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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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CAF Player of The Year shortlist announced

November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Yaya Toure and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are amongst the contenders shortlisted for the 2015 CAF player of the year award. If successful, Toure would win the award for a record 5th time, one more than Cameroon...

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Atsu back at Chelsea for treatment

November 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bournemouth loanee Christian Atsu is back at parent club Chelsea for treatment on a shin injury. Cherries boss Eddie Howe confirmed Atsu has returned to the Blues for treatment on a stress fracture. Atsu suffered a shin injury...

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Golden Eaglets fly into World Cup last eight

October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Victor Osimhen’s hat-trick sent Nigeria into the quarter-finals of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, after defeating Australia 6-0 in Vena Del Mar, Chile. The young Nigerians bounced back from a shock loss to Croatia, to...

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Adamu investigated by FIFA

October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

FIFA executive committee member Amos Adamu is under investigation by the ethics committee, after allegedly breaching ethical code, it was revealed on Wednesday. The 62-year-old, who was previously banned from football for three years after...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the EPL – Week 9

October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

After a week with their national sides, the African contingent returned to the Premier League hoping to continue where they left off. Africa Football Shop‘s English Premier League correspondent, Ravi Pahalwani reports all the action....

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Eritrean players seek asylum in Botswana

October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ten players from the Eritrean football team who played in the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday are seeking asylum in Botswana. The Eritrean national team was in Botswana to play a World Cup...

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FIFA bans ex-South Africa FA official Kika

October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Former South Africa Football Association (Safa) official Lindile Kika has been suspended from all football activity for six years. The sanction has been handed out by the independent ethics committee of football’s world governing body,...

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African Player of the Year nominees announced

October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The nominees for the Confederation of African Football’s African Player of the Year Award have been announced this week. Manchester City midfielder and former Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure is a clear favourite for the...

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