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Soccer In Africa News Headlines

News headlines concerning African soccer.

Cameroon: Handball Cup - TKC, Fap Lift Trophies 25 Sep 2017 at 4:21am
[Cameroon Tribune] Both teams retained their Cup of Cameroon trophies in the women and men's categories during the finals played in Yaounde last weekend.

South Africa: Banyana Banyana: It Feels Special, but It Is Not About Me - Ellis 25 Sep 2017 at 4:20am
[SAFA] 25 September 2017 - Interim head coach of the South African Senior Women's National Team, Desiree Ellis, has made history by becoming the first South African - male and female - to win the COSAFA Women's Championship both as a player and a coach.

Africa: Five-Star Mazembe Cruise Into Semis in Style 25 Sep 2017 at 3:36am
[CAF] Holders TP Mazembe booked their place at the semis in grand style, beating Hilal Obeid of Sudan 5-0 in their quarterfinal second leg clash on Sunday in Lubumbashi.

South Africa/Zimbabwe: SAFA President Congratulates Banyana Banyana 25 Sep 2017 at 3:14am
[SAFA] 24 September 2017 - SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan has congratulated Sasol Banyana Banyana for winning the COSAFA Women's Championship after beating Zimbabwe 2-1 in the final at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe on Sunday, 24 September.

Africa: Banyana Banyana Are the 2017 Cosafa Cup Champions 25 Sep 2017 at 3:13am
[SAFA] 24 September 2017 - Banyana Banyana have been crowned champs of the 2017 COSAFA Women's Championship after defeating Zimbabwe on Sunday, 24 September 2017 at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo.

Africa: Decisions of the Executive Committee - 23 September 2017 25 Sep 2017 at 3:03am
[CAF] The CAF Executive Committee under the chairmanship of CAF President Ahmad, met on Saturday, 23 September 2017 in Accra, Ghana, from 9:25 am to 17:25 local time.

Zimbabwe: Soccer - Makepekepe Dump Ngezi 25 Sep 2017 at 2:27am
[The Herald] NGEZI Platinum Stars are out of the Chibuku Super Cup after losing at home to CAPS United in a first round soccer tie at Baobab in Mhondoro yesterday.

Africa: Late Phala Equalizer Sends Supersport Into Semis 25 Sep 2017 at 2:21am
[CAF] A Thuso Phala dramatic late equaliser on Saturday guided SuperSport United into the last four thanks to a 2-2 away draw against Zesco United at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.

Africa: D-Day for Zesco and Supersport 25 Sep 2017 at 2:21am
[CAF] Zesco United on Saturday seek solace in the Total CAF Confederation Cup 2017 in the midst of a bumpy domestic run when they host SuperSport United in a second leg quarterfinal decider at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.

Africa: CAF President Ahmad Received By Ghana Vice President Bawumia 25 Sep 2017 at 2:21am
[CAF] CAF President Ahmad on Friday, 22 September 2017, paid a courtesy call on Ghana's Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia at his office at the Flagstaff House in the Ghanaian capital, Accra.

South Africa/Zambia: It Was Divine Intervention That Saw us Through - Rhoda M... 25 Sep 2017 at 2:13am
[SAFA] 23 September 2017 - When Banyana Banyana scored the third goal against Zambia to restore parity in a match where they were trailing 3-0, the scorer of the goal was none other than Rhoda Mulaudzi.

Africa: CAF President Ahmad Arrives in Accra 25 Sep 2017 at 2:05am
[CAF] CAF President Ahmad has arrived in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, on an official visit. He touched down on Thursday (21 September 2017) afternoon from Cairo, in the company of First Vice President, Kwesi Nyantakyi; Second Vice President, Constant Omari Selemani and Acting General Secretary, Essam Ahmed.

Gambia: Scorpion-Eligible Moussa Njie Back From Injury 25 Sep 2017 at 1:55am
[Foroyaa] Uncapped Gambian winger Moussa Njie has returned to Norwegian premier league club Stabeak's starting lineup after a two-month injury lay-off.

Gambia: 4 Teams Exit, Dropped to Play-Offs 25 Sep 2017 at 1:55am
[Foroyaa] Four teams will have to put up with playing in next year's play-offs following their failure to breeze to the next round of the ongoing Serrekunda West Sports Organisation (SESO) Newettan.

Kenya: Non Performing Foreign Players Should Be Fired 25 Sep 2017 at 1:52am
[Nation] AFC Leopards must consider homegrown youngsters while signing players and reduce the number of foreigners who contribute very little to results on the pitch.

Zimbabwe: Soccer - How Mine Edge Bantu Rovers 25 Sep 2017 at 1:21am
[The Herald] HOW MINE progressed to the quarter-finals of the Chibuku Super Cup after labouring to a narrow victory over Bulawayo city rivals Bantu Rovers in this lively soccer match at Ascot yesterday.

Africa: Why Kenya Lost Rights to Host 16-Nation Africa Soccer Contest 25 Sep 2017 at 1:16am
[Nation] Failure to construct five stadia and the heated political climate in the country are the main reasons Kenya was stripped of the right to host the African Nations Championships early next year.

Nigeria: Moses Looks Forward to 200th Game Against Man U 25 Sep 2017 at 1:01am
[Vanguard] Barring an injury or loss of form, Victor Moses is set to hit an impressive Premier League milestone when Chelsea take on Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on November 5, 2017.

Africa: Egyptian Marei Heads Etoile Into Semis, Set Up Ahly Date 24 Sep 2017 at 11:44pm
[CAF] Striker Amr Marei scored in either half as Etoile du Sahel saw off Ahly Tripoli of Libya on Sunday in Sousse to reach the semifinals of the CAF Champions League for the first time since 2007.

Ghana/Nigeria: Ghana Defeats Nigeria 4-1 to Retain Wafu Cup 24 Sep 2017 at 10:12pm
[This Day] Nigeria's home-based Super Eagles lost the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations trophy to Black Stars of Ghana 4-1 last night.

Nigeria/Ghana: Wafu Nations Cup Final - How Eagles Crashed 4-1 to Ghana 24 Sep 2017 at 10:10pm
[Vanguard] Nigeria's home-based Eagles Sunday, suffered a 4-1 humiliating loss to Ghana in the final match of the 2017 WAFU Nations Cup.

Nigeria: Ghana Black Stars Win WAFU Cup, Thrash Nigeria Super Eagles 24 Sep 2017 at 10:08pm
[Premium Times] The Black Stars of Ghana emerged as champions of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations on Sunday after they thrashed the Super Eagles 4-1 at the Cape Coast Stadium.

Zimbabwe/South Africa: Sworn Enemies SA, Zimbabwe Revive Soccer Rivalry 22 Sep 2017 at 7:33am
[CAJ News] Bulawayo -BITTER rivals South Africa and Zimbabwe will resume their enmity on Sunday when they contest the final of the Council of Southern African Football Association (COSAFA) Women's Championships. The epic final between the neighbouring countries will be played at the 40-000 capacity Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second largest city. Kickoff is 15h00 local time (13h00 GMT). Zimbabwe's Mighty Warriors massacred Kenya 4-0 to progress to the decider while Banyana Banyana dismissed Zambia 5-3 on pena

Zambia/Nigeria: Chipolopolo Coach Names U-17 Star in Squad for Eagles Clash 22 Sep 2017 at 7:26am
[Zambia Reports] Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has named 26 local players for the first phase of the preparation for October 7 Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup clash against Nigeria.

Gambia: Kombo East District Final Rescheduled 22 Sep 2017 at 7:20am
[Foroyaa] The Kombo East district tourney is put off on a later date after the first final meeting failed to produce a winner. The sides settled on a one-all score on last Sunday but the organisers opted to reschedule the clash.

Gambia: Brefet - Amsterdam - Late Tumani Slug Out Draw in District Tourney 22 Sep 2017 at 7:20am
[Foroyaa] The fixture between Amsterdam's and Late Tumani could only end goalless in the on-going Foni Brefet district tournament. Amsterdam's Salif Badjie fluffed a begging chance before getting booked by the referee for unsporting behavior in the 56th minute.

South Africa: Banyana Banyana Stage the Greatest Comeback to Book Spot in Cos... 22 Sep 2017 at 6:49am
[SAFA] Banyana Banyana staged the greatest comeback against a strong and determined Zambia side to book their spot in the final of the 2017 COSAFA Women's Championship currently underway in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

Kenya: State Approves Sh4.2 Billion for CHAN 22 Sep 2017 at 5:56am
[Nation] The government on Thursday took the first step towards giving the necessary financial guarantees for Kenya to host 2018 Africa Nations Championship (Chan).

Kenya: Matano Not Underrating Vihiga in Shield Semis 22 Sep 2017 at 5:56am
[Capital FM] Nairobi -AFC Leopards head coach Robert Matano has urged his charges to put in a performance worth their club's stature on Sunday when they take on National Super League leaders Vihiga United in the semi-finals of the GOtv Shield in Nakuru.

Uganda: Drama as KCCA Sign Muhammad Shaban 22 Sep 2017 at 12:26am
[Monitor] Kampala -It was a soap opera-like unveiling moment that put many stakeholders on tenterhooks as the local transfer window folded yesterday.


Legend Milla rounds on Fecafoot 20 Apr 2012 at 5:12am
Roger Milla laments the fading of Cameroon as a force in world football and calls for change in the country's governing body.


Drogba gives Chelsea vital lead 19 Apr 2012 at 6:56am
Didier Drogba gives Chelsea a precious lead to take to the Nou Camp for the Champions League semi-final second leg.


Ikhana takes Nigeria women role 19 Apr 2012 at 3:20am
Former Enyimba boss Kadiri Ikhana is appointed the new coach of Nigeria's women's team.


Protests hit Egypt football trial 18 Apr 2012 at 11:13am
The trial of dozens of people charged in connection with Egypt's worst football violence in the city of Port Said opens amid chaotic scenes.


Appiah keen to silence doubters 18 Apr 2012 at 5:54am
New Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is relishing his "underdog" status following his promotion from assistant coach of the Black Stars.


Galadima still waits for Caf seat 17 Apr 2012 at 9:07am
Nigeria's Ibrahim Galadima is still waiting to replace Amos Adamu at Caf two months after his compatriot lost his appeal against a three-year ban from football.


Match-fixing enquiry draws to end 17 Apr 2012 at 8:16am
An independent committee begins conducting hearings with those implicated in match-fixing in Zimbabwean football, bringing a conclusion closer.


Tshosane 'not 100% satisfied' 17 Apr 2012 at 5:54am
Botswana coach Stanley Tshosane says there are still issues to resolve.


Senegal close in on new coach 17 Apr 2012 at 5:51am
Senegal expect to name their new coach within the next week, says the president of the Senegal Football Federation Augustin Senghor.

Fixtures 15 Apr 2012 at 4:41am


Happy in Israel 15 Apr 2012 at 3:50am
Zambia's William Njobvu on winning the Israeli league

Youth 10 Apr 2010 at 5:07am
Fixtures, results and tables from Africa's under-17 and under-20 championships.


Club 10 Feb 2010 at 3:05am
Fixtures, tables and results from African club competitions.

History of Africa 18 Jan 2010 at 3:44am
Farayi Mungazi studies the key chapters

International 7 Jun 2009 at 3:48pm
Results, fixtures and tables from Africa's international competitions.

Zambia seek foreign coach to replace Bwalya (Mon Jul 24th, 2006)
Zambia want a foreign coach to replace Kalusha Bwalya who resigned earlier this year after the side's failure to make it past the first round of the African Nations Cup finals.

Cameroon keeper Kameni extends deal with Espanyol to 2009 (Thu Jul 13th, 2006)
Cameroon international goalkeeper Carlos Kameni has agreed to extend his contract with Espanyol for three more years, the Primera Liga club said on Tuesday.

Second African official in World Cup ticket probe (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
A second leading African football official has been implicated in a World Cup ticket scandal, Confederation of African Football (CAF) officials have said.

Kenyan Brazil fan killed after France win (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
Kenyan football fans beat to death a young man supporting Brazil in a row after France's World Cup victory at the weekend, police said on Wednesday.

FIFA 'not missionaries' in South Africa says Blatter (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
Football's world governing body will help South Africa organise the 2010 World Cup but believes the country is more than capable of staging the event, FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said.

Ivorians name five on short-list for national coach (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
Ivory Coast named five candidates, four of them French, on a shortlist to replace Henri Michel as national coach on Tuesday.

African Champions League fixtures (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
Schedule of matches in the group phase of the African Champions League, released by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo on Tuesday (kickoff times GMT):

Dutch coach Wotte takes over at Egypt's Ismaili (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
Dutchman Mark Wotte has replaced German Theo Buckner as coach of Ismaili, the Egyptian club announced on Tuesday.

Tottenham sign Ivory Coast midfielder Zokora (Sat Jul 1st, 2006)
Ivory coast midfielder Didier Zokora has joined Tottenham Hotspur from French Ligue 1 team St Etienne, the English Premier League club said on Friday.

South Africa wants 2010 World Cup to showcase Africa (Sat Jul 1st, 2006)
As South Africa takes on the responsibility of organizing the next World Cup, exuberance -- and not necessarily efficiency -- appears to be the name of the game.

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