Tournament to find new U-17 African champion begins in Morocco

The 10th CAF U-17 championship gets underway in Morocco starting this weekend with hosts taking on Gabon in Group A match to be played at Complexe Sportif Mohammed V stadium in Casablanca on Saturday 13th 15h00 local time.The tournament’s second match will take place at the same venue

Al Ahly beat Tusker to go through to next round

Defending champions Al Ahly of Egypt reached the next round of the 2013 Orange CAF Champions League by completing the double over Kenya's Tusker beating the visitors 2-0 at the Alexandria Burg El Arab stadium. Striker Ahmed Abdel Zaher opened the scoring after 4 minutes, before Emad Metaeb doubled A

Al Ahly Shandy go through after a goalless tie with Dedebit

The Sudanese side Al Ahly Shandy advanced to the next round after holding Ethiopian side Dedebit to a goalless draw at the Addis Ababa stadium in the second leg of the Orange CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday. Shandy won 1-0 in the first leg match played a fortnight ago in Sudan and will progress thro

CA Bizertin ensures qualification at Dynamos’ expense

Club Athlétique Bizertin of Tunisia has ensured their qualification for the next round  of the Orange CAF Champions League despite being defeated 1-0  by Dynamos FC at Rufaro stadium in Harare at the weekend . Having lost in Bizerte three weeks ago (3-0) three goals to nil, the Zimb

Ismaily survive scare to advance in Orange CAF Confederation Cup

Former African champions Ismaily of Egypt survived a scare in Madagascar at the weekend to reach the last-16 round of the Orange CAF Confederation Cup. Taking what appeared a comfortable two-goal lead into the return match against TCO Boeny in Mahajanga, the experienced African campaigners fell 2-0

Pillars crumble as Leopards squeeze through

Congo Brazzaville football club AC Leopards demonstrated remarkable fighting spirit at the weekend to snatch a place among the last 16 of the Orange CAF Champions League.    Written off after a 4-1 drubbing from Kano Pillars in Nigeria three weeks ago, Leopards converted a stoppage-ti

Newcastle's Cisse grabs another late winner

Papiss Demba Cisse was the toast of Newcastle at the weekend after scoring the late English Premier League goal that secured a 1-0 victory over Fulham and eased relegation worries.The Senegalese goal poacher has made a habit of snatching last-gasp goals lately, including one against Anzhi Makhachkal

Solinas - “The next stage is more difficult”

Giovanni Solinas, head coach of Algerian side JSM Bejaia has lauded his team for their performance against Ghana champions, Asante Kotoko. The Algerians managed a 1-1 draw with Asante Kotoko on Sunday in Kumasi in the 2013 Orange CAF Champions League 1/16th round second leg encounter and went throug

Dramani – “Loss of concentration cost us”

Mas-Ud ‘Didi’ Dramani, Head Coach of Asante Kotoko has blamed his team’s exit from the 2013 Orange CAF Champions League to the loss of concentration by his players in the closing stages. The Porcupine Warriors were held to a 1-1 draw by Algerian side JSM Bejaia but the latter advan

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