Thursday, January 28, 2021

David Bright: Botswana mourn death of former Zebras coach

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David Bright during his time as coach of BotswanaThe Botswana Football Association (BFA) has paid tribute to former national team coach David Bright who has died at the age of 64.In a statement...

African Nations Championship: Cameroon, Guinea, Morocco and DR Congo all held to draws

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Lydia Tafesse led the refereeing team making historyAll four group leaders - Guinea, DR Congo, Morocco and hosts Cameroon - were held to draws in the second round of matches in the African...

Southampton: Ghana’s Asante Kotoko link up with English Premier League club

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Southampton have linked up with Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko SC as one of the English Premier League side's international partners.Kotoko, winners of a record 23 league titles, are also one of the best...

Hosts Cameroon open delayed CHAN with win over Zimbabwe

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Hosts Cameroon took on Zimbabwe as the CHAN kicked off after a delay of nine monthsNine months after it should have started, the African Nations Championship (CHAN) finally kicked off on Saturday as...

Handball World Championships: Cape Verde ready for global debut

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Cape Verde face a daunting task in their first ever match at the Men's World Handball Championships as they face Germany, who finished fourth two years ago.The Islanders' opening match will also pit...

How Caf went from stopping Hayatou’s pension to honouring him

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Cameroon's Issa Hayatou is the longest-serving ruler in Caf history, having governed the organisation for 29 yearsWhen Issa Hayatou is granted the status of honorary Confederation of African Football (Caf) president on Friday,...

Sol Bamba: Cardiff City defender being treated for cancer

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Sol Bamba is a former Leeds United playerCardiff City defender Sol Bamba is being treated for cancer, the Championship club has announced.The 35-year-old Ivory Coast international has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and...

Uganda elections 2021: How ex-rebel Yoweri Museveni has stayed in power for 35 years

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By Patience Atuhaire BBC News, Kampalaimage copyrightGetty ImagesUgandans under the age of 35 - and that is more than three-quarters of the population - have only known one president.Yoweri Museveni, who came to...

The Burundian refugee soap maker who is fighting coronavirus in Kenya

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By Fernando DuarteBBC World Serviceimage copyrightUNHCRimage captionInnocent Havyarimana lowered the prices of his products when the pandemic struckWhen Innocent Havyarimana started his soap-making business in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp in early 2015, he...

Mbaye Leye: The Senegalese taking the next step for African coaches

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Former Senegal international Mbaye Leye being unveiled as coach of Standard LiegeMonday night will see Mbaye Leye step into the dugout as the new coach of Belgian club Standard Liege with his fortunes...

Luvo Manyonga: South Africa long jump star suspended

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After claiming Olympic silver at Rio 2016, Luvo Manyonga won gold at the 2017 World Championships in LondonSouth Africa's Olympic long jump silver medallist Luvo Manyonga has been provisionally suspended for anti-doping whereabouts...

Tough task for Senegal’s Teungueth in Champs League as Berkane given bye in Confed...

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Senegalese debutants Teungueth have been handed a daunting draw for the group stage of the African Champions League alongside three former continental champions.They are in Group D with five-time winners Zamalek of Egypt,...

African Champions League: Group stage shaped by Covid and a shock

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The African Champions League trophyEgyptian duo Al Ahly and Zamalek, DR Congo's TP Mazembe as well as Tunisia's Esperance, the four most successful clubs in African Champions League history, are all through to...

Zambia’s Patson Daka: ‘I can be like Aubameyang, Salah, Mane’

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Zambia striker Patson Daka believes he has what it takes to reach the top.Speculation about a move to Europe's elite for Patson Daka is somewhat inevitable because in-form players at Red Bull Salzburg...

British and Irish Lions: Playing South Africa tests in UK & Ireland is contingency...

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The Lions board is keen to ensure the series with South Africa goes ahead in front of fansThe British and Irish Lions series with South Africa could be held in the UK and...
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