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

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

Tribute To Azania 2010 World Cup

It’s now five years since Africa hosted its first ever World Cup in South Africa in year 2010. In reflection I don’t think we as Africans have done ourselves favours in telling our own success story in world football history. When I travel around Europe I still hear stories about

Alain Giresse Appointed Mali Coach

The former France midfielder has been appointed coach of Mali for a second spell. The 62-year-old succeeds Henry Kasperczak, who left the job after the Eagles' first-round exit at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Giresse also suffered a first-round exit at the tournament in Equatorial Guinea, as coach of

Godfrey Chitalu: The Legitimate Goal Scoring King

Did you know that the actual record holder in terms of goals per calendar year is actually an African and not Lionel Messi as alleged by FIFA . It's actually Godfrey Chitalu. The late Kabwe Warriors striker won Zambia's player of the year award five times, scored #107 goals in 1972.