Egypt’s Progress Indicates Recovery – Hazem El Hawary

Egypt's progress to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals shows football in the country is emerging from a dark period, says Egypt Football Association board member Hazem El Hawary. In the turmoil of political upheaval in Egypt, domestic football was suspended and there are still restrictions on fans attending games. The national

Khama Billiat Is Good Enough To Play In EPL

According to British football writer Jonny Singer who works for the Daily Mail (UK), Khama Billiat has what it takes to play in the English Premier League. Singer who is currently in Gabon to cover the African Cup Of Nations, included the Zimbabwean forward among a list of players he

Micho warns Uganda FA over owed wages

Uganda coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic has told the country's FA to fulfil its contractual obligations or he we will quit and take legal action. The Serb, who took Uganda to Gabon for their first Africa Cup of Nations in 39 years, says he is owed wages. Micho concedes the FA is handicapped

Witchcraft Banned From Football Games In Africa

A player during a recent Rwandan match seemed to perform a mid-game ritual, was booked and within seconds he had scored. FOOTBALL chiefs in Africa have been forced to ban players performing witchcraft – as there are fears it is used to gain an unfair advantage during games. Earlier this month, in a match


The Zimbabwe Warriors will draw inspiration from history today as they go in their last group game, a decider against Tunisia. Mathematical the Warriors need to beat Tunisia by a score line of 2 goals or more in order to fully guarantee entrance into the quarterfinals. Yes if Algeria were

Battling Warriors Lose But Can Still Progress

By Marshall Gore Zimbabwe 0 Senegal 2 The Zimbabwe Warriors succumbed to a painful 2 nil defeat against Senegal in a one sided affair match in Franceville. The result has meant that Senegal has become the first team to reach the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals in Gabon. Mane tapped in the opener

In Conversation with Dante

We chat to the Brazilian defender Dante about Nice's surprise title challenge, team-mate Mario Balotelli and former coach Pep Guardiola. Plus, Ghana's Andre Ayew looks ahead to the Africa Cup of Nations. Picture: Dante of OGC Nice during the French Ligue 1 between Nice and Lille at Stade Allianz Rivera (Getty

Impressive Zimbabwe Warriors Held by Algeria

Zimbabwe 2        Algeria 2 The Zimbabwe Warriors put up a fantastic performance against pre tournament favourites Algeria in a Group B Thriller in Franceville. The Warriors dominated the exchanges despite conceding early from a brilliant finish by African Footballer of the year Riyad Mahrez. Despite the early setback the Warriors recovered and