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Emerse Fae ecstatic with Ivory Coast’s AFCON achievement

Emerse Fae pleased with Ivory Coast's AFCON achievement

Emerse Fae, who took over from Jean-Louis Gasset, led Cote d’Ivoire’s national football team to their third CAF Africa Cup of Nations title is ecstatic. The Elephants won the title on home soil after beating Nigeria 2-1 in a packed Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Ebimpe on Sunday evening. After the match, Fae spoke to the […]

Sebastien Haller nets winner in Ivory Coast AFCON final win 

Sebastien Haller nets winner in Ivory Coast AFCON final win

Ivory Coast won the Africa Cup of Nations final against Nigeria 2-1 on home soil on Sunday. Emerse Faé, who played every minute in the Ivory Coast team that finished runners-up to Egypt in 2006, has now won Africa’s biggest prize in just his fourth game as a senior manager. Sebastien Haller scored the winning […]

Sierra Leone chart football among development objectives

Sierra Leone chart football among development objectives

During the launch of the FIFA Football for Schools (F4S) program in Makeni, Minister of Sports Madam Augusta James-Teima explained that football is taking the lead in enhancing the Government’s Five Game Changers, including feeding Sierra Leone, human capital development, and youth employment. The SLFA (Sierra Leone Football Association) has initiated the FIFA Football for […]

Ronwen Williams hero as South Africa claim AFCON 2023 bronze

Ronwen Williams hero as South Africa claim AFCON 2023 bronze

South Africa defeated the Democratic Republic of Congo 6-5 in the penalty shootout to clinch third place in the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday. Following a goalless draw in Abidjan, Bafana Bafana secured the bronze medal in the Ivory Coast after Williams saved penalty kicks from Chancel Mbemba and Meschack Elia. South Africa’s goalkeeper […]

Mustapha Bundu’s Plymouth in the hunt for three straight wins

Mustapha Bundu's Plymouth in the hunt for three straight win

If selected by manager Ian Foster, the Sierra Leone International Mustapha Bundu will be hoping to help his team, Plymouth Argyle, as they take on Sunderland in their Sky Bet Championship fixture at the Stadium of Light on Saturday, February 10th at 3 pm. Plymouth are targeting to register their first league double over Sunderland since the 1991-92 […]

Baciro Cande is the eighth AFCON managerial casualty

Baciro Cande is the eighth AFCON managerial casualty

Baciro Cande, who has served as coach for Guinea-Bissau, is set to depart his position when his contract expires next month.  Cande took over as coach of the national team in 2016 after a previous stint. The Bissau football federation has announced that they will not be extending the 56-year-old’s contract following the team’s group-stage […]

Nigeria v Ivory Coast: bitter rivals competing for continental glory

Nigeria v Ivory Coast: bitter rivals competing for continental glory

The Africa Cup of Nations final, which will take place on February 11 at the Olympic Stadium of Ebimpe, will see tournament favourites Nigeria facing off against hosts Ivory Coast.  This highly anticipated match between two bitter rivals promises to be a titanic clash, with both teams vying for continental glory in the CAF AFCON […]

Sebastien Haller’s goal set thrilling AFCON final date with Nigeria

Sebastien Haller's goal set thrilling AFCON final date with Nigeria

The hosts, Cote d’Ivoire, have secured a place in the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations final after defeating DR Congo 1-0 with the help of Sebastien Haller’s goal.  In the semi-final, Haller brilliantly flicked in Nicolas Pepe’s cross to score the match-winning goal. Cote d’Ivoire to battle Nigeria in a thrilling showdown as they […]

Charlton Athletic striker Kanu pens new long-term contract 

Charlton Athletic striker Daniel Kanu pens new long-term contract

Daniel Kanu, an academy graduate who joined Charlton Athletic at U11 level, has signed a new long-term contract until 2027. This season, he has scored four goals and provided one assist for the first team. In November 2023, Kanu made his senior debut for Sierra Leone in a 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Egypt. […]

Nantong Zhiyun set to unveil New Acquisition Issa Kallon

Chinese side Nantong Zhiyun set to unveil New Acquisition Issa Kallon

Chinese professional football club Nantong Zhiyun, based in Rugao, Jiangsu, is set to unveil its new acquisition Issa Kallon. Sierra Leone’s winger Issa Kallon has safely arrived on Monday after he penned a two-year deal with Nantong Zhiyun. Kallon, 28, has been handed a fresh start in the Chinese Super League, the top tier of Chinese football after he won the […]

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