Ethiopia and Nigeria head for a showdown in Addis

Sunday 13 October is set to bring the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to a standstill as hosts the Walyas take on Super Eagles of Nigeria in the first leg of the 2014 FIFA World Cup playoff. Both sides have been in a confident and in fighting talk ahead of the encounter.Ethiopian coach Sewnet Bishaw s

Lamouchi: All Ivorians share World Cup dream

Cote d’Ivoire coach Sabri Lamouchi has reiterated that the qualification for the 2014 FIFA Cup in Brazil remains the dream of all Ivorians.   The Elephants are seeking to make their third successive appearance at the biggest stage in world football after 2006 (Germany) and 2010 (Sou

Sewnet Bishaw - A win is the only option for Sunday’s play-off

 Ethiopian national football team has been in camp since mid- September preparing for a clash with Nigeria in their crucial first leg World Cup play-off that will take place at the Addis Ababa stadium on Sunday 13 October. spoke with the head Coach Sewnet Bisha

Presidential and bonus boost for Stars

Ghana Black Stars has received a major boost ahead of their 2014 FIFA World Cup playoff first leg against Egypt next Tuesday. The team’s bonus has seen a 50-percent increase, taking it to 15,000 US Dollars for a win against the Pharaohs on Tuesday, October 15 at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kum

Hosts put on impressive show at official draw

The Grand Salon of the iconic La Mamounia hotel in Marrakech was the stage for the official draw ceremony for the FIFA Club World Cup 

Nigeria’s Shooting Star forward Ogaga dead

Striker Moses Ogaga of Nigerian Premier League side, Shooting Stars has passed away, his club has announced.   The 26-year old died on Wednesday (October 9) in Ibadan after a protracted illness.   The forward was integral member of the squad of the five-time Nigerian champions prior to

CECAFA to invite Malawi, Zambia and Ivory Coast for 2013 Senior Challenge Cup

The Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations, (CECAFA) has announced on its website that Malawi, Zambia and Ivory Coast are the three invited teams for this year’s CECAFA sen

Kone - We have control of our destiny

  Burkina Faso central defender Bakary Kone insists they have their destiny in their hands ahead of this weekend’s 2014 FIFA World Cup playoff first leg against Algeria in Ouagadougou. The Olympique Lyon defender told the dream of playing at the World Cup is achievable an

Boubacar Baba Diarra is new Mali FA boss

Boubacar Baba Diarra has been elected president of the Mali Football Federation (FEMAFOOT) for a four-year tenure. He got the nod at the elective General Assembly of FEMAFOOT held on Tuesday (October 8) in Mopti, a town located in the northeastern part of the Malian capital, Bamako.Baba Diarra d

Put – I trust my players to deliver

Burkina Faso coach Paul Put is on the verge of a historic qualification for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014. However, Les Etalons must scale over Les Fennecs of Algeria to realize that dream. Put talks to on his team’s chances ahead of the first leg on Saturday in Ouagadougou;&n