Namibia prepares for Senegal encounter in AFCON qualifiers

Namibia prepares for Senegal encounter in AFCON qualifiers

The coach of the Namibian national football team, Ricardo Mannetti has named a 23-member squad for the crucial AFCON 2017 encounter against Senegal in Windhoek on Saturday. The team ...

Malawi football team camps in South Africa in readiness for AFCON qualifiers

Malawi football team camps in South Africa in readiness for AFCON qualifiers

The Malawi national football team (the Flames) on Monday started their training camp in Mpumalanga Province in South Africa in preparation for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations ...

Kenyan leader congratulates athletes after successful outing in Beijing

Kenyan leader congratulates athletes after successful outing in Beijing

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated Kenyan athletes for their sterling performance at the 2015 World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China. In a statement issued ...

Lesotho athlete wins Mandela Marathon

Lesotho athlete wins Mandela Marathon

A Lesotho national, Matela Makhetha has scooped the Mandela Marathon 2015, 42.1kilometre race that took place in Kwa -Zulu Natal Province of South Africa on Sunday, APA can report. ...

S/Africa backs bid to host 2022 C’Wealth Games

S/Africa backs bid to host 2022 C’Wealth Games

The South African Cabinet has approved the city of Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games for the first time in Africa, the government said Friday. “This is the first ...

South African sprinter wins bronze medal in Beijing championships

South African sprinter wins bronze medal in Beijing championships

South African sprinter Anaso Jobodwana has won the bronze medal during a 200m race won by Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt at the 2015 World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China ...

Lesotho sprinter under-performs in Beijing athletics championships

Lesotho sprinter under-performs in Beijing athletics championships

Lesotho's 200 metres sprinter Mosito Lehata has failed in his bid to qualify for the semi-finals of the 200 metres race at the ongoing World Athletics Championships taking place in ...

Botswana athletes shift focus to Africa games

The Botswana men's 4 x400 metres relay team will try their luck again in Congo, Brazzaville in the 11th African Games scheduled for September 4 – 19, Dailynews reported in Gaborone on Monday.This follows an unsatisfactory performance by the local quartet who had put up a brave fight with a National Record (NR) of 2:59:95 and ended up on position five on Saturday (August 29), at the just ended IAAF World ...

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Namibia prepares for Senegal encounter in AFCON qualifiers

The coach of the Namibian national football team, Ricardo Mannetti has named a 23-member squad for the crucial AFCON 2017 encounter against Senegal in Windhoek on Saturday. The team is expected to resume training at the Windhoek's Sam Nujoma stadium on Monday, the Namibia Football Association (NFA) said in a statement issued here Monday. Mannetti has to contend with the absence of first choice goalkeeper ...

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Malawi football team camps in South Africa in readiness for AFCON qualifiers

The Malawi national football team (the Flames) on Monday started their training camp in Mpumalanga Province in South Africa in preparation for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers Swaziland's Sihlangu on Sunday. The first leg would be played on September 6 in Mbabane, Swaziland. The Flames coach, Ernest Mtawali said they have decided to have their training in South Africa in order for the players to ...

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Kenyan leader congratulates athletes after successful outing in Beijing

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated Kenyan athletes for their sterling performance at the 2015 World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China. In a statement issued Monday, the President said the athletes have proved to the world that they have the talent, discipline, determination, teamwork and vision to successfully compete at the highest level. Kenya stood at the top of the table with 16 ...

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Lesotho athlete wins Mandela Marathon

A Lesotho national, Matela Makhetha has scooped the Mandela Marathon 2015, 42.1kilometre race that took place in Kwa -Zulu Natal Province of South Africa on Sunday, APA can report. Makhetha won the race in 2 hours, 28 minutes and 17 seconds and went away with over $80,000 as prize money Meanwhile, Selam Abere Alebachew of Ethiopia won the race in the women's category in 2 hours, 52 minutes and 28 seconds. ...

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Afrobasket: Angola join Nigeria in final

Angola have won the right to defend their African championship crown against Nigeria in Tunis on Sunday, after defeating Tunisia (58-51) in Saturday's semi-final of the 28th Afrobasket tournament.At halftime, the defending champions were leading the host country by 24 to 15. Struggling at the beginning of the competition, the “Palencas negras� raised their game from the quarterfinals and cruised to the ...

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Senegal bows out of Afrobasket after defeat to Nigeria

Nigeria has qualified for the 2015 Afrobasket finals after dominating Senegal (88-79) in overtime. At half time, Senegal was leading by two points (37-35). The fate of the game was decided at overtime after Senegal forced a 76-76 draw in normal time. Under the leadership of Chamberlain Oguchi (28 points) outstanding in long range shots, D'Tigers finally clinched ...

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S/Africa backs bid to host 2022 C’Wealth Games

The South African Cabinet has approved the city of Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games for the first time in Africa, the government said Friday. “This is the first time that Africa will host the Commonwealth Games and will position South Africa as a sport tourism destination and also provide opportunities for Team South Africa,� the Cabinet said. According to the weekly Cabinet meeting, the ...

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FIFA delegation in Freetown for ‘peace talks

A delegation from the World football governing body FIFA is in Sierra Leone to help resolve a long standing dispute among football stakeholders in the country. The delegation headed by Ghana's FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi arrived in Freetown on Thursday. The dispute stemmed from the election in 2013 of Isha Johansen as the first ever President of the Sierra Leone Football Association. Mrs. Johansen has been ...

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South African sprinter wins bronze medal in Beijing championships

South African sprinter Anaso Jobodwana has won the bronze medal during a 200m race won by Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt at the 2015 World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China on Thursday. The medal is the country's second following Wayde van Niekerk's gold in the 400m race on Wednesday. Bolt was followed to the finish line by Justin Gatlin who took silver in the ...

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