2019 Wafu Cup: Senegal are champions after beating Ghana via PKs

Hosts Senegal are the champions of the 2019 Wafu Cup of Nations after beating Ghana 3-1 via penalty shootouts following 120 minutes of football which ended 1-1 at Stade Lat Dior de Thies on Sunday. Ghana almost took the lead…

Algeria pip Senegal to win Africa Cup of Nations

Baghdad Bounedjah’s early goal propelled Algeria to a first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years after a fiery 1-0 victory over Sadio Mane’s Senegal in Friday’s final in Cairo. Bounedjah gave Algeria a dream start in the second…

PREVIEW: Senegal, Algeria set for rematch in Afcon final

Sadio Mane’s Senegal and an Algeria side captained by Riyad Mahrez will attempt to secure their place in Africa Cup of Nations history in Friday’s final in Cairo. Senegal, the 2002 runners-up, are desperate to end a long wait for…

Senegal vs Algeria: Friends collide as Cisse and Belmadi target Afcon crown

They were born a day apart, raised in the same city and enjoyed prosperous playing careers, and while both Aliou Cisse and Djamel Belmadi are now experiencing similar success as coaches, only one can lift the Africa Cup of Nations…

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…

UCL Final: Salah, Origi fire Liverpool to sixth European crown

Mohamed Salah scored one of the fastest ever goals in a Champions League final and Divock Origi struck late as Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in Madrid on Saturday and won the trophy for the sixth time. Less than two…

Origi and Wanyama put Kenya on Champions League map

Liverpool striker Divock Origi and Tottenham Hotspur’s Victor Wanyama are the talk of Kenya ahead of Saturday’s European Champions League final in Madrid. In football-mad Kenya, a nation of 50 million in East Africa, there is hope the two athletes…

Chelsea thrash Arsenal to win Europa League

Eden Hazard scored twice and then admitted it was his parting gift as the Belgian’s brace helped Chelsea sweep away Arsenal to win 4-1 in the Europa League final in Baku. This match started at 11pm local time on Wednesday…

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.…

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