Super Eagles captain and former Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi is uncertain to play in Friday’s international friendly match between Nigeria and Poland in Wroclaw. Obi, 30, uncertainty is due to not being able to renew his work permit to date and it is unlikely to get the issue resolved before Friday. “We all had
Egyptian International and Liverpool in-form striker Mohamed Salah has been named the Premier League Player of the Month for February. His second @EASPORTSFIFA Player of the Month award of the season. Salah, 25, scored four goals in Liverpool’s three Premier League matches last month, following his excellent brace in the 2-2 draw against Tottenham Hotspur.
Record-breaking winners Al Ahly recorded a 4-0 thumping over Mounana of Gabon on Tuesday in their 2018 CAF Champions League last-32 tie. Botswana’s Township Rollers made headlines for the second round in a row with victory in Tanzania over Young Africans. Nigeria’s Plateau United and Senegal’s Generation Foot still have hope despite first leg defeats.
Former Sierra Leone boss Sellas Tetteh has agreed to become the new manager of second-tier side Tamale City FC, Football Sierra Leone understands. Former Bank of Ghana Governor Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku and businessman Ibrahim Mahama are the club’s new owners. His task is to help guide the ambitious club to the Ghana Premier League next
Sierra Leone International Sheka Fofanah scored on his CAF Champions League debut for Sudanese top-tier side and 2015 African Champions League semi-finalists Al Merreikh of Sudan, but his goal was not enough as the Botswana side qualified 4-2 on aggregate. The jam-packed Khartoum stadium was treated to a very entertaining encounter. Township Rollers are through
Belgian technician Paul Put has resigned as the head coach of the Harambee Stars citing “personal reasons”, the Kenya Football Federation have confirmed. Put, 61, was appointed to a two-year deal in November replacing local technician Stanley Okumbi. – Kenya appoint Paul Put as new coach Kenya’s Federation said in a statement that Paul Put’s resignation
Sierra Leone international, Prince Barrie and his Guinean top-flight club Hafia FC suffered a 1-0 defeat in Benin, at the Mathieu Kérékou stadium on Saturday. The only goal of the day was scored by match-winner Jean Marie Guerra in the first leg preliminary of the CAF Confederation Cup. Former Inter Allies attacking midfielder, Barrie made
Hafia FC attacking midfielder Prince Barrie is looking forward to his CAF Confederation Cup debut in Benin at the Stade de l’Amitié de Kouhounou, Cotonou. Seven points adrift of Horoya AC in second place, Hafia going into this weekend continental tie highly motivated after winning three of their last five League matches. Barrie, 20, with
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed that Wilfried Zaha picked up a knee injury in the draw during the match against Newcastle United. The Ivorian international will not be part of the Palace trip to Everton on Saturday. Hodgson told club’s website: “We don’t know how long he is out for, that is the
Host and tournament favourite, Morocco thrashed Nigeria 4-0 in the final on Sunday to claim the African Nations Championship (CHAN) at a packed Complexe Mohamed V in Casablanca at a packed Complexe Mohamed V in Casablanca. A brace from Zakaria Hadraf and a goal each from Walid El Karti and Ayoub El Kaabi were enough