Equatorial Guinea too strong for Ivorian Ladies

The Equatorial Guinea U-20 Women’s team thumped their Ivorian counterparts 4-0 away on Saturday in the first leg of the first round of the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers in Abidjan.The Equatoguineans proved too strong for the hosts to move in pole position to the next round

Injured Nigerian U-17 vice captian Isaac dreams of Eaglets’ success

He may be struggling with his fitness after he copped an injury during the match against Sweden but Golden Eaglets’ Vice-Captain, Success Isaac is confident that his teammates would get the job done in their next match against Iran on Tuesday. There has been pocket of doubts about the

Blatter wants more Africa slots for World Cup

FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter has called for an increase in the five African slots at the World Cup.Blatter in his column in the maiden issue of the ‘FIFA Weekly’ published on Friday, October 25, 2013; said Africa and Asia, the Confederations with the biggest memberships deserve an

Five-star Nigeria seal top spot

Sensational Nigeria rounded off their Group F campaign with a 5-0 hammering of Iraq, a result which is good enough to see them finish top of the section as they get set for the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE. Four goals in the first half set the tempo for the contest which was never r

Moroccans send Panama packing

Morocco sent a message to other Round of 16-bound teams at the FIFA U-17 World Cup with a comprehensive 4-2 victory over Panama in Sharjah that sees the north Africans finish atop Group C.Despite surrendering an early lead, Morocco were the better side throughout the 90 minutes, though Panama did ha

Japanese late-show stuns Tunisia

Japan roared back from a goal down against Tunisia in Sharjah to edge their opponents on the day to first place in Group D. A pair of goals in the dying minutes of the game were enough to see the talented East Asians take top spot with a perfect nine points from three matches, while Tunisia also go

Igesund: We will take one game after the other

South Africa coach Gordon Igesund talks about his team’s chances ahead of next year’s Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN). The hosts are paired in Group A with Nigeria, Mali and Mozambique and Igesund is hoping his charges will go farthest in the competition. Below is an interview

Ivorians through after Kiwi rout

Cote d’Ivoire rounded out their Group B account at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE with four points from three games after a simple win against ten-man New Zealand in Abu Dhabi’s Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium. The result puts the goalless and pointless Kiwis on the next flight home while the

Roger de Sa to rotate squad

Roger de Sa to rotate squad

24 October 2013

Orlando Pirates coach Roger de Sa said he will continue to rotate his squad with the aim of keeping his key players fresh for the CAF Champions Cup final against Egyptians giants Al Ahly.The Buccaneers reached the final of Africa’s biggest cup competition after eliminating Esperance of Tunisia

Orange CHAN South Africa 2014 LOC appoints interim chairperson

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) Board for the Orange CHAN South Africa 2014 has named Dr Molefi Oliphant as new Chairperson.He replaces Chief Mwelo Nonkonyana, who was withdrawn from the Board last Friday (October 18).Dr Oliphant, who is a CAF Executive Committee member, will head the body task