South African giant club Orlando Pirates proved too strong as they thrashed Horoya AC 3-0 in their CAF Champions League Group B match at the Orlando Stadium on Friday. The victory was Pirates first in the group, while Guinean champions Horoya slipped down to first from the bottom. In the opening exchanges, the Francophone team
Ivorian giant Asec Mimosas and Nigerian Premier side, Lobi Stars will go toe to toe in the CAF Champions League Group A tie in Ivory Coast on Saturday. The expected Kick-off time is slated for 6:00 pm at the Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny as hosts Asec looking to win their first in the group. They lost
Cardiff City are reportedly interested in signing Everton striker Oumar Niasse on loan with an option to make the move permanent. The Senegal international is out of favour at Goodison Park this season, making only seven appearances. The former Lokomotiv Moscow player joined Everton in the January transfer window in 2016 for £13.5m and has scored
Former South Africa and Leeds United striker Phil Masinga have died at age 49 according to his country’s football association. He was a brilliant member of the Bafana squad that won the African Nations Cup in 1996. Masinga has had spells in England‚ Switzerland‚ Italy‚ Mamelodi Sundowns‚ Leeds United‚ Jomo Cosmos. Rest In Peace. The
Mauritania coach Corentin Martins has signed a new two-year contract extension which will see him remain as head coach until 2021. The 49-year new deal comes after leading the country to the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in history, a few months ago. Mauritania, a country in northwest Africa covered almost
Leicester’s Malian midfielder joins Turkish Sivasspor Malian international and Leicester forward Fousseni Diabate has joined Turkish side Sivasspor on loan until the end of the season. On 13 January 2018, Diabaté moved to Leicester City for an undisclosed fee from French Ligue 2 side Gazelec Ajaccio. The Midfielder made his debut for Leicester City in
Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah on Tuesday at a colourful ceremony held in Dakar, Senegal, won the 2018 CAF Player of the Year award. Salah, 26, beat Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane of Senegal and Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the title. He received the award at a ceremony in Senegal on Tuesday. With the
The Confederation of African Football, CAF has confirmed Egypt as host of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The news broke after their executive meeting in Dakar, Senegal on Tuesday morning. South Africa and Egypt were the only two nations to submit bids for the tournament. Cameron was stripped of hosting rights late last year.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) will announce the name of which country hosting the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday. CAF officially stripped Cameroon off the hosting rights back in November after failing on organizational requirements. Egypt or South Africa will host the tournament after Morocco surprisingly withdrew their bid. CAF released a
Guinea will host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations instead of the 2023 edition, according to the Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad. Speaking on a visit to Guinea on Sunday when he was joined by Fifa president Gianni Infantino, Ahmad said Guinea’s President Alpha Condé had agreed to a delay in hosting the tournament.