Afcon 2019: Madagascar fairytale ends as Tunisia ease into semifinals

Tunisia ended Madagascar’s remarkable Africa Cup of Nations run when they beat the rank outsiders 3-0 in their quarterfinal on Thursday, notching their first win of the tournament in the process. Madagascar, a country with little football tradition and who…

Algeria beat Ivory Coast to reach Afcon semis

Experienced striker Wilfried Bony and midfielder Serey Die missed penalties in the shootout as Algeria sealed a 4-3 victory over the Ivory Coast following an entertaining 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal draw on Thursday. Algeria will now meet Nigeria…

Afcon 2019: Gueye takes Senegal to semifinals after 13 years

Senegal reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals for the first time since 2006 when Idrissa Gueye scored to deliver a 1-0 last-eight win over Benin in Cairo on Wednesday. Everton midfielder Gueye struck on 70 minutes, side-footing the ball into the net from close…

VAR to be used from Afcon quarterfinals

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will be introduced from the quarterfinal stage of the Africa Cup of Nations, increasing the possibility of drama in a tournament traditionally filled with refereeing controversy but this year rather muted. It was originally…

U-17 World Cup: Ghana kicked out by Mali [+Highlights]

Ghana bowed out of the 2017 Fifa U-17 World Cup after suffering a 2-1 quarterfinal defeat at the hands of Mali on Saturday. The result follows victory over their West African rivals in this year’s CAF U-17 Africa Cup of…

U-17 World Cup: FIVE quick facts about Ghana vs Mali

Ahead of Ghana’s game against Mali in the quarterfinals of the ongoing U-17 World Cup in India on Saturday, starrsportsgh.com provides five interesting facts about the all-African clash. The Black Starlets take on the Eaglets at the Indira Gandhi Athletic…

U-17 World Cup: Ghana battle Mali in all-African last 8 clash [PREVIEW]

With very little separating the two in strategy and technique, Ghana could count on their better defensive organisation against Mali in an all-African quarterfinal of the Fifa U-17 World Cup on Saturday. Two-time champions Ghana are seeking to revive their…

U-17 World Cup: Mali ease into the quarter-finals [+Highlights]

Mali cruised to a 5-1 victory over Iraq in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. With the win, the Chile 2015 runners-up will meet African opposition in the form of either Ghana or Niger…

Sanford Women’s FA Cup quarter finals schedule announced

The Women’s League Board (WLB) has announced schedules for the quarter final stage of the 2017 Sanford Women’s FA Cup. At a media briefing held at the GFA Secretariat on Wednesday morning, the WLB disclosed that the games which have…

MTN FA Cup quarterfinal draw: Kotoko to host Nea Salamina, Hearts face Danbort

Giant killers Nea Salamina will face a trip to 8-time winners Asante Kotoko in the quarter final of the 2017 MTN FA Cup after the draw was made on Tuesday morning. Record winners Accra Hearts of Oak, with 10 titles,…

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