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Zambia, Niger Face off in Pre-Chan Mini Tournament

Saturday, January 2*Zambia Vs Niger - 6pm Zambia and Niger will get their Pre-Chan mini tournament underway on Saturday at the Ahamdaou Ahidjo stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon. In the first game of the four-nation tournament that fine tunes the teams ahead of CHAN Finals, saw Uganda Cranes hold Cameroon's Intermediate...
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CHAN: Tanzania, DR Congo Line Up Two Friendlies

Tanzania's Taifa Stars and DR Congo's Leopards have lined up two friendlies. The two matches will fine tune the teams ahead of Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) due January 16 to February 7, 2021. The two sides will meet between January 10 to 14 next year in Dar Es Salaam. Tanzania...
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Ochaya’s TP Mazembe Reappoint Mihayo After Dragan Exit

DR Congo giants TP Mazembe have reappointed Pampile Mihayo Kazembe as the new coach. The decision comes after the club confirmed the exit of Serbian coach Dragan Cvetkovic whose contract ends on December 31 and will not be renewed. "Coach Dragan is thus released from his obligations within the club,...
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Watenga’s Chippa United Confirms New Coach

South African side, Chippa United, has reappointed Dan Malesela, the club has announced. Chippa is the new home for Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Ismail Watenga, a club he joined this month. Malesela, christened as 'Dan Dance' rejoins the side after they withdrew the appointment of controversial Belgian coach Luc Eymael. Eymael...
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Gor Mahia Roasted In Algeria

Kenyan representatives at the CAF Champions League suffered a heavy defeat in the hands of Algerian side CR Belouizdad. The K'Ogalo lost 6-0 in the first leg played on Saturday at Stade 20 Aout in Algiers. Amir Sayoud scored a hat-trick with his first goal coming in the seventh minute...
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Drama As Chippa Rescind Eymael Appointment

South African club Chippa United have withdrawn the appointment of controversial Belgian coach Luc Eymael. Chippa announced Eymael as the new club coach on Wednesday, December 23. In dramatic turn of events, the appointment has since been met with negative reviews for a coach that was sacked by Young Africans...
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Libya Names Third National Team Coach In 2020

Libyan Football Association has named Zoran Filipovic as the new Libya coach in Tripoli. Filipovic, from Montenegro, will be the third National Team coach appointed by LFA this year. The side had appointed Libyan Ali El Merguini to replace Tunisian Faouzi Benzarti in September who had left due to Covid19...
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Cecafa U17: Tanzania Edge Ethiopia To Book Final Date With Uganda

SemisSunday, December 20*Djibouti 0-1 Uganda*Tanzania 1-1 Ethiopia Tuesday, December 22*3rd place Playoff: Ethiopia Vs Djibouti*Final - Uganda Vs Tanzania Tanzania managed to negotiate past Ethiopia to book a spot in the CECAFA U17 Championship final after a thrilling semifinal game on Sunday. The side joins Uganda, who they will face...
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Benni McCarthy Appointed As Coach For PSL Side

Former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy has been named as the new coach for AmaZulu FC, its official. AmaZulu FC a South African professional football club based in Umlazi in the city of Durban in the KwaZulu Natal province, that plays in PSL. McCarthy takes over after after former head...
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Kenya: Uganda’s Cecafa U17 Opponent Names Final Squad

Uganda's Cecafa U17 opponents, Kenyan Junior Stars, have named their final squad for the championship in Rwanda. Uganda will face Kenya in Group A of this year's Championship which is due December 12 to December 22, 2020. The team will be coached by Oliver Page and captained by England-based James...
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Papa Bouba Diop: Senegal’s 2002 World Cup Hero Dead

Former Senegal defensive midfielder Popa Bouba Diop has passed away aged 42. He has died on Sunday in France after battling with long illness. Diop, born January 28, 1978, is mostly remembered for his 2002 World Cup opening goal as Senegal shocked then defending champions France. Traumatise those in heaven...
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Al Ahly Edge Zamalek To Win Ninth CAF Champions League Title

Friday, November 27*Zamalek 1-2 Al Ahly Al Ahly managed to overcome Zamalek in a closely contested all-Egyptian CAF Champions League final in Cairo. The Red Devils needed a late Mohamed Madgy Afsha goal to take their record extending ninth title, their first since 2013. Christened as the club of the...
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CAF Champions League Final: Facts To Note Ahead Of All-Egyptian Tie

Friday, November 27*Zamalek Vs Al Ahly - 9pm Its all set for the CAF Champions League final that pits together two Egyptian clubs, and eternal rivals. The greatest derby on the African continent. This rivalry can be traced way back in the late 1940s, and the sides will be meeting...
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Ahmad Runs To CAS After Ban, Punch Holes In FIFA Decision

CAF President Ahmad Ahmad has appealed to Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to challenge his ban. Ahmad was this week banned for five years and ordered to pay CHF 20,000 by FIFA Adjudicatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee for breaching various codes of ethics. Ahmad ha denied any...
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African Duo In 11-man Shortlist For 2020 FIFA Best Award

Two African players have been listed for the Best FIFA Men's player of the year 2020. The 11-man shortlist has been revealed by FIFA on Wednesday ahead of the awards ceremony in Zurich on December 17, 2020. The African players are Liverpool duo Sadio Mane (Senegal) and Mohammed Salah (Egypt)....
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Former Sundowns Defender Passes Away

Former Mamelodi Sundowns defender Anele Ngcongca has passed away, reports in South Africa have confirmed. The right back has perished in a Car accident on Monday morning at KwaZulu-Natal. Ngcongca, born October 21, 1987, was 33 at the time of his death. He started out at FC Fortune before joining...
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Ahmad Ahmad: FIFA Hands CAF President Five-Year Ban

Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, has handed CAF President Ahmad Ahmad a five-year ban from all football related activities. Ahmad, who also doubles as the FIFA vice President, has been found guilty of breaching various FIFA code of ethics. Mainly, the Madagascan was involved in a controversial deal that...
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COSAFA: Four Countries Disqualified For Fielding Over-age Players

Four countries have been disqualified from the 2020 COSAFA Men’s Under-17 Championship on the basis of fielding over-age players. The countries are Botswana, Comoros, Eswatini and Zimbabwe. The competition, which also doubles as the Qualifiers for the 2021 Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations, will now start on Sunday, Cosafa has...
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Goss Wants To Learn More From Denis Onyango

Mamelodi Sundowns new goalkeeper Ricardo Goss says that he wants to learn more from experienced Denis Onyango. Goss joined the Masandawana at the start of the 2020/21 season from Bidvest Wits on a five-year deal. However, the 26-year old is yet to make his PSL debut with the club after...
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