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...
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 ...
Jun 19th, 2013
By KIRUBEL TADESSE, AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia has admitted to fielding an ineligible player in World Cup qualifying, meaning it is likely to be stripped of three points and that its celebration of a place in Africa’s final playoffs may have been premature. The Ethiopia Football F...
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...
Mar 23rd, 2013
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...