Moroccan striker Boutaib joins Egypt’s league leaders Zamalek

Khaled Boutaib has been confirmed as Egyptian club Zamalek’s new striker.

The Moroccan striker was previously with Turkish club Yeni Malatyaspor and the club said further details of the transfer will be revealed on Monday.

Moroccan striker Boutaib joins Egypt’s league leaders Zamalek
Moroccan striker Boutaib joins Egypt’s league leaders Zamalek

Moroccan striker Boutaib joins Egypt’s league leaders Zamalek

Khaled Boutaib has been confirmed as Egyptian club Zamalek’s new striker.

Salah strongly fancied to retain the Caf Player of the Year gong

Salah strongly fancied to retain the Caf Player of the Year gong

It is the second time, he has made the final three and Salah has his eyes set on joining the elite league of players to win the honour back-to-back. 
Banyana’s Kgatlana in final three for Caf award

Banyana’s Kgatlana in final three for Caf award

Kgatkana will be hoping to become the second South African after Noko Matlou (2008) to be crowned ‘Queen’ of African football.
Sundowns, Pirates coaches take tough Caf draw in their stride

Sundowns, Pirates coaches take tough Caf draw in their stride

Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates will need to see off some of Africa’s big hitters if they are to keep their hopes of conquering the content alive.
Pirates ‘have done their homework’ on Africa Stars

Pirates ‘have done their homework’ on Africa Stars

The Buccaneers were held to a goalless draw by Stars during the first leg played at the Orlando Stadium last Saturday.
Micho left disappointed after Pirates draw against Stars

Micho left disappointed after Pirates draw against Stars

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has described his side’s performance against African Stars as one of the poorest he has seen this year.
Raja launch CAF Cup title defence with five-goal romp

Raja launch CAF Cup title defence with five-goal romp

CAF Confederation Cup trophy-holders Raja Casablanca of Morocco began their title defence by thrashing visiting Cercle Mberi Sportif of Gabon 5-0 Sunday in a round-of-32 first leg.
Sundowns hold Benghazi in Champions League clash

Sundowns hold Benghazi in Champions League clash

Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns and Al Ahly Benghazi of Libya played to a goalless draw in their CAF Champions League first round, first-leg match in Cairo, Egypt on Sunday afternoon.
Blow by blow: Al Ahly Benghazi vs Mamelodi Sundowns

Blow by blow: Al Ahly Benghazi vs Mamelodi Sundowns

Mamelodi Sundowns will be looking to avoid defeat when they face Al Ahli Benghazi of Libya on Sunday evening.
South Africa and Egypt go head-to-head to decide on 2019 Afcon hosts

South Africa and Egypt go head-to-head to decide on 2019 Afcon hosts

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) will take place in either Egypt or South Africa, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) has confirmed.
Mweene banks on senior players to lead Sundowns to vicory

Mweene banks on senior players to lead Sundowns to vicory

The Brazilians are in Cairo to face Libyan outfit Al Ahly Benghazi in the Champions League second round match.
Late goals put Chiefs in the driving seat

Late goals put Chiefs in the driving seat

Kaizer Chiefs were comprehensive 3-0 winners over Elgeco Plus in a Caf Confederation Cup first round first-leg tie at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday night.
Pirates held at home by African Stars

Pirates held at home by African Stars

Credit must go to the Namibian side whose defence held together admirably to keep out the Pirates strikers.
Blow by blow: Kaizer Chiefs vs Elgeco Plus

Blow by blow: Kaizer Chiefs vs Elgeco Plus

Leading up to this tie, Chiefs thrashed Zanzibar’s Zimamoto 5-2 on aggregate, while Elgeco Plus paved their way to this round with a narrow 4-3 win over Unidad of Uganda.
Weakened Ahly overcome latecomers Jimma in CAF clash

Weakened Ahly overcome latecomers Jimma in CAF clash

Understrength Al Ahly, losers of the past two CAF Champions League finals, began the 2018/2019 season with a 2-0 win over Jimma Aba Jifar of Ethiopia Friday.
Blow by blow: Orlando Pirates vs African Stars

Blow by blow: Orlando Pirates vs African Stars

Pirates will face African Stars of Namibia in a CAF Champions League group stage qualifier at the Orlando Stadium tonight.
Jele admits pressure is on Pirates

Jele admits pressure is on Pirates

“We can say that we are under pressure, but we are focusing on that, we will take it game by game and get the results for the team,” says Jele.
Players need to step up in Zwane’s absence – Mweene

Players need to step up in Zwane’s absence – Mweene

Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene has told his teammates to raise their hands and take the baton from the injured Themba Zwane.
Safa explain why they are bidding for Afcon

Safa explain why they are bidding for Afcon

Safa have already spoken to the South African government, who would need to give assurances over the hosting of the competition.
Onyango blow for Sundowns

Onyango blow for Sundowns

A knee injury has forced Denis Onyango to remain behind, while his Mamelodi Sundowns side take on Al Ahly Benghazi in a Caf Champions League group stage qualifier on Sunday afternoon.
South Africa are bidding for Afcon 2019 – Jordaan

South Africa are bidding for Afcon 2019 – Jordaan

The Safa president also admitted he was aware of Egypt’s interest in hosting the competition.
Banyana trio shortlisted for Caf awards

Banyana trio shortlisted for Caf awards

The awards ceremony will be held on January 8, 2019, in Dakar, Senegal.
Pirates coach Micho turns attention to Stars

Pirates coach Micho turns attention to Stars

Bucs head coach Micho Sredojevic says their goal was to make their supporters happy with the Ea Lla Koto victory after losing the TKO final.
Little footage makes it tough for Sundowns

Little footage makes it tough for Sundowns

Mosimane says though they have little intelligence on Benghazi, he knows exactly what to expect.
Egypt launches official bid to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Egypt launches official bid to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Egypt on Thursday officially signalled its willingness to take over from Cameroon as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, a day before the deadline for candidates.
Former France star Giresse named Tunisia coach

Former France star Giresse named Tunisia coach

Former France and Bordeaux star Alain Giresse has been appointed head coach of Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) participants Tunisia, the Tunisian football federation (FTF) announced Thursday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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