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World Football governing body FIFA, on Wednesday denied it made allegations that South Africa secured the right to be host for the 2010 World Cup through bribery. A widespread corruption scandal continues to engulf soccer’s...

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Valcke: AFCON 2023 to be held in June

February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has confirmed that The Africa Cup of Nations 2023 in Guinea will be moved from January to June. The change comes after FIFA’s task-force recommended the World Cup in Qatar...

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Africa deserves more World Cup slots

August 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former Ghana defender Anthony Baffoe believes Africa deserves more slots at the FIFA World Cup despite their poor performances in 2014. Many have criticised the performances of African countries at the world stage, with some...

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Zimbabwe plan to host World Cup

July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Zimbabwe’s Tourism and Hospitality minister, Walter Mzembi, believes the Southern African country have the potential to host the World Cup in 2034. According to, Zimbwabwe are set to launch an audacious bid to bring...

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Adomah: Appiah was a peacemaker

June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Middlesbrough widesman Albert Adomah has revealed that former Ghana captain Stephen Appiah did well to calm nerves in camp during the World Cup. He said Appiah motivated the players to go all out to train...

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Snapshot: Goodbye Cameroon

June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon bow out of the tournament with their tails between their legs after losing 4-1 to rampant Brazil. Africa has lost one of its representatives at the on-going FIFA World Cup...

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Can Ghana break the African Jinx in Brazil?

June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patrick Ansah asks whether Ghana can become the first of the continent’s sides to equal or even improve on a fine World Cup showing this summer. There hasn’t been any African team that has reached...

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Uchebo: Nigeria to Shock the World

May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nigeria forward Michael Uchebo has backed the Super Eagles to stun observers at the World Cup in Brazil this summer. Uchebo has been included in Stephen Keshi’s 30-man provisional World Cup squad, having only made...

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