Association football

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 4th, 2014
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Fast-rising hip hop singer, Solidstar has been endorsed as Super Eagles Ambassador. The deal was signed with the Nigerian Football Supporters Club recently. The deal will have Solidstar record and perform the official Super Eagles theme song for the Brazil 2014 world cup. Explaining the choice of Sol...
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 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 9th, 2013
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Mali finished third in the Africa Cup of Nations for the second year running after beating Ghana in an entertaining third place play-off. Mahamadou Samassa put Mali ahead with a powerful header, before captain Seydou Keita doubled their lead, stabbing home from close range. Ghana midfielder Kwadwo As...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Dec 14th, 2012
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The Football Association of Zambia Faz has stated that it will approach Fifa about getting recognition for striker prolific Godfrey Chitalu’s record of scoring 107 goals in 1972 calendar season. This latest development came after Lionel Messi broke German Gerd Mueller’s record of 85 goals scored in a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 19th, 2012
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Italy were denied a winning return to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after an eight-year absence as Brazil grabbed a dramatic injury-time equaliser through Amanda in Saitama. A hard-fought and physical encounter was punctuated by two very different, yet equally spectacular, goals from Italy’s Elena ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Olympics
Aug 9th, 2012
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Canada wins Bronze at London Olympic Soccer Canada’s women’s soccer team has captured a bronze medal at the London Olympics. Diana Matheson scored in the 92nd minute to beat France 1-0 in the third-place game. The result gives Canada its first Summer Games medal in a traditional team spor...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 6th, 2012
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Onigbinde: NFF Betrayed me to Sainfiet Former Nigerian coach, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, has, for the umpteen time, tongue lashed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over the appointment of Tom Saintfiet as Nigeria’s football technical director. According to the Modakeke High Chief, the Belgian coac...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Feb 3rd, 2012
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NEW YORK, February 3, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General is saddened by the death of more than 74 people and the injury of hundreds of others following the outbreak of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 1st, 2012
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Cairo – Egyptian state TV has raised the death toll to 73 after fans of rival soccer teams rushed the field, hurling stones and sticks at each other and sparking a stampede. State TV cited the health ministry and says 1 000 other people were injured in Wednesday’s melee. A medical officia...
By IndepthAfrica
In Odd News
Dec 26th, 2011
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All images courtesy of M24Degital   Georgette, wife of the highest-paid soccer player in the world, Cameroon’s Samuel Eto’o, was photographed sunbathing topless on the edge of a pool. Source: M24Degital Related articles Cameroon banned captain Eto’o for 15 matches (indepthafric...