Pirates battling against exhaustion ahead of semi-final

800x600 South African club side Orlando Pirates entertains Tunisian side, Esperance on Saturday 5th October in the first leg of 2013 Orange CAF Champions League semi-final with some trepidation. The Buccaneers have hardly had time to recover between games as a hectic domestic and cont

Bafana Bafana coach announces squad to face Morocco

800x600 Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has announced a 23-man squad that will do duty against Morocco in an international friendly match to be play

Muntari, Kingson return for World Cup playoffs

AC Milan midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari and veteran goalie Richard Kingson have been included in the Ghana squad for the World Cup playoff against Egypt on October 19 in Kumasi. Muntari makes a return to the team after missing out on the ultimate group phase qualifier against Zambia last month

Morocco U-17 to prepare in Dubai for World Cup

The Morocco U-17 team are expected to hold a training camp in Dubai as part of preparations for the FIFA U-17 World Cup, United Arab Emirates 2013 in October. According to the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) website, the Atlas Cubs will be in Dubai from 6-14 October to fine-

Gabon hosts CEMAC Cup in December

Gabon will host the 2013 edition of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) Cup from 9-21 December.The draw for the tournament, a zonal competition organized by Central African Football Federations' Union (UNIFFAC) was conducted on Saturday (September 28) in Libreville.

Ahouanvoebla elected head of Benin Football Federation

Augustin Ahouanvoebla has been elected President of the Benin Football Federation (FEBEFOOT) for a four-year tenure. He polled 23 votes against 21 by his challenger, Bruno Arthur Didavi at the elective General Assembly held on Monday (September 30) at the Palais des Congres in Cotonou. Fort

CHAN LOC Geared up for a Packed Week

With exactly 102 Days to Kick Off, the Local Organising Committee corridors are abuzz as preparations for the African Nations Championship are well on track ahead of the start of the tournament early

Egypt beat Uganda in a friendly match

Egypt overcame visiting Uganda 2-0 on Monday 30 September in a friendly match played at Cairo’s Air Defence stadium. Goals from Ahmed Eid in the first half and another from Hazem Emam after the break were enough to give Coach Bob Bradley a win over the Cranes who go on to play Iraq i

Botswana pip Burkina Faso in friendly

Botswana registered a lone goal victory over Burkina Faso in an international friendly played on Monday (September 30) in Gaborone. Midfielder Lemponye Tshireleto scored the only goal of the encounter two minutes from recess to hand the host victory in the game to climax the 47th Independence ann

AFAD’s Coulibaly adjudged Ivorian best

Midfielder Topio Coulibaly of AFAD Djékanou has been adjudged the Most Valuable Player in the Ivorian League for the 2012/2013 season. The 25-year old garnered the highest votes to land the topmost honour at the Awards Gala organized by the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) last Saturday, Se