African Soccer 9.6.2017 03:07 pm

Ghanaian player jailed for raping wife in Sweden

A Swedish court on Friday sentenced a Ghanaian football player in Sweden’s second division to two years in prison for raping and beating his wife.

After serving his sentence, 22-year-old Kwame Bonsu, who played for the Gefle IF club, will be expelled from the Scandinavian country where he has lived in since 2013, the Gavle District Court said.

Ghanaian player jailed for raping wife in Sweden
Ghanaian player jailed for raping wife in Sweden

Ghanaian player jailed for raping wife in Sweden

A Swedish court on Friday sentenced a Ghanaian football player in Sweden’s second division to two years in prison for raping and beating his wife.

Ivory Coast must beat Guinea to ‘honour’ Tiote – Wilmots
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Ivory Coast must beat Guinea to ‘honour’ Tiote – Wilmots

The Ivory Coast must beat Guinea on Saturday to “honour the memory of Cheick Tiote”, the former international who died in China this week, according to Elephants coach Marc Wilmots.
Clinical Ahly overpower Wydad to top table
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Clinical Ahly overpower Wydad to top table

Clinical finishing by Moamen Zakaria and Junior Ajayi powered Al Ahly of Egypt to a 2-0 CAF Champions League win over Wydad Casablanca of Morocco Monday, and top place in Group D.
Ten-man Italy edge Zambia
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Ten-man Italy edge Zambia

Ten-man Italy beat Zambia 3-2 after extra-time in a thrilling encounter to advance to the semi-finals of the Fifa U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.
Brockie faces mean Mazembe defence
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Brockie faces mean Mazembe defence

New Zealand-born 2017 Caf Confederation Cup leading scorer Jeremy Brockie faces the meanest defence in the second-tier African club competition this weekend during matchday 3.
Sundowns want to shed ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ tag
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Sundowns want to shed ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ tag

Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa enter matchday 3 of the Caf Champions League this week desperate to ditch the “Jekyll and Hyde” form that has marred their title defence.
Cisneros’ late strike sinks Senegal
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Cisneros’ late strike sinks Senegal

Substitute Ronaldo Cisneros came off the bench to score the winning goal in the 89th minute in Mexico’s 1-0 victory over ten-man Senegal in the Round of 16 at the Fifa U20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.
Nigeria drop Moses for Bafana Bafana clash
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Nigeria drop Moses for Bafana Bafana clash

Nigeria have left out Chelsea star Victor Moses from their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa next month.
Zambia reach World Cup last eight
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Zambia reach World Cup last eight

Zambia survived a heart-stopping encounter to see off Germany 4-3 after extra-time to progress to their first Fifa Under-20 World Cup quarter-final.
SA proud to host Cosafa Cup – Jordaan
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SA proud to host Cosafa Cup – Jordaan

South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan says the country is proud to host the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup.
Kinshasa cauldron awaits struggling Sundowns
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Kinshasa cauldron awaits struggling Sundowns

One of the last places in Africa any coach wants to take a struggling side is the Stade des Martyrs in Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa.
Blow by blow: CF Mounana vs SuperSport United
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Blow by blow: CF Mounana vs SuperSport United

Hello and welcome to Phakaaathi’s live reporting of the Caf Confederation Cup group match between CF Mounana and SuperSport United at Stade D’Angondje in Libreville.
Zambia edge Portugal in World Cup opener
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Zambia edge Portugal in World Cup opener

Zambia came out on top in an intriguing tussle with Portugal to get the edge in FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Group C.
Wilmots recalls Kalou, Doumbia for Ivory Coast
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Wilmots recalls Kalou, Doumbia for Ivory Coast

New Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots on Thursday tempted Salomon Kalou out of international retirement and recalled fellow striker Seydou Doumbia in a 27-man squad to face the Netherlands and Guinea next month.
Blow by blow: Platinum Stars vs MC Alger
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Blow by blow: Platinum Stars vs MC Alger

Hello and welcome to Phakaaathi’s live reporting of the Caf Confederation Cup match between Platinum Stars and MC Alger at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.
Caf choose two vice-presidents
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Caf choose two vice-presidents

Kwesi Nyantakyi of Ghana and Constant Omari Selemani of the Democratic Republic of Congo have been chosen as CAF vice-presidents, the African football body said Tuesday.
Nigerian skipper set to miss Bafana clash
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Nigerian skipper set to miss Bafana clash

News coming out of Nigeria is that Super Eagles’ captain John Mikel Obi looks set to miss the African Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Bafana Bafana because of an injury.
SuperSport draw Mazembe in Confed Cup
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SuperSport draw Mazembe in Confed Cup

SuperSport and Mazembe were placed in Group D alongside Gabon’s CF Mounana and Horoya of Guinea.
Sundowns, Vita Club resume Champions League rivalry
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Sundowns, Vita Club resume Champions League rivalry

Title-holders Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa will tackle Vita Club of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the second successive season in the Caf Champions League.
Sfaxien first to book Caf Cup group place
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Sfaxien first to book Caf Cup group place

CS Sfaxien of Tunisia became the first qualifiers for the Caf Confederation Cup group phase after defeating RC Kadiogo of Burkina Faso 2-0 at home Friday.
WATCH: Former Pirates goalkeeper ‘punches’ a ball boy
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WATCH: Former Pirates goalkeeper ‘punches’ a ball boy

Enyimba Goalkeeper Fatau Dauda has been banned for one match after allegedly punching a ball boy.
Singh: South Africa has skillful players
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Singh: South Africa has skillful players

Sporting Braga striker Luther Singh says South Africa is home to some of the most skillful players in the world.
Resurgent Mazembe triumph in Caf Cup
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Resurgent Mazembe triumph in Caf Cup

Democratic Republic of Congo club TP Mazembe recaptured Sunday the form that made them African giants to beat JS Kabylie of Algeria 2-0 in the Caf Confederation Cup.
Mazembe play Caf fixture they hoped to avoid
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Mazembe play Caf fixture they hoped to avoid

Democratic Republic of Congo club TP Mazembe tackle Algerian visitors JS Kabylie Sunday in an African fixture they were desperate to avoid.
Tuchel defends Aubameyang after mask fiasco
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Tuchel defends Aubameyang after mask fiasco

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s recent mask-wearing exploits landed him in hot water with Borussia Dortmund’s bosses, but his coach Thomas Tuchel has leapt to the defence of the Gabon hot-shot.
Gyan welcomes Kwesi Appiah’s appointment
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Gyan welcomes Kwesi Appiah’s appointment

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan says the appointment of Kwesi Appiah as Black Stars coach brings a new era of optimism after the disappointments and frustrations of the past.

results

Pirates 1-0 CT City
P City 2-3 FS Stars
SuperSport Utd 1-1 Chippa Utd
Arrows 4-1 AmaZulu

fixtures

Maritzburg Utd vs Chiefs
Celtic vs Baroka
AmaZulu vs Wits
P Stars vs Arrows

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Orlando Pirates 5 11
2 Golden Arrows 4 8
3 Maritzburg United 4 8
4 Baroka FC 4 8
5 Mamelodi Sundowns 3 6
6 Cape Town City 3 6
7 SuperSport United 3 6
8 Kaizer Chiefs 4 5
9 Bloem Celtic 3 5
10 Ajax Cape Town 4 4
11 Chippa United 4 4
12 Polokwane City 4 4
13 AmaZulu 4 4
14 Bidvest Wits 4 2
15 Free State Stars 4 1
16 Platinum Stars 4 1

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