2010 FIFA World Cup

By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 15th, 2013
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jun 30th, 2013
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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 ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Apr 18th, 2013
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ACCRA: World football’s governing body, FIFA,has given three spots for African teams at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup inCanada, following the decision to increase the number of participants at the finals to 24, eight more than previously.   FIFA took the decision at a recent meeting of i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cricket
Apr 5th, 2013
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Botswana
Mar 24th, 2013
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Botswana
Mar 23rd, 2013
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Welcome to our coverage of today’s football action. The focus for today is the World Cup qualifiers, especially South Africa’s match at 8:15pm CAT (SA, GMT+2). Updates Full Time: Nigeria 1-1 Kenya Congo 1 – 0 Gabon Cameroon 2 – 1 Togo Namibia 0 – 1 Malawi   [View the story "Sat...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 23rd, 2013
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ETHIOPIA and history are synonymous. And the East Africans look set to write another story in the continent’s football annals. Not long ago, they qualified for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations – which was for the first time in 31 years . Now the Black Lions are on the verge of stretching their lead ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Treatment of Kenyan football team turns into epic hashtag battle. Kenya and Nigeria battled on Twitter Thursday, as #SomeoneTellKenya and #SomeoneTellNigeria trended worldwide. The online clash erupted when news broke of the poor accommodations provided to the Harambee Stars, Kenya’s national f...
By IndepthAfrica
In North Africa
Mar 21st, 2013
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Tunisia meet Sierra Leone for a third time in the space of six months conscious of how close they came to an embarrassing exit at the hands of their west African opponents in the Africa Cup of Nations Cup qualifiers. Tunisia edged past Sierra Leone on the away goals rule to qualify for the recent [&h...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 25th, 2013
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I share in the joy. Growing up in Nigeria, I thought rewarding the players should be a national responsibility because then I thought the world bowed to Nigeria for its superior talents in soccer. I saw Christian Chukwu as a president given his accomplishment in the sector. But then I came to US and ...