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UN hails Ghana’s Muntari for walking out of game after racist chants

A top United Nations human rights official hailed Pescara's Ghanaian midfielder Sulley Muntari for walking out of the club’s game against Cagliari amid racists chants from the stands targeting him. The UN High Commissioner for...

Uganda’s Denis Onyango ranked among world’s best goalkeepers in 2016

Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango has been ranked among the top 10 goalkeepers in the world in the year 2016.The Cranes shot-stopper is ranked 10th in the world by the International Federation of Football...

Somalia wants to be allowed to host international football matches

Somalia has expressed interest in hosting international football matches, saying the government was able to guarantee peace and security for visiting teams and officials. The country’s Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre made the remarks during...

Somalia says ready to host international football matches

Somalia football authorities say the country is ready to host international matches once again, thanks to improved security. President of the Somali Football Federation (SFF) Abdiqani Said Arab says his country will seek to play...

AFCON 2017: Cameroon players that rejected call-ups could regret decision

Cameroon beat all odds against them to reach the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final after dispatching Ghana 2-0 in the tournament’s second semi-final game played on Thursday evening. The Indomitable Lions extended the Black...

AFCON 2017: Football legend Samuel Eto’o arrives in Gabon to back Cameroon in final

Cameroonian football legend Samuel Eto’o is in Gabon for the Africa Cup of Nations final that will see his country face seven-time champions Egypt. Eto’o is the most decorated African footballer of all time having...

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...

Football: Boycott nations demand FIFA strips Qatar of 2022 World Cup – report

The six Arab countries who last month cut ties with Qatar are reported to have written to world football's governing body FIFA to demand it be stripped of hosting the 2022 World Cup because...

Best anthem in the world? Kenyan national anthem receives global praise after Rio closing...

With the 2016 Olympic Games coming to a close, Kenya grabbed the whole world’s attention as its national anthem went in the air courtesy of Eliud Kipchoge’s gold medal win in the marathon race. The...

AFCON 2017: Closing ceremony to have women celebrities only

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations will draw to a close on Sunday in a colourful event that will see five African female musicians perform alongside hundreds of Gabonese young men and women. Cote d'Ivoire's...