Ethiopia FA appoints new national football coach

Ethiopia FA appoints new national football coach

The Ethiopian FA has confirmed the appointment of Sahle as the new coach of the country's national football team. FA sources said Sahle will succeed the sacked Portuguese Mariano ...

Only two countries show interest in COSSASA Games in Lesotho

Only two countries show interest in COSSASA Games in Lesotho

Only two out of seven countries that are members of the Confederation of Schools Sports and Association of Southern Africa (COSSASA) have confirmed participation in this week's ...

Southampton rubbishes Wanyama exit rumours

Southampton rubbishes Wanyama exit rumours

English Premier League outfit Southampton have dismissed as a ‘huge joke', week-long speculations suggesting that their Kenyan-born midfielder, Victor Wanyama is about to leave the ...

Nigeria: Football Federation seals sponsorship deal with Nike

Nigeria: Football Federation seals sponsorship deal with Nike

The Nigeria Football Association (NFF) and the leading sportswear manufacturer, Nike have announced a new partnership in which Nike will design and develop football kits for the ...

Botswana’s Montsho fails to beat doping ban appeal deadline

Botswana’s Montsho fails to beat doping ban appeal deadline

Former women's 400-metre world athletics champion Amantle Montsho has failed to raise funds to lodge an appeal with the International Association of Athletics Federations over a ...

Nigeria’s FA unveils Stephen Keshi as Super Eagles coach

Nigeria’s FA unveils Stephen Keshi as Super Eagles coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has unveiled Stephen Keshi as the coach of the Super Eagles at the National Stadium in Abuja.After a prolonged negotiation, Keshi finally ...

Namibia: Boycotting COSAFA over xenophobia will be counter-productive

Namibia: Boycotting COSAFA over xenophobia will be counter-productive

Former Namibia Football Association president John Muinjo said he does not support calls from the region to boycott the 2015 Council of Southern Africa Football Associations ...

Ethiopia FA appoints new national football coach

The Ethiopian FA has confirmed the appointment of Sahle as the new coach of the country's national football team. FA sources said Sahle will succeed the sacked Portuguese Mariano Barreto, who had failed to qualify the team for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. Sahle, 49 who played for the national team is tasked with qualifying for the 2017 Nations Cup. His first outing takes place in June ...

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Only two countries show interest in COSSASA Games in Lesotho

Only two out of seven countries that are members of the Confederation of Schools Sports and Association of Southern Africa (COSSASA) have confirmed participation in this week's COSSASA Games in Maseru, the Lesotho Institute Sports Association (LISA) revealed Monday.LISA spokesperson Teboho Pholo said only Zimbabwe and Namibia had confirmed to participate in the games. He said the other five countries have ...

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Southampton rubbishes Wanyama exit rumours

English Premier League outfit Southampton have dismissed as a ‘huge joke', week-long speculations suggesting that their Kenyan-born midfielder, Victor Wanyama is about to leave the club.Southampton boss, Ronald Koeman, called an emergency meeting, late on Thursday to warn his players to focus on European qualification after some rival sources said the future of their Kenyan striker remains uncertain. The ...

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Nigeria: Football Federation seals sponsorship deal with Nike

The Nigeria Football Association (NFF) and the leading sportswear manufacturer, Nike have announced a new partnership in which Nike will design and develop football kits for the men's and women's national football teams of Nigeria from April 1, 2015, until 2018.According to local media reports on Friday, Nike will be designing performance and training apparel, and equipment, including team kits and ...

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Botswana’s Montsho fails to beat doping ban appeal deadline

Former women's 400-metre world athletics champion Amantle Montsho has failed to raise funds to lodge an appeal with the International Association of Athletics Federations over a two-year doping ban, APA learnt here on Thursday.The runner's attorney Tshiamo Rantao confirmed that they were unable to raise the US$20,000 required to appeal to the Court of Sport Arbitration based in Zurich, Switzerland. Montsho ...

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Nigeria’s FA unveils Stephen Keshi as Super Eagles coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has unveiled Stephen Keshi as the coach of the Super Eagles at the National Stadium in Abuja.After a prolonged negotiation, Keshi finally signed a two-year contract on Tuesday in Abuja. Keshi's contract ran out after the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup, where Nigeria crashed in the second round of the tournament. The coach was engaged on a game-by-game basis while contract ...

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Namibia: Boycotting COSAFA over xenophobia will be counter-productive

Former Namibia Football Association president John Muinjo said he does not support calls from the region to boycott the 2015 Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) tournament to be hosted by South Africa where foreign nationals have been subjected to xenophobic attacks during the past few weeks.Muinjo, who is the chairperson of the COSAFA Referees Committee, said boycotting the regional ...

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S/Africa: Friendly matches to unite S/Africa, neighbours

Sensing the damaged sporting relations caused by the current xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals living in the country, the South African Football Association (Safa) and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) are organising two international friendly matches against neighbouring countries in order to repair regional sporting unity, Safa said Tuesday.Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has welcomed the ...

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Ghana FA fumes at leaked committee report on Brazil World Cup

Officials of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) have fumed at the leaked report of the Commission of Inquiry of the Brazil World Cup a few weeks the report was present to President John Dramani Mahama at the Flagstaff House in Accra.The spokesperson for the Ghana Football Association, Ibrahim Saanie Daara, told Citi Fm in Accra on Wednesday that the GFA wanted the government to find the truth or the news ...

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Botswana moves towards professionalising sport

The Botswana government is working on plans to professionalize sports in the country, Youth, Sports and Culture Minister Thapelo Olopeng revealed on Wednesday.According to Olopeng, his ministry had observed that the country was doing well in the sporting arena, which he said encouraged them to see how they can professionalize sports. "We are working to get all the relevant stake holders involved so we can ...

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