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Africa’s WC qualifiers draw set for June

November 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The draw for the group stage of CAF qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place in Cairo on 24 June 2016, FIFA announced on their official website on Friday. Twenty nations have...

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Riyad Mahrez

ROUND-UP: Africans in the EPL – Week 13

November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The African stars were looking to return from where they left off as the Premier League resumed this week after the international break. The French national anthem was played before every game this week, a...

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Benjamin Moukandjo celebrates his consolation goal against PSG.

ROUND-UP: Africans in Ligue 1 – Week 14

November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ligue 1 returned for the first time since the international break and the atrocity of the terror attacks in Paris which, sadly, left 130 dead. Football is a game which unites and teams in the...

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One of the talking points of Nigeria’s first leg FIFA World Cup qualifier stalemate against minnows Swaziland was the way in which they appeared top-heavy late on, overloading the King’s Shield half. Coming into the game, it...

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FEATURE: Is Avram Grant a problem solver?

November 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

To some people’s surprise, Ghana laboured their way to a 0-0 away draw against Comoros in Mitsamiouli. This also coincided with the occurrence an all too common problem. A bonus dispute. Some may put the...

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U-17 WC: Nigeria retain their crown

November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

of the In doing so, Nigeria claimed their fifth Under-17 World Cup title, following on from their successes at China 1985, Japan 1993, Korea Republic 2007 and UAE 2013. In a tightly contested match,the forceful...

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Benjamin Moukandjo celebrates against Troyes.

ROUND-UP: Africans in Ligue 1 – Week 13

November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Returning to action after scoring a brace against Guingamp in his last outing Ligue 1’s in-form African Benjamin Moukandjo continued from where he left off and fired a further two goals against Troyes. Africa Football...

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U-17 WC PREVIEW: Nigeria vs Mexico

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nigeria taking on Mexico, a repeat of the final of the 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup which was held in United Arab Emirates. Mexico and Nigeria have met three times before at the Under-17 World...

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U-17 WC PREVIEW: Mali vs Belgium

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mali are hoping to reach their first final when they face Belgium for the second time in La Serena. The Malians and Belgians have already faced each other in Chile, but this time the scenario...

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U-17 World Cup: Nigeria & Mali into the semis

November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Golden Eaglets and Les Aigles do the African continent proud as they enter the semis of the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Nigeria crushed Brazil to stroll into the semi finals with a 3-0 victory, while...

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