Security committee established for Afcon – Caf Prez

Confederation of African Football (Caf) president, Ahmad said a special committee has been set up to deal with security concerns at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt next month. At least 12 people were injured when an explosion hit…

Sierra Leone FA president Isha Johansen acquitted of corruption

Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) President Isha Johansen has been acquitted on all counts of corruption by a court in Freetown. Her acquittal, along with SLFA General Secretary Christopher Kamara, paves the way for the lifting of a ban from…

Zamalek end 16-year African trophy drought

Brilliant penalties enabled Zamalek Sporting Club of Egypt to win the Caf Confederation Cup final near Alexandria on Sunday and end a 16-year African trophy drought. Mahmoud Alaa converted a 55th-minute VAR spot-kick to give Zamalek a 1-0 second-leg win…

U-20 World Cup: Record-setting Sagna fires Senegal past Tahiti

It took only 9.6 seconds for forward Amadou Sagna to score the first goal of the Fifa Under-20 World Cup Poland 2019 – the fastest in the history of the competition – as Senegal sailed ahead of Tahiti and never…

Esperance chase rare back-to-back Champs League titles

Esperance, Tunisia’s African Champions League title holders, will start as favourites on Friday as, on the back of a 10-game unbeaten run, they bid to become only the fourth club to retain the trophy in more than half a century.…

Egypt: Afcon hosts name 25-man provisional squad

2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) hosts Egypt have announced their 25-man preliminary squad for the tournament. Coach Javier Aguirre’s squad comes with virtually no surprises. However, there is a return for veteran duo Abdallah El-Said and Walid Soliman who…

Mahrez eyes Afcon with Algeria after City treble

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez hopes he can continue a successful streak by helping Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt during July. The 28-year-old started in the FA Cup final at the weekend as City completed…

Yaya Toure on trial at second-tier Chinese club

Former Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has landed in China on a trial with second-tier Qingdao Huanghai, the club said on Friday. The 36-year-old has been without a team since December after an unsuccessful three-month spell at Olympiakos…

Lucy Quist speaks at Africa Women’s Sports Summit May 15

One of Ghana’s most respected corporate names, Lucy Quist, will speak at Wednesday’s Africa Women’s Sports Summit taking place at the Swiss Spirit Alisa Hotel. Madam Quist will join a host of other speakers from across the continent for the…

African trio share Premier League Golden Boot

The race to be crowned the English Premier League’s leading scorer this season ended in a three-way tie on Sunday as the African trio of Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mohamed Salah shared the Golden Boot. Gabon forward Aubameyang scored…

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