African Football

Rwanda beat Ethiopia to qualify for 2018 CHAN

Rwanda qualified for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), defeating Ethiopia 3-2 on aggregate in their two-legged play-off. The victory ...
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Check out the 2017 CAF African Player of the Year Nominees list

In Summary: Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Naby Keita among nominees for African Player of the Year... but 2016 winner ...
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Uganda’s managerial vacancy role draws ‘over 200 applicants’

Vacant Uganda coaching role draws 'over 200 applicants' Uganda interim coach Moses Basena has joined Togo coach Claude LeRoy in ...
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Egypt yet to notify Caf of intended CHAN withdrawal

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) says it has yet to receive any official letter confirming Egypt's intended withdrawal from ...
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World body Fifa considers changes to nationality rules

Fifa is considering changing the rules that govern a player's eligibility to represent a national team. At present, players who ...
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Morocco replace Kenya as 2018 CHAN hosts

Kenya was stripped off of the hosting rights after failing to provide facilities vital for the competition, notably the stadia ...
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Egypt’s president rewards players $85,000 for booking 2018 World Cup spot

Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has given a bonus of $US85,000 to each of the players who clinched a place ...
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Mohamed Salah scores twice as Egypt heads to Russia

Liverpool forward Mo Salah has sent Egypt through to the World Cup in Russia with a winner from the spot ...
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Nigeria first African country to qualify for 2018 soccer World Cup

Alex Iwobi’s second-half winner ensured Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for the 2018 World Cup when their ...
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Kenya stripped of hosting rights for CHAN 2018

Kenya was on Saturday stripped of the rights to host next year's African Nations Championship by the Confederation of African ...
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Egypt beat Uganda to go top in 2018 World Cup Qualifier

Egypt gained revenge for Friday's defeat in Kampala by beating Uganda 1-0 in Alexandria to leapfrog their opponents at the ...
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Nigeria thrash African champions Cameroon in 2018 World Cup Qualifier

Nigeria made it three wins from three in 2018 World Cup qualifying with a 4-0 thrashing of African champions Cameroon ...
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Uganda beat Egypt in 2018 World Cup Qualifier

In Summary: Emmanuel Okwi scored a fine individual goal as the Cranes gained leadership of Group E with a 1-0 ...
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Manchester City set to complete the signing of Nigerian striker Olarenwaju Kayode

Manchester City are set to sign Nigeria international Olarenwaju Kayode from Austria Vienna on a four-year deal and send him ...
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Uganda name local interim coaches

Uganda name local interim coaches Moses Basena and Fred Kajoba The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) has appointed Moses ...
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Two die in South Africa football stadium crush

Several others also injured when fans tried to get into the stadium that hosted the 2010 World Cup final, say ...
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