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Soccer In Africa News Headlines

News headlines concerning African soccer.

Kenya:Kenya Simbas to Hold Trials 25 Apr 2018 at 11:55pm
[Nation] Kenya Simbas trials for Africa Gold Cup-cum-2019 Japan World Cup qualifiers start on Sunday at the RFUEA ground.

Kenya:City Stars Host Leaders Western Stima 25 Apr 2018 at 11:54pm
[Nation] The National Super League (NSL) enters round 14 on Thursday with five matches lined up across the country.

Africa:Football Fans 'Unanimously' Agree That Mo Salah Deserves Ballon d'Or 25 Apr 2018 at 11:29pm
[Nairobi News] Liverpool forward Mohamed 'Mo' Salah is increasingly earning plaudits from footballer fans, with some suggesting the Egyptian should be awarded with the world's best player award.

Kenya:Share the Winning Formula, Tottenham Fans Plead With Kipchoge 25 Apr 2018 at 11:01pm
[Nairobi News] Tottenham Hotspur fans have implored London Marathon champion Eluid Kipchoge to help instill a winning mentality at White Hart Lane.

Kenya:How FKF Defaulted Payment of Sh6 Million Debt to Deceased French Coach ... 25 Apr 2018 at 10:54pm
[Nairobi News] Uncertainty surrounds a Sh6 million debt owed to departed former Harambee Stars coach Henri Michel by Football Kenya Federation (FKF).

Kenya:Gor Mahia Look to Extend KPL Lead 25 Apr 2018 at 10:09pm
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenyan Premier League defending champions Gor Mahia will stretch their lead at the top of the log to five points if they pick a win against Chemelil Sugar on Wednesday afternoon at the Kericho Green Stadium.

Tanzania:Soccer - Hype Swallows Simba, Yanga 25 Apr 2018 at 7:25am
[Daily News] THE temperature is steadily swallowing up Simba and Young Africans camps ahead of their second clash of the season on Sunday.

Nigeria:LMC Probes 'Owerri Fracas' As Plateau United Condemns Assault On Team 25 Apr 2018 at 7:16am
[Guardian] Lagos and Jos -The League Management Company (LMC) is studying the reports by the match commissioner and other officials to ascertain what actually happened during Monday's Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) match between Heartland and Plateau United.

Zimbabwe:Mutasa's Future in Doubt As Dynamos Meet Over Dreadful Results 25 Apr 2018 at 7:15am
[New Zimbabwe] Sports Reporter

Ethiopia:Football Federation Rebukes Local Broadcasters 25 Apr 2018 at 4:40am
[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has served a warning for the 16 football clubs, which are contesting on the Ethiopian premier league. EFF is claiming that the clubs failed to regulate television and radio stations that are live-streaming matches from the stadiums.

Uganda:Legendary Wenger, Please Go With Museveni 25 Apr 2018 at 4:20am
[Observer] The 1999 FA Cup semifinal between Manchester United and Arsenal at Villa Park is the game that made me fall in love with English football, and Arsenal football club in particular.

Nigeria:Heartland Assault On Referee - How Weak Can the League Management Be? 25 Apr 2018 at 4:15am
[Premium Times] Football can be described as a war, but it lasts 90 minutes. After the referee blows the final whistle, all the warriors must sheathe their swords, embrace and exchange jerseys, if possible. That is the perfect scenario, one that the League Management Company [LMC] should do all in its power to promote.

South Africa:Premier Soccer League Briefs Parliament On Violence At Moses Mab... 25 Apr 2018 at 3:23am
[Govt of SA] The Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation has resolved to invite the Premier Soccer League (PSL) to provide clarity on the violence and vandalism committed by football spectators after last Saturday's game at Moses Mabhida stadium in KwaZulu-Natal.

Africa:Soccer Coach Henri Michel Dies 25 Apr 2018 at 3:04am
[RFI] The former coach of the French national football team Henri Michel, who led Les Bleus to the 1984 Olympic title, has died at the age of 70.

Nigeria:50 Days to Russia 2018 - Super Eagles Need a Potent Striker 25 Apr 2018 at 2:16am
[Premium Times] Brazil won the 1994 World Cup but amongst the 23-man squad was a certain Ronaldo De Lima, who did not get a single minute of action in the USA. Four years later, at France 1998, he took Brazil to that epileptic final and then won the 2002 World Cup in South Korea/Japan.

South Africa:Sport and Recreation On Ministerial Inquiry Into Death of Specta... 25 Apr 2018 at 1:50am
[Govt of SA] The Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa has filed a notice of intention to withdraw the earlier published Government Gazette notice on the establishment of a Ministerial Committee of Inquiry into the deaths of spectators at FNB stadium during the match of Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs.

Tanzania:Soccer - New Yanga Coach Wary of Rivals Simba Threat 25 Apr 2018 at 1:46am
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Plans are afoot for Mainland champions Young Africans recruit a new coach, it has been revealed.

Uganda:Shaban, Okello Exhibition Sets Tone for Vipers-KCCA Contest 25 Apr 2018 at 12:58am
[Monitor] Kampala -A poaching masterclass and crafting artistry was on show as Shaban Muhammad and Allan Okello put URA to the sword at a time citizenry are on tenterhooks over several taxation proposals being mooted by government.

Uganda:Fufa Start Work On Shs15.4bn Kadiba Ground Project 25 Apr 2018 at 12:57am
[Monitor] Kampala -In the next three years, Uganda Cranes and residents of Rubaga division will have a training facility to call home.

Africa:Fake UK Football Agents Kill Dreams of Young Africans 25 Apr 2018 at 12:56am
[Nation] Hundreds of young Africans are continuing to be trafficked into the UK each year on the basis of promises for trials at English Premier League clubs only to end up sold into prostitution from the agents who brought them into the country.

Angola:Soccer - Libolo, Interclube Share 1-1 Draw 25 Apr 2018 at 12:50am
[ANGOP] Luanda -The coastal Cuanza Sul province's based Recreativo do Libolo and Interclube played to 1-1 tie Tuesday.

Kenya:Kenyan Olympic Marathon Champion Meets Victor Wanyama 24 Apr 2018 at 11:54pm
[Nation] Newly crowned London marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge visited Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama at his Tottenham Hotspur club in England on Tuesday.

Kenya:Senators Go Down Fighting in Kakamega Tournament Final 24 Apr 2018 at 11:46pm
[Nation] Governors and senators from the 47 counties put aside their busy schedule to compete in football tournament to mark the fifth annual Devolution Conference in Kakamega at the weekend.

Kenya:Eliud Kipchoge Visits Wanyama in London 24 Apr 2018 at 11:02pm
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Fresh from earning his third title at the London Marathon on Sunday, Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge took a bit of his recovery time to drop down to Hotspur Way, home to Tottenham Hotspur to pay a visit to Harambee Stars skipper Victor Wanyama.

Kenya:60 Players Selected for Kenya Simbas Trials 24 Apr 2018 at 11:01pm
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya's final team for the Elgon Cup as well as the 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifiers will be named on May 6 after two trials organized by new head coach Ian Snook with assistance from four local coaches.

Africa:Inspections Finalized for Group Stage Participants 24 Apr 2018 at 7:10am
[CAF] With barely few weeks to the commencement of the group stages of the CAF Interclub competitions, inspection missions to the match venues and facilities of the participating teams has been concluded.

South Africa:KZN Acting Provincial Commissioner Condemns Violence At Moses Ma... 24 Apr 2018 at 6:40am
[SAPS] The Acting Provincial Commissioner has appointed a high level team from his office to investigate what unfolded during the match at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday night.

Kenya:Former Harambee Stars Coach Henri Michel Dies 24 Apr 2018 at 6:03am
[Nation] Former Harambee Stars coach Henri Michel has died at the age of 70, the French footballers' union (UNFP) announced on Tuesday.

South Africa:Chiefs Charged for Moses Mabhida Violence 24 Apr 2018 at 2:38am
[News24Wire] The Premier Soccer League (PSL) confirmed that Kaizer Chiefs will appear before a Disciplinary Committee on Thursday, May 3 .

Africa:Trafficking of Children By Football 'Fraudsters' Worries Premier League 23 Apr 2018 at 9:34pm
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Britain's Premier League said on Monday it was concerned about "scammers and fraudsters" trafficking children to Britain with false promises of playing for leading football clubs, in a trend anti-slavery campaigners fear is going largely under the radar.


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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