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George Finidi: Nigeria Legend Appointed Enyimba Coach

Enyimba FC have appointed Nigeria Super Eagles legend George Finidi, the club announced on Wednesday. Enyimba, a club based in Abia state, are Nigeria league record winners having won the title eight times - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009/10, 2015 and 2019. Finidi replaces Fatai Osho whose contract expired...
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Jacob Mulee: Kenya Harambee Stars Coach Sacked After 11 Months

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has parted ways with National team coach Jacob 'Ghost' Mulee, it is official. Mulee was appointed Harambee Stars coach on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 to replace Francis Kimanzi but his three-year deal has been cut short "effective immediately." Mulee has been shown exit door along with...
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Eight Teams Confirmed For Inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League

The Confederation of African Association has confirmed the eight teams that will participate in the inaugural TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League competition slated in Egypt in November 2021. This follows the conclusion of the regional qualification that saw the six CAF regions host preliminary qualifiers. The 2021 CAF Women's Champions League will be...
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CAF: Guinea Clubs Braced For Single Legs After Military Takeover

Confederation of African Football Associations (CAF) has ruled that all fixtures involving Guinea Clubs in the upcoming interclub competitions will be played in a single leg at the opponents territory. This comes after a recent Military takeover in West African nation of Guinea. On September 5, 2021, Guinea President Alpha Conde was captured...
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Egypt Appoints Carlos Queiroz As New Coach

Egypt Football Association (EFA) has named Carlos Queiroz as the new coach for Egypt National Football team the Pharaohs. The appointment comes just days after EFA parted ways with Hossam El Badry after a one-all draw with Gabon. El Badry had not lost in any of his ten games in...
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World Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria Overcome Seven UK-based Absentees To Beat Cape Verde

Tuesday, September 7*Ethiopia 1-0 Zimbabwe*Malawi 1-0 Mozambique*Tanzania 3-2 Masagascar*Zambia 0-2 Tunisia*Cape Verde 1-2 Nigeria*Congo 1-3 Senegal*Equatorial Guinea 1-0 Mauritania*Angola 1-0 Libya*Burkina Faso 1-1 Algeria*Sudan 2-4 Guinea Bissau Depleted Nigeria managed to overcome a couple of absentees to get the job done against Cape Verde in their second match of the...
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World Cup Qualifiers: Rwanda, Kenya Seek Maximum Points

Group ESunday, September 5*Rwanda Vs Kenya - 4pm (EAT) Monday, September 6*Uganda Vs Mali - 4pm Rwanda Amavubi Stars and Kenya Harambee Stars meet on Matchday two in Group of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in Kigali. Rwanda will be hoping to get off the mark after a false...
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Clean-sheets For Watenga, Onyango as Chippa Hold Sundowns

Chippa United FC 0-0 Mamelodi SundownsNelson Mandela Bay StadiumAugust 24th, 2021 Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Ismail Watenga's Chippa United held former Cranes Captain Denis Onyango's Sundowns to a goalless draw in the only DStv Premiership match played at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Tuesday evening. The fixture was for matchday...
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World Cup Qualifiers: Egypt Set To Miss Mo Salah

September 2*Egypt Vs Angola September 5*Gabon Vs Egypt Egypt are set to miss star player Mohamed Salah at the forthcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifiers next month. Egypt coach Hossam El-Badry had included the Liverpool dangerman in the squad to prepare for the games. However, Liverpool has refused to release the...
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World Cup Qualifiers: Kenya Name Squad For Uganda, Rwanda Matches

Kenya Harambee Stars coach Jacob 'Ghost' Mulee has named a provisional squad for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The Harambee Stars will face Uganda and Rwanda next month. There is no place for Montreal Impact midfielder Victor Wanyama while Eric Ouma of AIK (Sweden) and Al-Duhail’s (Qatar) Michael...
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2021 AFCON Draw: Hosts Cameroon To Face Burkina Faso In Opener

2021 AFCON Groups*Group A - Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia Cape Verde*Group B - Senegal, Zimbabwe, Guinea, Malawi*Group C - Morocco, Ghana, Comoros, Gabon*Group D - Nigeria, Egypt, Sudan, Guinea Bissau*Group E - Algeria, Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory CoastGroup F - Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania, Gambia Hosts Cameroon will face Burkina...
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CAF President Motsepe To Attend Express V Nyasa CECAFA final

The President of the Confederation of African Football Patrice Motsepe will be in attendance as Express face Nyasa Big Bullets of Malawi in the CECAFA Kagame Cup final. The two sides face off on Saturday at 7pm at the Benjamin Mkapa Stadium in Dar es salaam, Tanzania. Motsepe is already...
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Leo Adraa Joins El-Merreikh Juba

South Sudanese side El-Merreikh Juba have appointed former Onduparaka Football club head coach Leo Adraa Erima on a one year deal with an option for further extension. The veteran tactician will take up his new position with the South Sudan giants with immediate effect following an agreement for personal terms...
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Kenya Suspends Five Match Officials For Alleged Manipulations

Football Kenya Federation has suspended five match officials on suspicion of manipulations of games. The Federation confirmed the developments in a statement on their official website. The suspended match officials include FIFA referee Raymond Onyango! The other four are Samuel Mwaura, Isaac Memusi, Collins Opiyo and Japheth Juma. Football Kenya...
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Football Players Perish In Bomb Explosion

About Four football players lost their lives while several others injured after a bomb blast targeted a bus carrying a local soccer team in Somalia's port city of Kismayo on Friday, Anadolu agency has stated. The injured were taken to hospitals in Kismayo. A story in Caasimada news has confirmed...
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CECAFA U23: Tanzania Crowned Champions

Friday, July 30*Final: Tanzania 0(6)-(5)0 Burundi Tanzania were on Friday crowned the 2021 CECAFA U-23 Challenge Cup champions. The Kim Poulsen side however were made to dig deep and needed shootouts to beat Burundi in a closely contested final at Bahir Dar Stadium. It was heart break for Burundi's Adolphe...
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Olympics Football: Ivory Coast, Egypt Through As South Africa Eliminated

Wednesday, July 28*Germany 1-1 Ivory Coast*Saudi Arabia 1-3 Brazil*Romania 0-0 New Zealand*South Korea 6-0 Honduras*Australia 0-2 Egypt*Spain 1-1 Argentina*France 0-4 Japan*South Africa 0-3 Mexico Two of three African representatives at Olympics football tournament have progressed to the Quarterfinals of the ongoing games in Tokyo, Japan. Ivory Coast and Egypt are...
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