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Afcon
Are minnows with teeth good for AFCON?
15:00 Tuesday 9th July 2019

As the United States Women’s National Team won their second FIFA Women’s World Cup title on the bounce, it's easy to forget that something revolutionary started in Africa over the weekend... With the Africa Cup of…

Womens Football
Why an African team may never win Women's World Cup
08:00 Monday 1st July 2019

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup ended in yet another setback for Africa. No CAF representative reached the quarter-final stage. While debutant South Africa's fate was sealed after three matches, Cameroon and Nigeria stayed longer, albeit…

Womens Football
Will China, Japan make the World Cup an Asian affair?
09:00 Saturday 8th June 2019

Female football has come a long way in Asia since China hosted the inaugural edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup [then referred to as the FIFA Women’s World Championship] in 1991. The China women’s football team, in…

Womens Football
Will Nigeria, South Africa, Cameroon make Africa proud at the Women's World Cup?
15:00 Friday 7th December 2018

Nigeria, South Africa, and Cameroon have all qualified for the Women's World Cup taking place in June. The three countries will represent Africa on French soil having finished first, second and third respectively in the African Cup of Nations,…

Afcon
Can Nigeria exert revenge on South Africa for an AFCON 2019 ticket?
12:00 Saturday 17th November 2018

More than 25,000 Super Eagles fans crammed the Bird’s Nest stadium in Uyo on June 10, 2017. The occasion was Nigeria’s AFCON 2019 curtain-raiser against South Africa. Prior to the game, the South Africans had never beaten Nigeria…

World Cup
Beam me back to South Africa: The 2010 FIFA World Cup game
12:00 Friday 29th September 2017

Another addition to this little series of visiting football video games from the past. Today is the turn of the 2010 FIFA World Cup game. It wanted to encapsulate the celebration and party atmosphere of that year's tournament in South Africa.…

Afcon
Will African giants Nigeria qualify for the 2019 African Cup of Nations?
19:00 Tuesday 4th July 2017

The Super Eagles began the African Cup of Nations Qualifying series for Cameroon 2019 on a losing note, as the visiting South African side clipped their wings in the 90 minutes contest. The Eagles who had failed to qualify previously in 2012…

Football
2012 African Cup of Nations : Ivory Coast
02:25 Saturday 14th January 2012

The Ivory Coast has only won the African Cup of Nations once despite producing some of the best footballers in Africa. That victory was back in 1992 in Senegal. This year 7-time winners Egypt failed to qualify. They had won the last 3 editions.…

Football
2012 Africa Cup of Nations Preview
02:21 Saturday 14th January 2012

The Africa Cup of Nations is one of my favourite international tournaments, and I'm delighted that the 2012 edition kicks off in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea on the 21st January. I watched the last two tournaments, in Angola and Ghana with interest,…

Football
It's Time For The Players To Rescue Football
12:12 Thursday 23rd June 2011

Hand of God? More like hand of a cheat!Pride, commitment and passion . . . just some of the words that I would associate with football.Or that I would like to.Recently, I have begun more than ever to question the players in and around the game.…