Botswana faces South Africa in COSAFA Cup

Botswana faces South Africa in COSAFA Cup

Botswana has been drawn to play against South Africa in the quarterfinals of this year's edition of the regional football tournament, the COSAFA Cup, APA learnt here on Friday.The ...

Zimbabwe to play preliminary qualifiers for COSAFA tournament

Zimbabwe to play preliminary qualifiers for COSAFA tournament

Zimbabwe will play in the preliminary round of the 15th edition of the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) scheduled for South Africa in May, according to a ...

Gambia: CAF club qualifier called off

Gambia: CAF club qualifier called off

The return leg of the CAF preliminary qualifiers between Barrack Young Controllers of Liberia and Real de Banjul of Gambia has been called off due to hosting problems. The match was ...

Gambian coordinating process toward 2016 Rio Olympics

Gambian coordinating process toward 2016 Rio Olympics

Beatrice Allen, the first Vice President of The Gambia National Olympic Committee, who is also a commission member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is in the Brazilian ...

Rwandan Sports minister sacked again

Rwandan Sports minister sacked again

Rwanda's Minister of Sports and Culture, Joseph Habineza, has been sacked for the second time from his post, officials confirmed on Tuesday.The reason for his removal remains ...

Zimbabwe loses to West Indies as Gayle smashes cricket record

Zimbabwe loses to West Indies as Gayle smashes cricket record

Zimbabwe's Chevrons lost by 73 runs to West Indies in a match played in Brisbane, New Zealand on Tuesday in which West Indies talisman Chris Gayle smashed the first double century ...

Botswana football chief resigns in wake of porn allegations – Report

Botswana football chief resigns in wake of porn allegations – Report

Botswana Football Association (BFA) chief executive Keith Masters is resigned following allegations he was recently arrested after being found in possession of pornographic ...

Botswana faces South Africa in COSAFA Cup

Botswana has been drawn to play against South Africa in the quarterfinals of this year's edition of the regional football tournament, the COSAFA Cup, APA learnt here on Friday.The Zebras will play Bafana Bafana on May 25 in the tournament scheduled for South Africa's North West province. Zebras' Peter Butler will face a Bafana team rejuvenated under Shakes Mashaba, going on a 12-match unbeaten run before ...

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Zimbabwe to play preliminary qualifiers for COSAFA tournament

Zimbabwe will play in the preliminary round of the 15th edition of the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) scheduled for South Africa in May, according to a draw conducted on Thursday.The Zimbabwe Warriors were pooled in Group A, together with Namibia, Lesotho and guest team Tanzania. The other countries expected to play preliminary round matches are Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles ...

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Gambia: CAF club qualifier called off

The return leg of the CAF preliminary qualifiers between Barrack Young Controllers of Liberia and Real de Banjul of Gambia has been called off due to hosting problems. The match was scheduled to take place in Bamako, Mali in the coming weekend but has been cancelled after the intended hosts refused to host the match, the Gambia Football Federation announced on Wednesday. Due to the ongoing Ebola epidemic, ...

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Gambian coordinating process toward 2016 Rio Olympics

Beatrice Allen, the first Vice President of The Gambia National Olympic Committee, who is also a commission member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is in the Brazilian capital Rio de Jeneiro where she is taking part in a coordination process for the 2016 Olympic games. GNOC sources said on Wednesday that Ms. Allen and her fellow committee members including the Vice President of IOC John Coates, ...

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Rwandan Sports minister sacked again

Rwanda's Minister of Sports and Culture, Joseph Habineza, has been sacked for the second time from his post, officials confirmed on Tuesday.The reason for his removal remains unclear. Habineza, a former High Commissioner to Nigeria, was reappointed Sports and Culture minister on 24, July 2014, replacing Protais Mitali – after previously losing the post in a shameful scandal. He was forced to resign in 2011 ...

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Zimbabwe loses to West Indies as Gayle smashes cricket record

Zimbabwe's Chevrons lost by 73 runs to West Indies in a match played in Brisbane, New Zealand on Tuesday in which West Indies talisman Chris Gayle smashed the first double century in ICC Cricket World Cup history.Chasing a target of 373 runs, the Zimbabweans were bowled out for 289 runs. Their opponents had earlier scored 372 runs for the loss of two wickets (377/2). Gayle etched his name in record books ...

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Botswana football chief resigns in wake of porn allegations – Report

Botswana Football Association (BFA) chief executive Keith Masters is resigned following allegations he was recently arrested after being found in possession of pornographic materials and drugs, the Botswana Guardian newspaper reported Friday.The paper quotes Masters as saying that “sorry I was advised not to talk about that, but I will talk about it when the time is right. I will make a statement.” Masters, ...

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Nadal in Rio open last eight

Rafael Nadal reached the last eight round of the Rio Open after his victory over compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta. Nadal who was playing in his first clay court tournament of the season, needed just over two hours to win 7-5 6-3 and is yet to drop a set in Brazil. "It was a tough match,” said Nadal. “I was glad to get the break back when he got to 3-2. At 5-4 I made a couple of mistakes. Then in the second set ...

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Zimbabwe beat UAE in ICC Cricket World Cup tie

Zimbabwe was made to work hard for victory before defeating the United Arab Emirates by four wickets on Thursday in the ongoing 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand.Chasing a target of 286 runs, the Zimbabweans survived a quick top-order batting collapse that at one point saw the southern Africans delicately poised at 177 runs for the loss of five wickets (177/5) with 15 ...

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Real Madrid Foundation visits Botswana

Members of the Real Madrid Foundation are in Botswana to promote sport cooperation between the Spanish organisation and the southern African country, APA learnt here on Thursday.A statement from the Office of the President said the team, which is in the country from 16-20 February, is on a mission to promote the Real Madrid social responsibility programme of developing nations through sport, in particular ...

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