Swansea’s Barrow selects Gambia over Sweden

Swansea’s Barrow selects Gambia over Sweden

Swansea City's forward Modou Barrow has opted to play for his native Gambia over his adopted country of Sweden, APA can report Saturday.Making his allegiance to Scorpions known, the ...

CAF clears Ebola-free Liberia to host home matches

CAF clears Ebola-free Liberia to host home matches

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Friday announced that it has cleared Liberia to host official football matches. The decision was communicated to the 54 member ...

COSAFA: Botswana coach under pressure to win tournament

COSAFA: Botswana coach under pressure to win tournament

Botswana senior national team coach Peter Butler has a tough task ahead of him after he was mandated to deliver silverware in this year's Confederation of Southern African Football ...

Senegal striker makes EPL history with fastest hat-trick

Senegal striker makes EPL history with fastest hat-trick

Senegal and Southampton striker Sadio Mane has made English Premier League history by scoring the fastest hat-trick in the competition.The 23 year old Senegal international on ...

Gambia: Swiss Savoy named as Scorpions coach

Gambia: Swiss Savoy named as Scorpions coach

The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has appointed Swiss national Raoul Savoy as the new coach of the Scorpions.GFF spokesman Bakary B Baldeh confirmed Savoy's appointment to APA on ...

S/Leone FA resorts to CAS arbitration

S/Leone FA resorts to CAS arbitration

The protracted dispute in Sierra Leone football is set to go to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).Sources said Thursday members of the Sierra Leone Football Association ...

Cleveland’S Lebron Handed A Win Against Chicago Bulls

Cleveland’S Lebron Handed A Win Against Chicago Bulls

This one went down to the wire like the others,but in the end, Game 4 of the Cleveland vs. Chicago NBA Playoff Series 2015 went to the Cavaliers after Lebron James nailed a ...

Two Equatoguinean footballers killed by thunderbolt

Two players of Real Sanidad, a second division club in Equatorial Guinea, died after being struck down by lightning, as they were training with fellow teammates in a stadium in Bata, sources told APA.The incident took place on Saturday, the sources said adding that the coach of the team who was also hit by the lightning is in critical condition. The Real Sanidad players were training in preparation for a ...

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Swansea’s Barrow selects Gambia over Sweden

Swansea City's forward Modou Barrow has opted to play for his native Gambia over his adopted country of Sweden, APA can report Saturday.Making his allegiance to Scorpions known, the 22-year-old said he prefers playing for the country of his birth despite living in Sweden for eleven years. "I have decided to finally play for the Gambian national team at senior team level" Barrow declared. Under FIFA rules he ...

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CAF clears Ebola-free Liberia to host home matches

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Friday announced that it has cleared Liberia to host official football matches. The decision was communicated to the 54 member federations on Thursday, via a circular from its Secretary General, Hicham El Amrani. The move follows a further exchange of correspondence between CAF and the World Health Organization (WHO) over Liberia's Ebola status. “WHO confirmed ...

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COSAFA: Botswana coach under pressure to win tournament

Botswana senior national team coach Peter Butler has a tough task ahead of him after he was mandated to deliver silverware in this year's Confederation of Southern African Football Association (Cosafa) Cup, APA learnt on Friday.Botswana Football Association (BFA)'s Technical Director, Benny Kgomela, said that Butler's mandate at the Cosafa is nothing else but to win the regional tournament. “Look, it is no ...

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CAR: 48 players shortlisted into national team

Central African Republic National Technical Director (DTN), Jean Jacques Ombi has shortlisted 48 players into the Bas Oubangui or Big Cats national football squad ahead of qualifiers for the 2017 African Cup of Nations (CAN) in Gabon.Thirty of the shortlisted players are plying their trade in the country's football league while 18 others are playing for clubs in top flight championships in Africa, Europe and ...

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S/African footballer Modise belongs in Hall of Fame – Minister

South Africa's Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has saluted the much decorated Banyana forward Portia Modise, following her retirement from football, saying the free-scoring football star deserves to be inducted into the country's Hall of Fame. Mbalula on Wednesday said Modise's contribution to women's football was valuable and that while she was hanging up her boots as a player, "it was not goodbye as she ...

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Zimbabwe FA fires under-fire leader, orders forensic audit

The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) on Saturday dismissed its out-of-favour president Cuthbert Dube and two other members of his executive over alleged poor administration.The ZIFA Council agreed at an emergency meeting in Harare to fire Dube and fellow board members Fungai Chihuri and Tavengwa Harare with immediate effect. Council members said the move was meant to ensure progress in the manner in ...

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Senegal striker makes EPL history with fastest hat-trick

Senegal and Southampton striker Sadio Mane has made English Premier League history by scoring the fastest hat-trick in the competition.The 23 year old Senegal international on Saturday took just two minutes and fifty-six seconds to hit three goals past Aston Villa, opening the scoring after 13 minutes followed by another in the 14th minute, capping it with a third fifty seconds later. Five of Southampton's ...

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Gambia: Swiss Savoy named as Scorpions coach

The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has appointed Swiss national Raoul Savoy as the new coach of the Scorpions.GFF spokesman Bakary B Baldeh confirmed Savoy's appointment to APA on Thursday saying it was done in consultation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports. Savoy was until the coach of theCentral African Republic and had stints at Algerian and Moroccan clubs. The new Scorpion coach will be supported ...

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S/Leone FA resorts to CAS arbitration

The protracted dispute in Sierra Leone football is set to go to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).Sources said Thursday members of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) opposed to the embattled executive are unhappy with the world football governing body, FIFA, over its alleged interference in the running of the game in the country. Fifa is thought to be backing the SLFA president, Isha ...

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