The squad is without players from Nkana FC, who have matches still to complete in the Zambian season.
John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is available to return to Nigeria’s Super Eagles for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, according to a team official.
Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and four others have been charged by the Federal Court in Abuja with alleged misplacing of R119 358 which was from the federal government.
Renaissance Berkane of Morocco and Zamalek of Egypt reached the CAF Confederation Cup final Sunday by eliminating Tunisian clubs CS Sfaxien and Etoile Sahel.
“When you lose those two (Billiat and Tau) the team is a bit difficult to maintain, so I am happy with the team coming in the top four,” says Mosimane.
Sundowns were eliminated from Caf Champions League after a goalless draw with Wydad.

Blow by blow: Mamelodi Sundowns vs Wydad Casablanca

Sundowns are trailing 2-1 from the first leg semi in Rabat on 26 April though Anele Ngcongca’s away goal could prove crucial in the final reckoning.

Baxter backs Sundowns to reach Champions League final

Baxter has been impressed by the way Sundowns have been able to adapt to the different challenges they have faced on the continent.

Sundowns hope South African ‘Iniesta’ can secure final place

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has likened star winger Themba Zwane to Spanish great Andres Iniesta and hopes he can help clinch a CAF Champions League final place this Saturday.

United’s Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations

Manchester United’s Eric Bailly will miss the rest of the Premier League season and the Africa Cup of Nations after the Ivory Coast defender suffered a knee injury against Chelsea, the Red Devils announced on Monday.

African players in Europe: Liverpool trio wreak havoc

Senegalese Sadio Mane, Egyptian Mohamed Salah and Guinean Naby Keita shared the glory among Africans in Europe at the weekend by scoring all the goals as Liverpool crushed Huddersfield 5-0.

All-Tunisian Caf Confederation Cup final on cards

A Caf Confederation Cup final between Tunisian clubs remained possible Sunday after CS Sfaxien won 2-0 at home and Etoile Sahel lost only 1-0 away in semi-final first legs.

No love lost between Sundowns and Wydad in Casablanca battle

Mamelodi Sundowns and Wydad Casablanca meet again tonight at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Casablanca, in what could be a Caf Champions League semifinal battle as fiercely contested off the field as on it.

African players in Europe: ‘Diving’ Salah under fire

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.

South Africa replace Zimbabwe as Cosafa Cup hosts

The 2019 Cosafa Cup will be staged in the South African coastal city of Durban from May 25 to June 8, serving as vital preparation for the region’s Africa Cup of Nations-bound sides.

Komphela urges Bafana to show their identity at Afcon

Golden Arrows coach Steve Komphela has urged Bafana Bafana to display South Africa’s football culture in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt in June.

African players in Europe: Salah, Mane, Pepe star

Egyptian Mohamed Salah, Senegalese Sadio Mane and Ivorian Nicolas Pepe shared the glory among the African stars in Europe at the weekend.

Sundowns to push back at Al-Ahly – Mosimane

Mosimane says while his side are likely to lose tonight, it will not be because of his players’ attitude.    

No concerns for Bafana coach over draw

Due to their poor ranking, Baxter’s team will be on Pot 3 and will be grouped with at least one of Africa’s powerhouses.

Sundowns defender shrugs off Al Ahly’s mind games

The Egyptian giants begun mind games when they changed the venue of the tie from their usual Cairo International Stadium to the bigger Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria.

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