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Soccer In Africa News Headlines

News headlines concerning African soccer.

Angola: Football - 1º De Agosto Protest Match Against Sagrada Esperança 29 Mar 2017 at 8:47am
[ANGOP] Luanda -1º de Agosto filed a protest against Sagrada Esperança da Lunda Norte, referring to the match of the seventh round of the Girabola2017, for the alleged bad registration of the athlete Israel Kipinda Pacote da Silva, ANGOP learnt on Tuesday.

Africa: Bafana Bafana Draw With Sable Antelopes in Friendly 29 Mar 2017 at 5:42am
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior men's football team drew on Tuesday nil-nil with South Africa, in a friendly match played in Buffalo City stadium in Bloefonteim, under the second FIFA date.

Kenya: Nyamweya Now Threatens to Sue Football Body After Suspension 29 Mar 2017 at 4:33am
[Nation] Former Football Kenya Federation president Sam Nyamweya on Tuesday threatened to sue the football governing body after he was suspended for a decade.

Nigeria: Rohr Rules Out England for Eagles 29 Mar 2017 at 1:57am
[Vanguard] Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr said England will not be a choice of venue for the next friendly international to be played by the national team.

Zimbabwe: Former CAPS United Owner Jailed for Child Upkeep 29 Mar 2017 at 12:43am
[The Herald] Former Caps United owner Twine Phiri was yesterday sentenced to four months in prison for defaulting on close to $5 000 in maintenance fees.Harare magistrate Miss Joy Chikodzore suspended the sentence for five years on condition that he pays $500 and deposits $1 226 into his ex-wife Keresiya Phiri's bank account.

Zimbabwe: Former CAPS United Owner Phiri Gets Four More Months in Jail 29 Mar 2017 at 12:36am
[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Premier Soccer League chairman, Twine Phiri, was this Tuesday sentenced to four months' imprisonment by a magistrate Joy Chikodzore for failing to pay maintenance for his two children.

Botswana: History Beckons in Mascom Top 8 29 Mar 2017 at 12:06am
[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -The prestigious Mascom Top 8 tournament is known to attract some of the best teams in the BTC Premiership and crème de la crème of Botswana's footballers.

Kenya/Malawi: Harambee Stars to Face Malawi in Machakos 28 Mar 2017 at 11:33pm
[Nation] After their weekend triumph over the Democratic Republic of Congo, Harambee Stars' next engagement will be against Malawi at home.

Nigeria: Nigeria Could Shun London After Visa Hassle - Rohr 28 Mar 2017 at 10:27pm
[Vanguard] Nigeria could avoid playing friendlies in London from now on because of problems obtaining visas for staff and players, coach Gernot Rohr has said.

Angola/South Africa: Soccer - Palancas Negras Need to Be More Creative Agains... 28 Mar 2017 at 6:52am
[ANGOP] Dundo -Former Angolan international Luís António Cazengue said Monday that the players of the national team should be more organized and creative in the friendly match with South Africa, under the FIFA Date.

Ethiopia: Soccer - St. George Suffer AC Leopards Hangover, Lose 2-1 to Mekela... 28 Mar 2017 at 5:49am
[Ethiopian Herald] The defending champions Saint George were stunned 2-1 by lowly Mekelakeya in the Ethiopian Premier League clash on Friday days after they knocked out AC Leopards of Congo Brazzaville in the CAF Champions League with a 2-0 win.

Ethiopia: Coffee Take GERD Title Beating Adama City 28 Mar 2017 at 5:49am
[Ethiopian Herald] The Addis side Coffee beat Adama City 4-1 to clinch the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) title on Saturday.

South Africa/Angola: Jali to Captain Bafana Against Angola 28 Mar 2017 at 5:44am
[News24Wire] Phakamani Mahlambi, Luther Singh and Diamond Thopola will make their Bafana Bafana debuts when they start against Angola in an international friendly match at the Buffalo City Stadium in East London on Tuesday.

Angola: Football - Palancas Negras Train On Buffalo City Pitch 28 Mar 2017 at 5:19am
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior men's football team will trained on Monday to adapt to the pitch of the s Bufalo City stadium in Bloefonteim, in view of Tuesday's game against South Africa, under the FIFA 2017 date.

South Africa: Mahlambi Hoping for Bafana Chance 28 Mar 2017 at 3:41am
[News24Wire] South Africa's young sensation Phakamani Mahlambi can't wait to don the Bafana Bafana jersey.

Gambia: Senior Scorpions Out to Save Face Today 28 Mar 2017 at 1:42am
[Foroyaa] After being brought back down to earth by a second string Moroccan national team outfit, Gambia will be hoping to right the gaffes in that game today when they face the Central African Republic.

Namibia: Global United Beat Omaheke Legends 28 Mar 2017 at 1:16am
[Namibian] GLOBAL United recently faced the Omaheke Legends in Gobabis in a highly entertaining game played in front of a capacity crowd of eager fans.

Kenya: Wanyama Gives Local Lads Stamp of Approval Ahead of CHAN 28 Mar 2017 at 12:31am
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Harambee Stars skipper Victor Wanyama is convinced Kenya will put in a strong squad for the African nations Championship (CHAN) next year after watching some impressive performances from the local lads in the two friendly matches against Uganda and DR Congo.

Kenya: Okumbi Not Impressed Despite 10-Match Unbeaten Run 28 Mar 2017 at 12:29am
[Capital FM] Nairobi -There was hue and cry when Stanley Okumbi was appointed the Harambee Stars head coach in February 2016, with many questioning his credentials having only coached one top flight team, Mathare United.

Namibia: Buchters Embrace Harders Cup 27 Mar 2017 at 11:59pm
[Namibian] THE Harders Cup's first offering was a colourful festival with an avalanche of goals, vociferous supporters and a touch of European flair.

Kenya: Hull City Return Game for July in Nairobi 27 Mar 2017 at 11:39pm
[Nation] The return match of the friendly match between Kenya's SportPesa All Stars and English Premier League club Hull City has been confirmed for July this year at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.

Kenya: Harambee Stars Stretch Unbeaten Run to 10 Games 27 Mar 2017 at 11:16pm
[Nation] March 27, 2016. That was the date when the national football team last tasted defeat.

South Africa: President Zuma Pays Tribute to Petrus Molemela 27 Mar 2017 at 6:52am
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has expressed sadness at the death of founder and former owner of Bloemfontein Celtic Football Club, Petrus Molemela.

Zimbabwe: Footballer Mutasa Quits Dynamos 27 Mar 2017 at 5:55am
[The Herald] DYNAMOS' rebuilding exercise has suffered a big blow after two of their key players Elisha Muroiwa and Wisdom Mutasa yesterday joined the East African gravy train by agreeing terms with Tanzanian soccer side Singida United.The duo brings to three the number of Zimbabwean players to join the newly-promoted side as they are now expected to link-up with Chicken Inn midfielder Tafadzwa Kutinyu.

South Africa/Angola: Bafana Quartet Doubtful for Angola Clash 27 Mar 2017 at 4:20am
[News24Wire] South Africa's 3-1 win over Guinea-Bissau on Saturday in Durban came with a price as four Bafana Bafana players are doubtful for the international friendly match against Angola on Tuesday.

Ghana: Gerard Nus Arrives Home After 7 Weeks of Fighting for Afcon Bonuses 27 Mar 2017 at 4:18am
[Ghana Star] Former Black Stars assistant coach Gerard Nus left Accra on Sunday to his native Spain after clearing his hotel bills.

South Africa: East London Welcomes Bafana Bafana 27 Mar 2017 at 4:15am
[News24Wire] Bafana Bafana received a warm welcome when they landed in East London on Sunday afternoon.

Zimbabwe/Zambia: Warriors Held Home By Chipolopolo 27 Mar 2017 at 1:33am
[New Zimbabwe] THE Warriors were held to a 0-0 draw by Zambia in an international friendly at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday.

Nigeria: Recalling Nigeria's Historic World Cup Debut 26 Mar 2017 at 10:55pm
[Premium Times] The Super Eagles of Nigeria made an unforgettable debut in the FIFA World Cup with characteristic swagger. In a sweeping 22nd minute move, fleet-footed Finidi George sped down the right wing and put a low cross that danger-man Rashidi Yekini tapped into the Bulgarian net for Nigeria's first-ever goal in World Cup history. Yekini ran into the goal, shook the net maniacally with upraised hands, uttering words nobody has thus far been able to decode. Yekini's celebration of that epochal goal was listed amongs

Nigeria/Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso-Nigeria Friendly Cancelled Over UK Visas 26 Mar 2017 at 11:51am
[Al Jazeera] Burkina Faso's friendly against Nigeria in London next week has been cancelled because of visa issues affecting travelling players from Burkina Faso, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said.


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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