Peter Pedroncelli, 12:30 am AFKI Original
The 2015 FIFA Under-20 World Cup will be held in New Zealand later this year, and the four teams that will be making the trip to the country on behalf of the African continent include Senegal, Nigeria, Ghana and Mali. These four junior national teams reached the semi-finals of the ongoing African Youth Championship in Senegal during the past few days following […]
Peter Pedroncelli, 2:44 am AFKI Original
Zimbabwe’s chances of making their first ever FIFA World Cup appearance in Russia during the 2018 showpiece event have been dealt a death blow, as the Warriors have been expelled from taking part in the competition’s qualification campaign.
Peter Pedroncelli, 1:37 am
The latest FIFA ranking data is in for the month of March, and Algeria remain Africa’s best ranked side, placing at 18th in the overall list. Cote D’Ivoire, the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions, have not moved at all since the February list, remaining second on the continent, two places behind the Fennecs in 20th spot.
Peter Pedroncelli, 8:02 am
The Super Eagles speedster has been a crucial element of his club’s attacking capabilities at the Arena Khimki, and due to his outstanding performances in Russia, the rumour mill has been churning out news about a number of clubs who have apparently shown interest in the Nigerian.
Peter Pedroncelli, 1:52 am AFKI Original
Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins has been honoured by Major League Soccer by being included in their Best XI for the first week of fixtures. The American league saw Martins’ Seattle Sounders defeat the New England Revolution 3-0 on the opening weekend of MLS action for the year. The second goal in the encounter was scored by […]
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:35 am AFKI Original
The Argentine former Valencia and Inter Milan manager was a surprising announcement as the new coach last week, when the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) released a statement that revealed Cuper as the new man at the helm of the seven-time African champions.
Peter Pedroncelli, 2:41 am AFKI Original
Gabon national team coach Jorge Costa is preparing his side for two important friendly international matches against Mali and Belarus. Costa unveiled a squad of 23 footballers who will make themselves available for the coach’s selections in those two matches, which will be used as experimental encounters to help the side prepare for 2017 Africa […]
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:53 am AFKI Original
Cameroonian star striker Samuel Eto’o has been recognised for his work and stance against racism in football by receiving the Medal of Tolerance from the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR). The handover of the award took place at a gala dinner event at Kensington Palace in London. The Sampdoria striker, who previously played for […]
Peter Pedroncelli, 3:41 am AFKI Original
This decision comes following a massive disappointment for the Malians at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), where they were knocked out of the competition in the group stage. Mali were unfortunate to be the victims of drawing of lots to decide the team that would progress from Group D.
Peter Pedroncelli, 8:49 am
Cote D’Ivoire striker Wilfried Bony seems to be maintaining his positive outlook despite a less than ideal start to his Manchester City career, following his move to the Citizens from Swansea City. The Ivorian played an important part in the Elephants taking the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title in Equatorial Guinea last month, and during […]