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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...

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...

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...

Twitter explodes with reactions to Barcelona’s miraculous win against PSG

Spanish giants Barcelona completed the greatest comebacks in the history of Europe’s most elite football competition – the UEFA Champions League – by beating visiting Paris Saint-Germain 6-1 to win the two-legged tie 6-5...

German coach Antoine Hey selected to take charge of Rwanda

German football tactician Antoine Hey has been appointed as the new coach for the Rwanda national team. Rwanda's Football Federation (Ferwafa) said Hey emerged above Swiss Raoul Savoy and Portugal's José Rui Lopes Águas following...