CAF club finals will be reduced from two legs to one match at a neutral venue from next season, African football boss Ahmad Ahmad announced Wednesday.
Fondly remembered at Granada and Watford, Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has finally won over fans of his own national team with his goals at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) — but it has been a long and bumpy road to achieve their recognition.
Africa Cup of Nations newcomers Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset of Nigeria on Sunday with a 2-0 win over the three-time former champions to clinch a place in the last 16.
Bafana Bafana get their 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign underway on Monday afternoon as they take on 2015 African champions Ivory Coast at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt.
Orlando Pirates attacker Thembinkosi “Nyoso” Lorch was the biggest winner at the Premier Soccer League awards that took place at the Durban ICC on Sunday night.
Though they enjoyed a four-match unbeaten run that has yielded 10 points out of 12 when they beat Baroka FC 3-1 this past weekend, Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt pins their failure to win their second Absa Premiership title in three seasons to their poor results in the second half of the campaign.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach, Pitso Mosimane, has likened star winger Themba Zwane to Spanish great Andres Iniesta and hopes he can help clinch a Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League final place this Saturday.
Egypt striker Mohamed Salah was voted as the African Footballer of the Year for the second successive year at the Confederation of African Football’s awards ceremony in Dakar on Tuesday.
It took Bidvest Wits FC 96 years to become South African champions for the first time, and now they are on course to win a second title just two seasons later.
An Africa Cup of Nations with new dates and an expanded 24-team line-up will take centre stage this year in the continent, but the hosts have still to be decided.