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Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year 2018

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has won the 2018 BBC African Player Of The Year Award. The five nominees were: Medhi Benatia (Morocco), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal), Sadio Mane (Senegal), Thomas Partey (Ghana) and Mohamed Salah (Egypt). The 26-year-old helped Liverpool reach the...

CAF Awards 2018: Mohamed Salah, Aubameyang, Mane, Alex Iwobi shortlisted (Full list)

CAF Awards 2018: Mohamed Salah, Mane, Alex Iwobi shortlisted for the African Player of the Year alongside 7 other spectacular players. Last year's winner, Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Liverpool, is one of five English Premier League players shortlisted. Salah's club...

AFCON 2019: South Africa Officially Places bid to replace Cameroon as Hosts

South Africa has officially bid to replace Cameroon as Afcon 2019 hosts. The country's FA confirmed recently that all the documents have been submitted to Caf to consider South Africa as Cameroon's replacement. South Africa has finally submitted their bid to...

Latest FIFA Rankings: Nigeria Ranked 44th in the world, 4th Best in Africa

World Football Governing Body, FIFA has on Thursday released the latest World Football Rankings. Super Eagles Of Nigeria remain 4th in Africa and 44th in the World with 1,427 points. Senegal are now top in Africa with 1,505 points and 23rd...

Tunisia Tops Africa in Latest FIFA Rankings, Nigeria Ranked 3rd

Tunisia has topped Africa at position 22 in the latest FIFA rankings released by the world football governing body on Thursday. The Tunisians, who have already qualified for next year’s AFCON in Cameroon, are followed by Senegal at 25, which...

Liberia President “George Weah” is Oldest International Footballer Ever

Liberia President George Weah, 51, has become the oldest international on record after playing against Nigeria on Tuesday, according to a leading group of football statisticians. Liberia arranged the Monrovia friendly against the super eagles of Nigeria to retire their...

World Cup 2018: Nigeria Ranked 10th Best Team To Win The World Cup

In a power ranking report released by the The Guardian of London, the Super Eagles have been rated the 10th best nation that will win the World Cup. In a power ranking report released by the The Guardian of London,...

Nigerian Athlete Breaks 22-Year-Old African Record

Blessing Okagbare on Saturday started her outdoor season with an impressive 22.04 secs in her 200m race at the Wes Kittley Invitational Track and Field Meet at the Abilene Christian University, which erased the 22 -year-old previous African record...

Morocco Competes to Host FIFA World Cup 2026

On June 13th, the name of the host country(s) of the 2026 World Cup will be announced by the International Football Association FIFA. Morocco’s candidacy for the organisation of the 2026 World Cup was officially presented in March. All...

From Riches to Rags, Story of Ex-Ivorian Football Star Emmanuel Eboue

Emmanuel Eboue , former Ivorian international and Arsenal defender has revealed that he is broke and sometimes sleeps on the floor in a friend’s living room after several years of playing in the English premier league which earned him...
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Chief Kapeni: The African Leader Whose Trust in the British Led to His Downfall and the Subjugation of His People

Chief Kapeni was a prominent African chief who, in the 1800s, made a decision that would eventually lead to...