Friday, 03 July, 2020

Category: Sports News

[New Frame] Various sporting codes have rallied behind Black Lives Matter. But instead of flashy public relations exercises, they should show their support by addressing the racism rife in their midst.

[VOA] Cameroon’s football (soccer) authorities say they are confident they can complete the infrastructure for hosting the postponed Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the continent’s biggest football championship, in 2022.  The contest was originally scheduled for next January but the Read more…

[Premium Times] The Confederation of African Football has moved the Africa Cup of Nations originally meant to take place between January and February 2021 to 2022.

[RFI] Lille’s Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen has been named the top African player in France’s coronavirus-curtailed Ligue 1 season. At 21, the Lagos-born forward is the youngest-ever recipient of the Prix Marc Vivien-Foé, named in honour of the late Cameroon Read more…

[Ghanaian Times] Former Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Mr Kwaku Ampim-Darko, is dead. He passed on last Friday, June 26, after a protracted illness.

[Daily News] THE Ministry for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports through National Sports Council has revised its decision to suspend fans from attending a match between Simba Sport Club and Tanzania Prisons at Sokoine Stadium.

[Daily Trust] Without any doubt, the most topical issue in Nigerian Football at the moment is the raging crisis over attempts by the League Management Company, LMC, organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, to end the 2019/2020 season Read more…

[Nation] Kenya’s sporting legends and veterans can now afford a smile of hope after the government Thursday apologised for neglecting them over the decades, promising massive change.

[New Zimbabwe] Former Zimbabwe Warriors captain and current Kaizer Chiefs midfielder, Willard Katsande has made a surprise announcement to release a music album as he edges closer toward the end of his football career.

[News24Wire] Absa Premiership side Kaizer Chiefs on Tuesday confirmed that two unidentified players have tested positive for Covid-19 after a series of tests conducted on players and staff.