia an own goal, Tanzania shoot-out penalties and Equatorial Guinea a late strike to all win their World Cup first round ties on Sunday and advance to the group phase of the...

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Highlights of Ahmad’s troubled CAF presidency

When Malagasy football association president Ahmad Ahmad took over the presidency of Africa’s governing body in March 2017, he pledged to develop the game...

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