African News

CAF approves maximum 28-man optional squads for AFCON in Cameroon

The Confederation of African Football has said that participating countries for next year's Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Cameroon can travel with a maximum of a 28-man squad. The 33rd edition was delayed due to Covid-19 but look set for Cameroon next year from...

Ghana top-tier winner to pocket GHC 250,000 as prize money

Ghana Football Association has maintained a winner price cash boost for the 2021/2022 season Ghs 250,000, about $42,000 for lifting the title. GFA boss Kurt Okraku confirmed the news on Tuesday during the launching of the new season at the FA headquarters in Accra....

Gambia Scorpions progress to next round of 2022 WAFCON Qualifiers

The Gambia women national are through to the second round of the TotalEnergies Women's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier with a 3-1 aggregate over Sierra Leone. Having won the first left 2-0, the Female Scorpions played to a 1-1 draw with their counterparts at the...

Coach Bah hopeful ahead of Sierra Queens second leg qualifier

After their first-leg 2-0 defeat to the female Scorpions of the Gambia on Monday at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium, coach Abdulai Bah says his side will give everything as they try to make the next stage. The visitors scored twice in the second half as they held on to...

Chad returns to International football after Fifa ban

Chad's International football suspension has been lifted, the world governing body FIFA said on Tuesday after they were banned in March due to government interference. Fifa said in a statement that Chad’s suspension was lifted with immediate effect since the...

Sierra Leone to wrap up training camp with Morocco

Sierra Leone national team on Tuesday will wrap up their training camp against the Atlas Lions homebased team at the Stade El Bachir, Mohammédia. Houcine Ammouta's men leading the four-nation tournament pecking order will face Sierra Leone in their last friendly match...

Algeria thrash Niger, Côte d’Ivoire, E-Guinea register wins

Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Group A: Algeria continued their fine form in the race to Qatar with another excellent win over Niger on Friday. At the Stade Mustapha Tchaker in Blida, Algeria stretched their unbeaten run to 30 matches, with Riyad Mahrez and Islam Silimani...

WCQ Wrap-up: Cape Verde edge Liberia as CAR stun Nigeria

The Lone Star of Liberia suffered a 2-1 defeat to Cape Verde at the Accra Sports Stadium in Ghana, denting their hopes further to reach the World Cup in Qatar 2022.   Liberia took the lead in their Group C tie just before the breakthrough Van-Dave Harmon's well-taken...

Morocco top Group I after thrashing Guinea Bissau

Morocco proved too strong for Guinea-Bissau in their matchday three of FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022 qualifiers group I, thrashing Guinea Bissau 5-0 at Moulay Prince Abdellah in Rabat. As a result, the Atlas Lions leading the group with six points from two games, two...

Harambee Stars target Sesay set for Sierra Leone debut

Barnet FC defender David Sesay, who has been on Kenya wish list in the last two years set to make his Sierra Leone debut in Morocco. Sesay, 23, could make his debut if selected against South Sudan on Wednesday the 6th as part of three friendlies line up in Morocco....