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Managerial News
What do you call a French man in Africa?
15:01 Sunday 28th July 2019

Suave, sophisticated and stylish are three fitting adjectives to describe Herve Renard. A sculpted face befitting a model and a body not completely in line with a man his years. Now 50, set to age again in two months' time, he is without…

World Cup
Would these CAF nations have represented Africa better at the World Cup?
12:00 Friday 22nd June 2018

If you’re an African watching the World Cup, you're wondering why CAF representatives, bar Senegal, have performed so poorly. Don’t blame talent, you’d be well off the mark. Skill and strength can’t be faulted…

Opinion
Super Eagles showdown with Zambia for World Cup place
11:00 Saturday 7th October 2017

Nigeria's Super Eagles trade tackles with Zambia today to decide their respective World Cup fates. The Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo will be rocking. After breezing past fellow African giants Algeria and Cameroon in the so-called Group of Death,…

Opinion
5 lessons from latest CAF World Cup Qualifiers
19:00 Wednesday 6th September 2017

Another fiery round of CAF World Cup Qualifiers concluded Tuesday. Here are five talking points from the latest international break. World Cup qualifiers bring out the very best in African football. The latest round saw some nations cement…

Managerial News
Meet Herve Renard, the French coach dominating African football
13:00 Thursday 26th January 2017

The impact of French managers on African football can never be over emphasised. From the days of Claude Leroy, Pierre Lechantre, Philippe Troussier and even Henri Michel, it is a proven fact that French tacticians thrive excellently on the…

Rest Of The World
The Day A Team Died - The Gabon Air Disaster
20:45 Thursday 25th April 2013

On 27th April 1993, a military plane carrying the Zambian national football team crashed into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after take off killing all 30 people on board. This week Next Goal Wins looks back on the 20th Anniversary of the Gabon…

Football
Zambia Claims Maiden African Crown
16:11 Monday 13th February 2012
By Rob

African minnows Zambia yesterday claimed their first ever African Cup of Nations title, overcoming relative giants on the continent, Ivory Coast, 8-7 on penalties after a dull 0-0 draw.Zambia's victory was one that was hugely exciting for me,…

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,…