Apr 1st, 2014
Stephen Keshi has said that he is not interested in inviting 35 players for Nigeria’s World Cup preparations, as it will be unproductive. The former national team skipper made it clear that he would only call up a few players who will make the country proud, especially since the competition is less t...
In East Africa
Sep 6th, 2013
(Reuters) – Former quarter-finalists Ghana and Senegal are among five countries a point away from clinching a place in the final stage of Africa’s World Cup qualifying campaign as the preliminary group phase concludes this weekend. Seven groups are yet to be decided with the winners set t...
Aug 15th, 2013
Nwankwo Kanu has expressed that Nigeria has its sights set on winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup on behalf of Africa. In 2010, Ghana was a penalty shootout away from becoming the first nation from the continent to reach the semifinals of the tournament. The ex-Arsenal, Inter and Ajax striker, however, b...
Jun 30th, 2013
Fred scored two goals and Neymar added another as host Brazil convincingly defeated world champion Spain 3-0 to win the Confederations Cup on Sunday as protesters clashed with riot police outside the Maracana Stadium. Fred put Brazil on the board less than two minutes into the match, Neymar added to ...
Apr 5th, 2013
Former captain Wasim Akram will help coach Pakistan’s pacemen at the Champions Trophy in England in June. The great all-rounder told a news conference in Lahore that he had also agreed with the Pakistan Cricket Board to hold a 10-day training camp for pacemen in Karachi along with full-time bow...
Mar 24th, 2013
JOHANNESBURG – Ethiopia’s chances of reaching the 2014 World Cup in Brazil became a little more realistic on Sunday after beating Botswana to open a two-point gap at the top of its group in African qualifying. Ghana beat Sudan 4-0 to apply the pressure on leader Zambia in their group afte...