Enugu defy Orange Confederation CUP odds in Tunisia

 Nigerian club Enugu Rangers defied the odds to reach the Orange CAF Confederation Cup group stage at the weekend. A depleted team survived constant pressure to force a 0-0 play-off draw with CS Sfaxien in Tunisia and advance 1-0 on aggregate. National team call-ups robbed Enugu of goalkeeper C

Kenya captain Victor Wanyama - Harambe Stars will gun down Super Eagles

 Kenya captain Victor Wanyama is confident that Harambee Stars will floor Nigeria’s Super Eagles in the 2014 World Cup qualifier at Moi Kasarani on Wednesday.The Celtic midfielder says the outcome of the first leg fixture in Calabar, where Nigeria needed a late goal to deny Kenya, will be

Kenya coach Adel Amrouche -  We will try not to disappoint against Nigeria

 Kenya coach Adel Amrouche is confident that his charges will end their losing streak when they face Nigeria in a 2014 World Cup qualifier at Moi Kasarani on Wednesday.The Super Eagles have won the last nine out of 11 fixtures between the two teams. In all those matches, Kenya is yet to win eve

Eagles flying marathon a worry ahead of Kenya

Travel-weary African champions Nigeria are away to Kenya Wednesday in a 2014 World Cup qualifier they dare not lose, with only the group winners progressing to the final round. The "Super Eagles" go into the matchday-four fixture level on five points and goal difference in Group F with Mal

Key duo out of Kenya squad against Nigeria

    Skipper Dennis Oliech and goalkeeper Arnold Origi will be missing as Kenya face a must-win World Cup qualifier against Nigeria in Nairobi on Wednesday.    Kenya currently sit at the bottom of Group F, four points behind the African champions, and although head coach

Latest results: Orange CAF Confederation Cup

Lydia LB Académic (Bdi)  0-1 (0-5) Stade Malien (Mli) *CS Sfaxien (Tun) 0-0 (0-1) Enugu Rangers (Nga)* FAR Rabat (Mar) 3-3 (0-1) FUS Rabat (Mar)*Ismaïly (Egy) 1-0 (0-3)CA Bizerte (Tun)* Us Bitam (Gab) 2-0 (3-5p) (0-2) Entente Sétif (Alg) **Etoile du Sahel (Tun) 2-1

FIFA announce tougher sanctions for racism

 FIFA's Congress in Mauritius on Friday adopted a resolution that will lead to tougher sanctions in cases of racism, including points deductions and even relegation for repeat offenders.The Congress voted overwhelmingly in favour of the resolution, with 204 votes for and just one against."

First woman elected to FIFA ExCo

Burundi's Lydia Nsekera made history on Friday when she became the first woman to be elected to the Executive Committee of football's world governing body FIFA for a full term.Nsekera was voted on for a full four-year term at the FIFA Congress in Mauritius, while two other women, Moya Dodd of Austra

Weakened Nigeria start hectic schedule against Mexico

 African champions Nigeria embark Friday on a hectic schedule with a friendly against fellow Confederations Cup qualifiers Mexico in Texan city Houston. The injury-ravaged Super Eagles will play six matches within 24 days on three continents, and a further two if they reach the knockout stage o

Eto'o sees Russian Cup win for Anzhi

Anzhi Makahchkala captain Samuel Eto'o has said he is optimistic his side can win the Russian Cup to back up their third-place finish in the league. "I'm really pleased with this season and our results as Anzhi took third place honours," the 32-year-old Cameroun striker told Sport-Express