23.4.2019 10:58 am
Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah was compared to British Olympic diver Tom Daley at the weekend after winning the penalty that sealed a 2-0 victory for title-chasing Liverpool at lowly Cardiff.
The exaggerated fall by the reigning African Footballer of the Year angered Cardiff manager Neil Warnock as the Reds took a two-point lead over Manchester City.
The draw for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations takes place in Cairo on Friday in a country that was only handed the task of organising the tournament in January.
Egypt and Cameroon benefited from being hosts and title-holders respectively when the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations draw seedings were announced Thursday.
Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko have announced that they have opened talks with Zesco United for the services of striker Songne Yacouba.
Zwane, otherwise known as “Mshishi”, was so outstanding against Al Ahly that his coach Pitso Mosimane likened him to Barcelona and Spain legend Andres Iniesta.
It was a stunning victory by Sundowns who were in total control against African football’s most successful club, having won a record eight Champion League titles over the years.
The loss virtually ended Al Ahly’s hopes of winning a record ninth African Champions League title.
When Mamelodi Sundowns scored their fifth goal against Al-Ahly through Phakamani Mahlambi, coach Pitso Mosimane ran down the touchline to celebrate with his players.
Mamelodi Sundowns welcome Egyptian giants Al Ahly in the first leg of the Caf Champions League quarterfinals at the Lucas Moripe Stadium today.
The message from Mosimane to his players was clear: “score as many goals as possible and shut the back door.”
An ideal result for Sundowns would be three unanswered goals, Mahlambi believes.
Cosafa maintain that Zifa are in breach of their Hosting Agreement which they signed late in January and returned to Cosafa.
The goalscorers were Mohamed Youcef Belaïli for ES Tunis; Abdelilah Hafidi and Badr Banoun for Raja Casablanca.
Hlalele was in the team and got an assist in the 2-0 win over Wanderers and said the experience was great.
South Africa’s bid to qualify for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations (AFCON) remains on track after a 3-0 win over Angola at the Bidvest Stadium on Tuesday night gave them a 6-1 aggregate victory.