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Managerial News
What next for Clarence Seedorf after Cameroon's AFCON failure?
15:01 Sunday 21st July 2019

Showing managers the exit is no longer a rare sight in football. Particularly in Europe. Coaches often pay the price for a team's disappointing performance. In most cases, employers don't exercise patience to investigate the reasons…

Afcon
Riyad Mahrez proving his worth at AFCON 2019
12:00 Friday 19th July 2019

Leicester City stunned the world in 2016 when the club beat powerhouses Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and City to win the Premier League title. It was achieved through amazing teamwork and a stroke of managerial genius from…

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…

Afcon
Ranking the top 10 AFCON stars
12:01 Friday 21st June 2019

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations commences later today. Twenty-four countries battle it out for the prestigious trophy. Two years ago in the previous tournament, Cameroon engineered a minor upset to be crowned champions under Belgian…

Womens Football
Interview with Estelle Johnson
15:00 Friday 14th June 2019

Estelle Johnson made a name for herself in the United States with the NWSL and its derivatives. She’s a defender who stands up tall and doesn’t make attackers feel welcome when they come into her house. Johnson currently turns out…

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
AFCON 2019: Five key nations
17:00 Friday 7th September 2018

We’re in that abridged period when FIFA presses pause on club football to promote a larger form of tribalism. UEFA starts the Nations league to replace meaningless friendlies. Four spots in the Euros are up for grabs. Africa has serious…

International
Clarence Seedorf to take the lead in difficult challenge with Cameroon
15:00 Thursday 16th August 2018

Clarence Seedorf and Patrick Kluivert were among their generation’s finest. The Dutchmen wreaked havoc on opposition defences. Those golden days are long gone but the duo have the chance to reignite their memories in Cameroon’s…

World Cup
How can African teams improve at the World Cup?
08:30 Monday 9th July 2018

The story of Africa at the World Cup has been similar to the general African story. Endowed with natural talent, all that is required to achieve greatness. Somehow, that achievement never arrives. From Egypt representing the continent in the…

World Cup
African teams at the World Cup: a tale of knockouts
15:30 Sunday 1st July 2018

FIFA hosted its first major tournament in 1930. No African nation was willing to fund a Football Federation let alone the long-distance trip to Uruguay. Many weren’t even interested in football at the time. That notion changed…

Opinion
FIFA World Cup: The top nations who won't be in Russia
17:00 Wednesday 11th October 2017

Now we know approximately half the teams who will be on the plane to Russia next summer. Likewise, those who will follow the proceedings from the comfort of their homes. Forget the hypocrisy that international football is boring, everyone wants…

Opinion
African World Cup win still unlikely as Cameroon fail in Confederations Cup
15:30 Monday 26th June 2017

The legendary Brazilian footballer Pele once declared that an African team would soon win the World Cup after an impressive display by the Cameroon players during the 1990 tournament in Italy. However, there has been no real sign of that prediction…

Rest Of The World
All you need to know about the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
13:30 Wednesday 14th June 2017

Once again, the scourge of the FIFA Confederations Cup is upon us. The quadrennial tournament, which serves as a dress rehearsal for the World Cup, as always, promises to thrill soccer fans.    Here's a tip of what you must know ahead of the…

Opinion
Bassogog, Salah and the best performers at the Africa Cup of Nations
17:00 Tuesday 7th February 2017

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will go down in memory lane as probably the most unpredictable and fiercely contested in history. Cameroon defeated Egypt 2-1 to win their fifth continental title while Burkina Faso saw off Ghana to clinch…

Afcon
‎AFCON 2017: A Tournament Worth Remembering
19:00 Monday 6th February 2017

Sunday saw the conclusion of what was a thoroughly entertaining African Cup Of Nations, with Cameroon crowned surprise winners for the first time in 15 years. The tournament was definitely one for the books and having said that, let's take…