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Kenya wins inaugural mixed relay race in ongoing World Cross Country Championships

Beatrice Chepkoech on Sunday led Kenya to a gold medal in the inaugural mixed relay race at the ongoing the World Cross Country Championships in Kampala. Kenya won the race in as overall time of...

Nigeria Vs Burkina Faso London clash cancelled due to visa issues

Nigeria’s Super Eagles friendly against The Stallions of Burkina Faso that was scheduled to be played next week in London has been cancelled due to visa issues affecting the Burkina Faso players, the Nigeria...

FIFA says South Africa’s World Cup qualifying win over Senegal was fixed

South African soccer was embroiled in another scandal on Monday when FIFA said the national team's World Cup qualifying win over Senegal last year was fixed, leaving the legacy of the country's hosting of...

Hayatou’s rise from Cameroon FA to the top of CAF and FIFA

The end of Issa Hayatou's three decade reign comes in a way many couldn't have predicted. The man who was seen to have insulated himself from any challenge to his position lost an African...

Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad ends Issa Hayatou CAF presidency after 29 years

Madagascar Football Association’s president Ahmad Ahmad has been elected the new president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), beating long-serving Cameroonian Issa Hayatou in a vote conducted in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Hayatou...

Ghana’s former Chelsea star Essien signs for Indonesia’s Persib

Ghanaian football star Michael Essien has joined Indonesian side Persib Bandung, the club announced on social media on Tuesday. Essien will now feature in the club that was once home to Cameroon’s legend and World...

ZIFA boss to sue CAF President Issa Hayatou for defamation

The Council for Southern African football associations, COSAFA is leading the campaign to end Issa Hayataou's three decades reign. COSAFA and Zimbabwe FA boss Philip Chiyangwa has been an outright critic of the Cameroonian and...

Durban stripped of right to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

The South African city of Durban has lost its right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games after it did not meet the criteria set by the Commonwealth Games Federation. The South African Sports Confederation and...

Madagascar to send 88 athletes to train in China

88 Malagasy athletes will this year be sent to train in China for five months, Malagasy sports minister said on Friday. "Eighty-eight Malagasy athletes in five disciplines will be selected by Chinese experts and Malagasy...

How French midfield star N’Golo Kante almost played for Mali

Chelsea’s midfield star N'Golo Kante wanted to represent Mali at the international level before France swooped in and asked for his services, former Leicester assistant boss Steve Walsh revealed. The 25-year-old has been a constant...