Socceroos legend Tim Cahill hangs up his boots

Australia’s all-time top goalscorer Tim Cahill announced his retirement on Friday, bringing an end to one of the country’s greatest football careers. The 39-year-old – who scored 50 goals in 108 appearances for the Socceroos and played in four World…

African football spreads its wings by staging Super Cup in Qatar

A 20 000-seat stadium in Qatar capital Doha will be the unlikely setting on Friday for the Caf Super Cup showdown between Esperance of Tunisia and Raja Casablanca of Morocco. The annual one-off match pits the winners of the Caf Champions…

Solskjaer named permanent Man United manager

Manchester United have appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their permanent manager on a three-year contract, the Premier League club said on Thursday. The 46-year-old Norwegian has guided United to 14 wins in 19 matches in all competitions as caretaker boss…

Nigeria ‘confident’ for Afcon after Egypt friendly win

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr hailed his side’s friendly victory over Africa Cup of Nations hosts and favourites Egypt, but admitted they still need to improve before the tournament starts in June. A stunning goal by Paul Onuachu inside a minute…

PHOTOS: Commey receives car gift from Ghana’s President

The Ministry of Youth and Sports, on Wednesday, handed over government’s promised brand new Toyota Corolla car to Ghana’s latest world champion Richard Commey. The presentation was done by Deputy Sports Minister Perry Okudjeto in fulfillment of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s…

Man United to face Spurs in Shanghai summer clash

Manchester United will play Premier League top-four rivals Tottenham Hotspur in a pre-season glamour friendly in Shanghai, the Old Trafford club said on Wednesday. At least six major English clubs will visit China this summer with Manchester City, Newcastle United,…

Sterling calls for Premier League to clamp down on racism

England star Raheem Sterling has called on the Premier League to show the way to other European countries in the fight against racism. Sterling and his England teammates were subjected to racist chants during Sunday’s 5-1 victory in a Euro…

Black Stars beat Mauritania 3-1 in friendly

An improved second half display after introduction of first team players ensured Ghana’s Black Stars beat Mauritania 3-1 in a friendly Tuesday. The match played before a sparse crowd at the Accra Stadium saw Ghana’s newbie Caleb Ansah Ekuban scoring…

Paintsil confirms Wa All Stars acquisition, name changed to Stallions FC

Former Ghana and Fulham defender John Paintsil and his partners say they have assumed ownership of Ghana Premier League side Wa All Stars. The 37-year-old – who has led the process of acquiring the ownership rights of the Northern Blues…

Euro 2020Q: Mbappe leads France rout, Ronaldo injured in Portugal draw

Mesmerising Kylian Mbappe led France’s rout of Iceland in Euro 2020 qualifiers on Monday, but Cristiano Ronaldo hobbled off in Portugal’s disappointing draw with Serbia and racist abuse overshadowed five-star England in Montenegro. Mbappe scored one and set up two…

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