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Basketball Africa League aims for post-pandemic success

After the first season marked by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Basketball Africa League (BAL) began on solid ground. First in Dakar and then in Cairo. The two elimination tournaments already began on a high note. The final phase will be held in Kigali, Rwanda. "The feedback we have received after these two stages are very positive and then a lot of commitment at the level of supporters, everyone. Matches are […]

todayMay 11, 2022 25

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FIFA World Cup trophy ends domestic tour in Qatar

The World football governing body FIFA in conjunction with Qatar ended its 5-day public viewing of the much-coveted World Cup in different cities. Spearheading the tour is the Brazilian legend Cafu who presented the cup on Tuesday at Kantara cultural center. The event is almost reaching its fever pitch in the region, the first in its kind in the middle east. "[Cafu being asked if he will take home the […]

todayMay 11, 2022 13

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Brazil-Argentina World Cup qualifier must be replayed after FIFA denies appeal

The FIFA Appeal Committee ruled on Monday that the abandoned World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina must be replayed after considering the appeals filed by the countries' football associations. The qualifier in September was suspended just minutes after kickoff when Brazilian health officials invaded the pitch to stop Argentina's England-based players from playing, saying they had breached the country's COVID-19 quarantine rules. Both teams have already qualified for the World Cup […]

todayMay 10, 2022 16

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Algerian team ES Setif prepares to face Al Ahly in Cairo

Egyptian side Al Ahly is preparing to face their Algerian opponents ES Setif for the first leg of the African Champions League semi-finals. The match takes place in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, this Saturday. Al Ahly are the most successful team in the competition having lifted the title a total of 10 times. Speaking about their opponents, Pitso Mosimane, Al Ahly head coach said: "We're back to the big stage […]

todayMay 7, 2022 16

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Sadio Mane overtakes Drogba’s CL record as Liverpool reach final

Senegal's forward, Sadio Mane has surpassed Didier Drogba to become Africa’s highest goal scorer in the Champions League knockout stages. The Senegal international was among the goal scorers as the Liverpool overturned a two-goal deficit to beat Villarreal 3-2 in Tuesday’s semi-final second leg showdown at Estadio de la Ceramica, goal.com reports. The 30-year-old has set a new landmark for African forwards in the European club competition. With the Spanish outfit […]

todayMay 6, 2022 26

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