African News

Ghana bow out of World Cup after defeat to Uruguay

Ghana Black Stars are out of this year's World Cup after a 2-0 defeat to Uruguay at the Al Janoub Stadium on Friday. Thanks to a brace from Giorgian De Arrascaeta in quick succession in the first half, 35-year-old Luis Suarez has a hand in both goals. Ghana should...

Hakim Ziyech nets to help Morocco reach World Cup last 16

Winger Hakim Ziyech scored in less than four minutes as he took advantage of a blunder from Canada's back line at the Al Thumama stadium on Thursday.  Youssef En-Nesyri doubled their lead in the 23rd minute on a great ball from Achraf Hakimi over Canada's back-line,...

Koulibaly nets winner as Senegal progress to last 16

Senegal have qualified for the Round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The Lions or Teranga have finished as runners-up in Group A, behind Netherlands, having won games against hosts Qatar and now Ecuador in what was a tense but thrilling match. Senegal showed...

Wigan Athletic appoint Kolo Touré as first team manager

Former Ivorian International Kolo Touré has been appointed Wigan Athletic first team manager on a three and half year deal. The English Championship club say the former Arsenal, Liverpool and City defender has signed from Leicester City, where he was operating as...

Ghana Black Stars edge five-goal thriller

Ghana got their first win of the 2022 World Cup after beating South Korea 3-2 in their Group H second game at the Education City Stadium. The West Africans can now build from today's win as they face Uruguay in their final Group game for a place in the tournament...

Cameroon share World Cup spoils with Serbia

Serbia and Cameroon played out a thrilling 3-3 draw at the World Cup in what was one of the most entertaining games of the tournament so far. Jean-Charles Castelletto gave Cameroon the lead in the first half, but Serbia scored twice in quick succession through...

Morocco stun Belgium to keep World Cup hopes alive

Morocco produced the latest Qatar 2022 surprise by beating Belgium to boost their hopes of reaching the knockout rounds for the first time since 1986. Two substitutes make the difference with late goals Belgium suffer first group-stage defeat since 1994 The group...

Senegal beat host Qatar to register first World Cup win

Senegal become the first African side at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 to register a victory. They survived a late scare to overcome persistent Qatar. The West African open up a two-goal advantage with strikes on either side of half-time Mohammad Muntari hit back with...

Ghana’s Bukari defends decision to do ‘SIUU’ celebration

Ghana forward Osman Bukari took to Twitter to defend his decision to do the 'Siuu’ celebration in their Group H World Cup opening 3-2 defeat on Thursday. The West African nation was trailing 3-1 at Stadium 974 in Doha as substitute Bukari pulled a goal back in the...

Morocco and Croatia play out goalless draw

Croatia and Morocco play out a drab goalless draw in Group F opener 2018 runners-up dominate possession but lack a cutting edge Next up: Belgium-Morocco and Croatia-Canada on 27 November Morocco 0-0 Croatia | Group F Thrills, spills and goals were sadly lacking at Al...