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Mauritania On The Verge Of Historic Afcon Qualification

Mauritania, who have never qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations, are among the 15 countries who could secure places at the 2019 tournament this weekend. The team will be assured of a top-two finish...

WADA Declares Nigerian Anti-doping Agency “Non-Compliant”

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday that Nigeria’s national anti-doping agency had been declared non-compliant.Jonathan Taylor, the chair of WADA’s independent compliance review committee, informed its board at a meeting in Baku...
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Al Ahly Face Hot Reception At Esperance In African Final

Egypt’s Al Ahly are clear favourites to extend their record streak of African club competition titles when they take a 3-1 lead over Esperance into their Champions League final second leg in Tunisia on...
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Emmanuel Amuneke Is Ready to Build Tanzania Challenge

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke admits leading the Taifa Stars is a challenge but his team is ready to build. The former Nigeria international is now preparing to face Cape Verde in Africa Cup of Nations...
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Raji: Liberia Youth Key To Development

New Liberia Football Association (LFA) president Mustapha Raji believes the best way to improve the national teams is to start in schools around the country. The 44-year-old, who owns local top-flight club LISCR FC, was...
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Awer Mabil: From Living In A Mud Hut To Scoring for Australia

Awer Mabil's journey from life as a refugee in a hut built out of mud to scoring on his international debut is the stuff dreams are made of. The 23-year-old grew up in a refugee...
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South Africa Thrash Hapless Australia In Perth

Dale Steyn claimed two early wickets as South Africa’s pace attack combined superbly to heap more misery on Australia with a six-wicket thrashing to take a 1-0 lead in their three-match one-day international series...

Libya Gain But Nigeria Lose A Place In Africa’s Continental Club Competitions

Nigeria have lost their right to enter two clubs in to each of the annual African club competitions after years of poor results. The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has confirmed to the BBC that...

Former Ghana FA President Nyantakyi Banned For Life By FIFA

Former Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi was handed a life ban from all football-related activities by FIFA on Tuesday following various violations of the governing body’s ethics code, including bribery and corruption.Nyantakyi, a...

Kenyan Kiptum Sets Half-marathon World Record In Valencia

Kenyan Abraham Kiptum set a world record of 58 minutes and 18 seconds in the men’s race at the Valencia half-marathon in Spain on Sunday.Kiptum’s time was five seconds better than the previous mark...
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FIFA Chief Heading For Trouble Over Pet Projects

FIFA President Gianni Infantino is set to ignite new opposition on Friday over his ambition to introduce two money-spinning pet projects - a revamped global club cup and a bold new international championship.Infantino's Saudi-backed plans, which have...

Blitzboks In Tough Pool For Season Opener In Dubai

The Springboks Sevens team will face neighbours Zimbabwe in their opening match of the 2018/19 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, to be played at the Sevens Stadium in Dubai on November 30 and December 1.The Blitzboks, who are looking...

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