Lille’s Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen was on Monday named the top African player in France’s coronavirus-curtailed Ligue 1 season.
The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has been forced to release a statement reminding clubs in the country that group training remains prohibited under lockdown restrictions
Tanzania this weekend became the first African country to resume a national league suspended during March because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
My five best World Cup 2010 moments
It’s a decade on from the kick off of the 2010 Fifa World Cup finals in South Africa, a day when Siphiwe Tshabalala’s superb strike lit up Soccer City and has Bafana Bafana dreaming, for just a moment of World Cup glory. Phakaaathi editor Jonty Mark picks his five most most memorable moments from the tournament, which start with that Tshabalala thunderbolt and end with Spain’s first ever World Cup win a month or so later.
In his new book, Made in Africa, former Citizen football writer Ed Aarons, now with the Guardian Newspaper in the UK, looks at the history of African players in English football. In this extract, he writes about Lucas Radebe’s career at Leeds United, and explains why ‘Rhoo’ became such a legend at Elland Road.
Former Orlando Pirates coach Micho Sredojevic has praised Collins Mbesuma for his newly launched soccer academy in Luanshyna, Zambia.

African Soccer Coach Rohr vows to make Nigeria champions of Africa again

Coach Gernot Rohr said he made sacrifices in his new contract with Nigeria in order to guide the country to a fourth Africa Cup of Nations triumph.

African Soccer It’s not easy to win Caf Champions League – Pitso

After winning their maiden African Champions League title in 2016, there has been a lot of expectations from the Mamelodi Sundowns fans and South African football supporters at large for Bafana Ba Style to deliver another crown. 

African Soccer Tanzanian club shows interest in ex-Maritzburg striker

Young Africans (Yanga) FC have reportedly shown interest in recruiting former Free State Stars and Maritzburg United striker Andrea Fileccia.

African Soccer Nigeria coach Rohr sets to sign new contract

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr will sign a new contract next week after agreeing terms to extend his four-year stay with one of Africa’s football powerhouses, the national football body said Tuesday.

AFCON 2019 News Under-fire Safa deny further allegations

The South African Football Association have had to fend off another report from a former CEO that is highly critical of the behaviour of Safa president Danny Jordaan

African Soccer Simba SC deny interest in Pirates striker Shonga

Simba SC CEO Senzo Mbatha has dismissed reports that the club is looking to sign out-of-favour Orlando Pirates striker Justin Shonga.

African Soccer Sundowns monitoring Musona’s situation at Anderlecht

Mamelodi Sundowns are said to be keeping tabs on Knowledge Musona’s situation at Anderlecht and could be tempted to make another offer for him should he become available.

African Soccer Ex-Sundowns captain Nyandoro donates mealie meal to needy Zimbabweans

Mamelodi Sundowns legend Esrom Nyandoro has reportedly gave mealie meal bags to 300 needy residents at Mzilikazi suburb where he hails from.

African Soccer African club finals postponed due to coronavirus

The African Champions League and African Confederation Cup finals, due to take place in May, were postponed on Saturday because of the spread of the coronavirus, officials announced.

African Soccer Veteran Nigerian goalkeeper Enyeama open to Chiefs, Pirates move

The 37-year-old, who has spent more than a decade in Europe, is currently a free agent after leaving Ligue 1 side LOSC Lille in 2018.

African Soccer Cosafa U-20 Player of the Tournament Gondwe trains with Spanish club

Patrick Gondwe recently found himself whisked away from his home country of Zambia to the Spanish city of Soria – where you can find the CD Numancia football club.

African Soccer The amazing story of the first African star in LaLiga history

What do African legends Yaya Touré, Seydou Keita and Samuel Eto’o have in common? Apart from their significance in the Spanish topflight and stealing the hearts of football fans across the globe, the answer is one man – Larbi Ben Barek.

At least SA’s youngsters still have a shot at Olympic dream

African Soccer At least SA’s youngsters still have a shot at Olympic dream

There is no doubt that world footballing body Fifa have taken the sensible option by extending to under-24 the age-limit for what is now the 2021 Summer Olympic Football Tournament in Tokyo.

African Soccer Kaizer Chiefs players comment on Olympic postponement

Kaizer Chiefs’ South African Under-23 players Happy Mashiane and Siyabonga Ngezana have said that for now staying safe remains the priority, after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was postponed by a year, because of the coronavirus pandemic.





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