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Nigeria’s Super Eagles soar higher than star-studded Argentina in Russia

Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Tuesday defeated a star-studded Argentine national team, 4-2, in a friendly match played in Krasnodar, Russia. The Argentina team included Sergio Aguero, Javier Mascherano and Angel Di Maria in a game...

South African boxer Mitchell’s story immortalised in a play

Brian Mitchell was one of South Africa′s best boxers, but due to sanctions during Apartheid, the former double world champion was never allowed to fight in his own country. Now Mitchell has taken his...

Senegal beat South Africa to qualify for World Cup

Senegal have qualified for their second World Cup finals after beating South Africa 2-0 at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, South Africa. Returning after a 16-year absence from Football's biggest competition, Senegal join Nigeria and...

Final three African soccer World Cup slots to be settled

Senegal and Tunisia are on the brink of qualification for next year’s World Cup finals but the tussle between the Cote d'Ivoire and Morocco is set for a dramatic finale in Abidjan at the...

Tammy Abraham delighted by England call-up, Nigerians disappointed

Chelsea striker on loan at fellow Premier League side Swansea, Tammy Abraham, has expressed his delight at receiving a call-up to the England national team ahead of the international fixtures. The 20-year-old switched his allegiance...

Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca crowned new African football champions

Morocco’s football side Wydad Casablanca are the new African champions after beating Egyptian giants Al Ahly by a solitary goal on Saturday in the CAF Champions League final. The win means Wydad have won the...

Former Namibian sprinter Fredericks under investigation over Olympics fraud

A formal investigation has been opened on former Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredericks over allegations of vote buying to win the 2016 Summer Olympics for Rio de Janeiro, Reuters has learned. Appearing before a French magistrate on...

Nigeria to Host FIFA World Cup trophy in March

Nigeria is set to host the Original FIFA World Cup trophy in March 2018. Nigeria's Super Eagles and 31 other teams will be competing for the cup at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in...

CAF names 30-man list for 2017 African Player of the Year award

The Confederations of African Football (CAF) on Wednesday released the names of nominees for the 2017 African Player of the Year (overall) and African Player of the Year (based in Africa). 30 players from around...

Ghana’s former-football star Abubakar dies aged 36

Ghanaian former international football star, Yakubu Abubakar has died at the age of 36. The former Black Star, a defensive midfielder, died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday. Abubakari made...