15.5.2019 10:18 am
Kenya named its preliminary squad Tuesday for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations, after qualifying for the continent’s main international tournament for the first time in 15 years.
The 30-man squad announced by coach Sebastian Migne includes Christopher Mbamba and John Avire making their debut for the Harambee Stars in Egypt.
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 has been impressed by the way Sundowns have been able to adapt to the different challenges they have faced on the continent.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Egyptian Mohamed Salah, Senegalese Sadio Mane and Ivorian Nicolas Pepe shared the glory among the African stars in Europe at the weekend.
Mosimane says while his side are likely to lose tonight, it will not be because of his players’ attitude.
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.
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.