Barren Russia beaten by Tunisia

European champions Russia suffered their second straight defeat at the FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013, again failing to score in a 1-0 loss to Tunisia. The North Africans are looking a good bet to reach the Round of 16 after the impressive result, which came courtesy of a Maher Gabsi goal.

Cameroon star Eto'o catches 'keeper napping

Cameroon captain Samuel Eto'o created a controversial equaliser and scored his first goal for Chelsea in a 4-1 English Premier League rout of Cardiff at the weekend. The record four-time African Footballer of the Year illegally dispossessed goalkeeper David Marshall as he was bouncing the ball, and

Kano Pillars retain Nigeria league crown

Kano Pillars have been crowned champions of the 2013 Nigeria Premier League, the third time in the history of the club.Pillars retained the title despite crushing to a 0-2 defeat to Lobi Stars on the final day of the season (on Sunday), becoming the first club from the Northern part of N

Post match reactions: CS Sfaxien 1-0 CA Bizertin

Ruud Krol (Head Coach, CS Sfaxien)We deserve to be in the final, given the quality of our performance. The superior quality of our players made the difference. We cannot also forget the superb performance of our goalkeeper, Rami Jeridi.Ahmad Harrane (Midfielder, CA Bizertin)What made the difference

Sfaxien set up Mazembe final

CS Sfaxien booked their place at the final of the 2013 edition of the Orange CAF Confederation Cup after beating compatriots CA Bizertin by a lone goal on Sunday in Tunis.Ivorian Idrissa Kouyate scored in the dying embers of the first half to ensure Sfaxien reach a record fourth appearance at the fi

Uruguay steal late point off Ivorians

Uruguay looked dead and buried at the Emirates Stadium in Ras Al Khaimah, only to rescue a point against Côte d'Ivoire with a 1-1 draw thanks to a last-gasp equaliser from Franco Acosta with the final kick of the game.The draw was hard luck on the Ivorians, who were the better of the two teams

Post match reaction: Ahly vs Coton Sport

Mohamed Youssef (Head Coach, Ahly)It was a very tough game regarding the difficult psychological situation we were facing. We didn’t train with full team except twice as 11 of our players were with the national team. I’m not satisfied with the performance but I appreciate the psychologic

Ahly beat Coton Sport to reach final

Holders Al Ahly of Egypt reached the 2013 edition of the Orange CAF Champions League final after beating Cameroon’s Coton Sport 7-6 on penalties on Sunday in El Gouna.The scoreline was 1-1, the same as the first leg in Garoua two weeks ago forcing the game to be decided via penalties. Abdullah

Manu: We won't underrate Sweden

Nigeria U-17 Head Coach Manu Garba has said pointedly here that the Golden Eaglets would not underrate their next Group F opponent, Sweden in their second game at the 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup after beating defending champions, Mexico 6-1 on Saturday.The Golden Eaglets would return to Khalifa Bin