Category: Football

Liberian president rewards Super Eagles $2,000 each

Liberian President, George Weah on Tuesday rewarded the Super Eagles with a cash gift of $2,000-a-man for honouring his invitation for a friendly game to retire his No 14 jersey.…

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President Weah plays for Liberia national team, aged 51

Liberia president George Weah played in an international friendly for his country on Tuesday - at the age of 51. Mr Weah, the first African footballer to win Fifa's World…

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Venezuela’s president: Africa won World Cup for France

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro believes Africa and not France are the true winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. France beat Croatia 4-2 in Sunday's final in Moscow, but…

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Fans and team mates react to Ronaldo’s Juventus transfer

The Portugal forward with Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo is joining Juventus, becoming one of the four most expensive players of all time. The 33-year-old is ready for a new challenge…

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Meet the Egyptian Goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary: 6 things you need to know about him.

Egypt has qualified for and participated during the FIFA World Cup on three occasions, in 1934, 1990 and 2018. What is peculiar about the team this year is that, their…

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Mohamed Salah’s boots become museum exhibit

The football icon Mohamed Salah keeps on breaking records and now the Liverpool star has even entered into the British Museum. The museum wanted to pay tribute to the forward…

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Trump threatens to punish countries that don’t support North American World Cup bid

US President Donald Trump has threatened political repercussions for anyone wanting to vote for rival Morocco to host the World Cup in 2026. In a tweet President Trump wrote: "The…

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Meet the 25-year-old footballer Mohammed Salah, Africa’s finest

Mohammed Salah is already widely celebrated on the terraces both in Egypt and Africa, after CAF recognized him and his team as the best in Africa; he beat the Senegalese…

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“We are not going to let our heads drop, we’ll come back stronger than before” – Zidane

Zinedine Zidane analyzed Real Madrid's defeat by Barcelona in the Santiago Bernabéu press room. “We started very well and had opportunities to score but we didn’t manage to do so.…

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Cameroon: AFCON Winner Hugo Broos Sacked as Team Manager

Cameroon's Normalisation Committee has sacked its Belgian manager Hugo Broos after the team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, in Russia. The decision was made after a meeting…

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