DR Congo league club sanctioned, relegated for fan violence

28-Jun-2017

The decision was taken by the Congolese Football League (Linafoot) after it met on Monday following the violence on Saturday, AFP reports. FC Renaissance was found guilty of the Saturday incident during a championship match between the team and...

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AFCON 2019 qualifiers: Ethiopia trounced, Egypt in shock loss, Algeria win

13-Jun-2017

Heavyweights Algeria and Ghana recorded victories in their 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers on Sunday but Egypt, runners-up in Gabon earlier this year, were beaten 1-0 in Tunisia. Ghana, who have reached the semi-final stage at the last six...

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Egyptian shawarma seller wins gold for Bulgaria in Euro wrestling

11-May-2017

23-year-old Tarek Abdel Salam was born in Egypt where he lived till he moved to Bulgaria to seek medical treatment after getting injured whiles wrestling. He got injured whiles participating on the ticket of the Egyptian Wrestling Federation but the body...

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Cameroon all set to overpower Nigeria

12-Apr-2017

Cameroon go into the women’s Africa Cup of Nations final on Saturday with the ambition to win their first title and also avenge their 2014 defeat by Nigeria. The unbeatable Lionesses lost 2-0 two years ago They were also beaten by Nigeria in their...

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Nigeria beat South Africa making their way to the finals against Cameroon

12-Apr-2017

Desire Oparanozie, the Nigerian striker scored the only goal against the meticulous team of South Africa to earn her side a place in the final of the African Women’s Cup of Nations against Cameroon. South Africa started enthusiastically but the...

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Nigeria outshines at 2016 women’s Africa Cup of Nations with a glorious win for the 8th time.

12-Apr-2017

Desire Oparanozie’s goal marked the glorious win of Nigeria and retained the trophy they won in Namibia two years ago. Winning two of the ten editions played so far, The Super Falcons are the ruling team of Women’s Africa Cup. Despite...

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BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016 Award won by Riyad Mahrez

12-Apr-2017

“I am very proud and very happy,” says Riyad Mahrez after being crowned the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016. His fans from across the world voted for the Algeria and Leicester midfielder ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew,...

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Nigeria’s Super Falcons march to the Parliament in demand of bonuses

12-Apr-2017

Outside the Parliament in Abuja, Top of Form Nigeria’s victorious women’s football team has protested over unpaid win bonuses. Their protest coincided with President Muhammadu Buhari’s arrival at the National Assembly to present next...

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Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba charged by the Football Association

12-Apr-2017

Sol Bamba, the Cardiff City defender has been charged by the Football Association for alleged insulting and/or threatening behaviour in the draw at Ipswich. Bamba, who is 31 years old has already received a two-game ban for his red card – and now...

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Super Falcons of Nigeria end protest

12-Apr-2017

After being paid money owed to them, Nigeria’s women’s team have ended their sit-in protest at a hotel in Abuja. They were demanding US$23,650 per player from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for winning the 2016 Women’s Africa Cup...

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