Seedorf and Kluivert sacked after Cup of Nations failure

The Cameroon Football Federation sacked coach Clarence Seedorf and assistant Patrick Kluivert on Tuesday, the pair paying the price for the defending champions’ last 16 exit at the 2019 Africa Cup of…

Black Stars coach, GFA-NC officials must resign – Nyaho

A former GFA chairman Dr. Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe has called on members of the Normalization Committee and the technical team of the Black Stars to resign. Ghana failed to go past the round of 16 at the 2019 Africa Cup of…

Chelsea do not require new players to be successful – Lampard

Chelsea are facing a transfer ban but new manager Frank Lampard is confident the Premier League club do not need to bring in new players to taste success. Lampard, who is the club’s record goalscorer from his time as a…

Coaching casualties continue in Afcon fallout

Two more coaches have lost their jobs and another is expected to depart in coming days as the fallout from the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt continues for the sides who did not live up to expectations. Paul Put…

Ramsey hoping to emulate Juve titan John Charles

Aaron Ramsey says that he wants to follow in the footsteps of compatriot and Juventus hero John Charles after the Welshman was unveiled at the Serie A club on Monday. Ramsey will have a tough task emulating Charles, who died…

Neymar returns to PSG training with future still up in the air

Neymar showed up for training at Paris Saint-Germain on Monday, according to French media reports, a week late and days after controversially claiming his best football memory was beating PSG when he played for Barcelona. A video posted on the…

Griezmann trains for the first time with Barcelona

French striker Antoine Griezmann trained with his new Barcelona teammates for the first time on Monday following his controversial move from Atletic Madrid last week. “The first of two sessions scheduled for the day was completed by all available first…

Senegal to miss stalwart Koulibaly in Afcon final

Senegal moved a step closer to a maiden Africa Cup of Nations title with their semifinal victory on Sunday but will be without key defender Kalidou Koulibaly against Algeria in Friday’s title decider. The imposing centre back, who is regarded…

Belmadi hopes African coaches will get more opportunities

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi hopes that next Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal will persuade more countries to put their trust in the region’s managers. Both teams are led by local coaches in their early 40s with…

Late Mahrez stunner sends Algeria through to Afcon final

Riyad Mahrez rifled in a stoppage-time free-kick to earn Algeria a dramatic 2-1 victory over three-time champions Nigeria on Sunday and set up a rematch with Senegal in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final. Algeria led through a first-half…

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