Sierra Stars pictured out of AFCON U-17 Qualifiers Football Sierra Leone UK has been informed by the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) of their withdrawal from the 12th edition of the African Cup of Nations U-17 qualifiers. The next year’s continental championships slated to be hosted in Madagascar will run from 2 – 16 April
Egyptian club Zamalek put their domestic disappointment behind them to open their African Champions League group campaign on Sunday with a 1-0 victory away to Enyimba of Nigeria. Zamalek, keen to seek consolation for their slip in the Egyptian league, were one of three African sides to win their away group games at the weekend.
West Ham have signed Algerian winger Sofiane Feghouli (Pictured) from Valencia on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee. Feghouli, 26, joined Valencia from French side Grenoble back in 2010, scoring 42 goals in 243 appearances in the last six years. Feghouli told the West Ham website: “I am very happy to sign for the Hammers
The Indomitable Lions, who have qualified for the tournament more times than any other African country and reached the 1990 quarter-finals, are among 20 teams to be split into five groups. The Indomitable Lions have appeared at the tournament seven times – more than any other African country – but have suffered in recent years.
Tragedy has hit Nigeria football again as former Super Eagles coach Shuaibu Amodu, four-time manager of the Nigerian Super Eagles and Technical Director of the NFF is dead. Amodu Shaibu the top coach was recently appointed Nigeria technical director. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced Saturday that Amodu, 58, died after complaining of chest problems.
RIP: Nigeria legend Steven Keshi passes away aged 54 Steven Keshi was one of African football’s finest and best-known figures and had three spells in charge of the Super Eagles. The world is mourning the Super Eagles Legend demise. The news was confirmed by the Nigeria Football Association on Wednesday morning. Former Nigeria captain and
Sudan’s newly appointed national skipper Muhannad El Tahir (Pictured) is confident that they can win in Freetown against Sierra Leone. Speaking ahead of their Group I crucial clash this Saturday, 4 June 2016, the Al-Hilal striker who is targeting a historic third appearance at the Africa Cup of Nations after 2008 and 2012 has said
The Harambee Stars of Kenya were held to a 1-1 draw by the Falcons of Jediane, Sudan in a friendly match played at Kasarani Nairobi on Tuesday. The visitors were close to a win thanks to a stoppage time goal from defender and captain of the day Brian Mandela, who cancelled out Nazar Hamid’s 24th
Sudan will be away to Kenya in a friendly match scheduled for Nairobi on May 27 at the Moi International Sports centre Kasarani in preparation for their Afcon 2017 qualifier against Sierra Leone a week later. The Falcons of Jediane will use the test match as preparations ahead of their decisive AFCON qualifying match slated