Garba’s Total confidence in Nigeria

There is a mood, a particular quality, among these Golden Eaglets. They move calmly around the training pitch with none of the nervous energy so common in teenagers. Having won three U-17 World Cups, Nigeria always rank among the favourites, but there’s more than just confidence in this squad

Italy see off African champions

Italy got their FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 off to a winning start as they saw off the challenge of African champions Côte d'Ivoire 1-0 on the opening day in Ras Al-Khaimah. Luca Vido's solitary strike earned victory for the UEFA European U-17 Championship runners-up, getting on the scoreshee

WC U17 : Tunisia to improve for the third appearance

The pastTunisia's first FIFA U-17 World Cup appearance was at Japan 1993, the fifth edition of the competition. The Carthage Eaglets went out in the first round after finishing third in Group D, although they did beat China PR 1-0 in their final group game. Their next finals appearance came 14 years

WC U17 : Morocco the new-comer

The pastMorocco will be making their maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup appearance at UAE 2013, having recently hosted and competed in the African U-17 Championship for the first time. The Atlas Lion Cubs have won the North African U-17 Championship twice, in 2007 and 2011, and finished runners-up in 2009.T

Ahly seeking to restore Egyptian pride

Al-Ahly will be seeking to restore the pride of Egyptian football in this weekend’s Orange CAF Champions League semi-final second leg clash against Coton Sport of Cameroon.Egypt is still mourning the 6-1 drubbing of the Pharaohs by the Black Stars of Ghana in the 2014 FIFA World Cup playoff la

CAF President mourns Bruno Metsu

The football world was on the night of Monday, October 14 to the morning of Tuesday, October 15 hit by news of the death of former Senegal coach, Bruno Metsu at the age of 59.A former player of Lille and Valenciennes, both in France, he enjoyed global fame as a coach in charge of the Teranga Lions,

Bob Bradley- Our World Cup dream looks impossible

Egypt coach Bob Bradley has branded the Pharaohs World Cup chances as looking impossible after losing 6-1 to Ghana in the first leg of the play-off at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Tuesday.Bradley told Cafonline.com in a post match interview that "The dream of going to the Worl

 Egypt fans mourn World Cup dreams

Egyptian football fans were distraught on Tuesday as Ghana rudely shattered their dreams of a World Cup berth to take their minds off months of political violence. Mathematically, with a second leg still to play at home next month, Egypt could yet make it to the finals in Brazil next year.But after

Ghana squeeze six past Egypt

Ghana took a vast step towards reaching a third successive World Cup finals by squeezing six goals past Egypt in a seven-goal thriller in the first leg of their 2014 play-off at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Tuesday.Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan had a clear chance to put the hosts ahead ins

Ayew - Everything is in our hands

Ghana midfielder, Andre Ayew believes a qualification to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be the Black Stars' to lose after beating Egypt 6-1 in the first leg play-off at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi on Tuesday.Ayew told Cafonline.com that "We have everything in our hands now. We h