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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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Olympics Men’s Football: Mixed Results For African Representatives

Thursday, July 22*Egypt 0-0 Spain*Ivory Coast 2-1 Saudi Arabia*Japan 1-0 South Africa The three African representatives at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics registered varied results as the men's football competition got underway on Thursday. Egypt held Spain, Ivory Coast beat Saudi Arabia while South Africa lost to hosts Japan. The teams...
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CAF Backs Staging World Cup Every Two Years

Confederation of African Football ( CAF) has backed the staging of the World Cup every two years from the definite five years, according to President Patrice Motsepe. Motsepe said CAF firmly supports the proposal put forward by Saudi Arabia at last month's Fifa Congress. "The highest body of Caf deemed...
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CECAFA U23: Kenya Prove Too Good For Djibouti

July 17, 2021Ethiopia 3-3 Eritrea July 18, 2021*Uganda 0-0 DR Congo*Djibouti 0-3 Kenya Kenya opened their CECAFA U23 campaign with a convincing win against minnows Djibouti on Sunday. The Emerging Stars strolled to a commanding 3-0 win in a one-sided affair at the Bahir Dar in Ethiopia. John Njuguna, Reagan...
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Former Cranes Coach Micho Leaves Zambia

Former Uganda Cranes coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredejovich has left his role as Zambia national football team coach. The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has confirmed the development on Saturday. FAZ has stated that they have agreed to "mutually separate" after a meeting held on Saturday with the Serbian. Quiz: Test...
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CAF To Investigate Crowd Trouble In Confederation Cup Final

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has launched investigations on ugly incidents that happen during the Total CAF Confederation Cup final fixture between Raja Club Athletic and JS Kabylie on Cotonou, Benin on Saturday 10 July 2021. Ten man Raja Club Athletic clinched their second Confederation cup title after edging Algerian...
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Raja Casablanca Crowned CAF Confederation Cup Champions

Sunday, July 11*Raja Casablanca (Morocco) 2-1 JS Kabylie (Algeria) Ten-man Moroccan side Raja Casablanca endured late flurry of attacks from Algeria's JS Kabylie to win 2020/21 CAF confederation Cup in a thrilling Saturday final. After a decent start that saw the Moroccan lead two-up, Raja had to play the last...
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Gor Mahia, Vaz Pinto Part Ways After Six Months

Portuguese gaffer Carlos Manuel Vaz Pinto has left his role as coach of Kenyan giants Gor Mahia, the club has confirmed. Pinto leaves after six months since he penned a two-year deal with the K'Ogalo in January. He departs two days after Gor Mahia lost 2-1 to leaders Tusker in...
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Rwanda pulls out of 2021 CECAFA regional tournament

Rwanda U-23 National team will not participate in the upcoming CECAFA U-23 tournament that is slated to begin on 17th July in the Ethiopian city of Bahir Dar. Federation of Rwanda Football Association( FERWAFA) confirmed the development citing the surge of Covid19 pandemic in the region. The press release reads;“Fédération...
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