Pharaohs begin new era against Taifa Stars

The Pharaohs will be seeking a victorious start to a new era as they target a first Africa Cup of Nations appearance in seven years. Egypt entertains Tanzania’s Taifa Stars at the Alexandria-based Borg El Arab Stadium on Sunday as both sides start their Orange Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 qualif...

Mazda in pursuit of new goals

Sudan will play host to host Sierra Leone at the Halim-Shaddad Stadium on Sunday, 14 June 2015 in the Group I AFCON 2017 day one clash, with coach Mohammed ‘Mazda’ Abdullah targeting a third qualification for the showpiece event.

Penalty heroes emerge amid late drama

THE DAY REPLAYED – By the end of a day of great goals, late drama and goalkeeping heroics, Mali, USA, Serbia and Senegal had secured their places in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015.

Thiamale refusing to let anything dampen her spirits

Playing at a FIFA Women's World Cup™ is undoubtedly one of the greatest successes a footballer can achieve and as a result their first appearance on the international stage is always a special event. Time and time again, players recall their increasing anticipation in the months leading up to kick-o...

Japan, USA share spotlight with African challengers

Heavyweights Japan and the United States look to keep their title push on track at the Women's World Cup on Friday but must share the spotlight with African challengers Cameroon and Nigeria.

Fancied trio target last eight

With one half of the quarter-finals already set in stone by the time a ball is kicked on Matchday 11, the latter stages of New Zealand 2015 will already be taking shape but the three favourites will arguably still be absent.

African giants set to make winning starts

Plenty of goals but few upsets are likely outcomes when the six-matchday 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition kicks off Friday. All the first and second seeds in the 12 four-team groups enjoy home advantage, giving them a distinct early edge as they compete for 15 places at the tourname...

Sy the penalty hero as Senegal shock Ukraine

Ibrahima Sy saved three penalties as Senegal won a dramatic shootout against Ukraine to reach the last eight at New Zealand 2015.

Uganda, Gambia share spoils in friendly

The Cranes of Uganda and the Gambia’s Scorpions played out an entertaining one-all draw in a friendly on Tuesday (9 June 2015) at the Nelson Mandela National Stadium in Namboole, Kampala.

Mali – Ghana quotes

Mali – Ghana quotes

10 June 2015

Sellas Tetteh, Ghana coach First of all I’d like to congratulate my fellow coach from Mali and his team, who deserved their place in the quarter-finals today, but of course I’m also extremely disappointed.