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Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena dies after collapsing on pitch

Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena dies after collapsing on the pitch

Former Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena collapsed and died aged 28 while playing for Egnatia against Partizani on Saturday. However, the game was halted at 1-1 with no further play. The Football Federation further confirmed all football championships in Albania have been postponed to a later date. “Despite the immediate intervention of specialist doctors he unfortunately passed away,” said […]

Ethiopia beat Al Hilal to prepare for Sierra Leone qualifier

Ethiopia beat Al Hilal to prepare for Sierra Leone qualifier

Ethiopia Walias defeated Sudanese club side Al Hilal 2-0 on Thursday in a test friendly ahead of facing Sierra Leone as they continue preparation for the 2026 World Cup qualifying campaign. Goals from Bahir Dar Kenema defensive midfielder Alelegn Azene and Defence Force left wing back Bereket Desta were enough as the new head coach tested his […]

Ethiopia to play Al-Hilal ahead of Sierra Leone World Cup qualifier 

Ethiopia in training ahead of opening World Cup qualifiers

Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has announced that newly appointed head coach Gebremedhin Haile will test his side against Sudanese club side Al-Hilal before heading to Morocco for their World Cup qualifiers. The Walias were drawn in Group A in the new African zone qualifying format, along with Egypt, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, and Djibouti. […]

Burkina Faso confirm 25-man squad for doubleheader

Burkina Faso confirm 25-man squad for World Cup double header

The Stallions of Burkina Faso have confirmed a 25-man list for their 2026 World Cup qualifiers in Morocco next week. Hubert Velud’s side will kick off their campaign against Guinea-Bissau and Ethiopia on November 17 in Marrakech and November 21, 2023, in El Jadida, Morocco, respectively. Having qualified for the 34th edition of the biennial African […]

Wydad coach Ramzy is optimistic ahead of Sundowns’ tie

Adel Ramzy optimistic ahead of AFL final return fixture in South Africa

Moroccan club Wydad Casablanca coach Adel Ramzi is optimistic as he recalled his team could easily have scored four goals against Mamelodi Sundowns in the first leg of the African Football League (AFL) at the Mohammed V Stadium in Casablanca. Casablanca managed a 2-1 win ahead of the return match this Sunday in Pretoria. Ramzi […]

Salah, Elneny among foreign-based named in Egypt’s squad

Salah, Elneny among foreign-based named in Egypt's squad

The Pharaohs of Egypt head coach Rui Vitoria listed nine foreign-based players in his squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifying camp in November. Liverpool star Mohamed Salah and Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny are among key notable players. Eintracht Frankfurt winger Omar Marmoush, Nantes striker Mostafa Mohamed, and Pendikspor forward Ahmed ‘Kouka’ Hassan were all named for […]

Baciro Candé names Djurtus squad for World Cup qualifiers

Baciro Candé names Djurtus 23-man sqaud for World Cup 2026 qualifiers

Guinea Bissau head coach Baciro Candé has named a 23-man Djurtus squad for this month’s World 2026 opening two qualifiers. Coach Baciro Candé announced his sqaud on Friday, 3rd November, as he set sights on preparation for Burkina Faso at the Grand Stadium of Marrakech before taking on Djibouti in Cairo (Egypt) on the 17th and 20th November, respectively. […]

Gebremedhin Haile names 30-man squad for Sierra Leone & Burkina Faso

Gebremedhin Haile names 30-man squad for Sierra Leone & Burkina Faso

Newly appointed Ethiopia head coach Gebremedhin Haile has named a 30-man squad as he starts his preparation for their Opening World Cup Qualifiers this month. The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) announced the appointment of Gebremedhin on a 250,000 birr a month (net) contract during a joint press briefing on Friday. Gebremedhin’s first task is against […]

Amara Nallo features in Liverpool’s International Cup draw with Benfica

Amara Nallo features for Liverpool U21 in a draw with Benfica in the International Cup

Liverpool U21s played to a 1-1 with Benfica in the Premier League International Cup group stage.  A dazzling 30-yarder from Filipe Cruz as the visitors opened the scoring to cap a period of Benfica dominance during the first half, but the Reds swiftly levelled through a clinical James McConnell header. A Liverpool clearance came out […]

Sundowns & Wydad register slender wins in AFL semis

Sundowns and Wydad register slender wins in AFL semis

Mamelodi Sundowns and Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca managed a vital 1-0 home win over Egyptian giant Al Ahly and Tunisian side Esperance in the first leg of their African Football League semi-finals. Thapelo Maseko sealed victory with his second-half goal for the South Africans at Loftus Versfeld Stadium as Hicham Bousfiane gave Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca a […]