Nigeria and Burkina Faso are your 2013 Afcon Finalists. Here’s a look at the two teams, their previous performances, and their journey to the Afcon final. NIGERIA: SUPER EAGLES KEY PLAYERS: Joseph Yobo, Peter Odemwingie, Taye Taiwo, John Mikel Obi, Elderson Echiejile, Shola Ameobi. FULL SQUAD: Goalkeepers: Chigozie Agbim (Enugu [...]
We’re well into the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon 2013), and while injuries, draws, and points are all in the headlines, we wanted to take a pause, and present to you “The Sexy Six: The Shortlist of Afcon’s Hottest Players”. Take a look, let us know what you think, and [...]
In honor of the start of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on 19 January 2013, our very first “Video of the Week” post goes to: Sela Sela – The Official Afcon Song The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has chosen “Sela Sela” (Dance Together) as the official song of [...]
There is only one day to go until the 2013 edition of the African Cup of Nations. In between reliving great matches, and anticipating opening match ups–Morocco and South Africa, anyone?–we took some time to look at numbers significant to the African Cup of Nations. 1957- The first Afcon ever is [...]
The African Cup of Nation kicks off on January 19th in South Africa. It used to be that you had to wait every other year for the African Cup of Nations, but for the first time since 1963, we have an Afcon in a consecutive year–to avoid conflict of schedule [...]
The National Basketball Association (NBA) prides itself in being a league that draws players from all over the world. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant speaks Spanish to Pau Gasol during games when he doesn’t want opposing teams to know what is going on.
The closing weekend of the 2012 London Summer Olympics was a victorious one for Africa, as the continent dominated in track and field and marathon swimming.