Van de Beek gives Ajax edge over Spurs

Ajax closed in on a first Champions League final for 23 years as Donny van de Beek’s early goal beat an injury-hit Tottenham 1-0 in the first leg of their semifinal on Tuesday. Van de Beek’s opener on 15 minutes…

United’s Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations

Manchester United’s Eric Bailly will miss the rest of the Premier League season and the Africa Cup of Nations after the Ivory Coast defender suffered a knee injury against Chelsea, the Red Devils announced on Monday. Bailly sustained medial ligament…

Speakers announced for 2019 Africa Women’s Sports Summit

Speakers for the 2019 Africa Women’s Sports Summit have been announced. Organizers today officially released names of all five speakers for the event, which takes place on May 15 at the Botsio Hall of the Swiss Spirit Alisa Hotel in…

Cameroon win Afcon U17 title in shootout victory over Guinea

Cameroon beat Guinea on penalties 5-3 to be crowned the champions of the Total U17 Africa Cup of Nations 2019 at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam on Sunday. Goalkeeper Manfred EKoi was the hero for “Les Lionceaux”, saving Mohamed…

Furious Zidane blasts Madrid players after Rayo defeat

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane lambasted his players for “doing nothing” during a limp 1-0 defeat at lowly Rayo Vallecano on Sunday which saw the deposed European champions suffer their 10th Liga defeat of the season. Adri Embarba scored the…

Van Dijk wins PFA Player of the Year award

Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk was named as England’s PFA Player of the Year for 2019 on Sunday. The #PFA Players’ Player of the Year 2019 @LFC and @OnsOranje defender @VirgilvDijk 🏆👏⚽️ #PFAawards #POTY pic.twitter.com/BLq2TFt2vR — PFA | Professional Footballers'…

Theresa Bremansu: Battered referee slams ‘paltry’ fine for Prisons Ladies

Referee Theresa Bremansu has expressed disappointment with the level of fine imposed on Sunyani-based Prisons Ladies FC by the Ghana FA Disciplinary Committee (DC). The experienced knight of the whistle was subjected to physical assault at the end of a…

Struggling Real held to goalless draw by Getafe

Real Madrid’s dreary end to the season took another turn for the worse on Thursday as they were left holding on for a goalless draw away to Champions League chasers Getafe. Just 48 hours before Barcelona are set to be…

Sterling honoured with award for fighting racism

Manchester City’s England forward Raheem Sterling has been awarded The Integrity and Impact Award at this year’s BT Sport Industry Awards for speaking out on a range of social issues, including racism. Sterling was recognised for his fight against racism…

Man Utd can still qualify for Champions League – Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United can still qualify for the Champions League despite a collapse in form extended by their derby defeat against Manchester City.United have now lost seven of their past nine games in all competitions, leaving them…

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