The Oklahoma City Thunder is certainly one of the top NBA Basketball team at the moment, featuring great and rising stars such as Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and our African player of the week: Serge Ibaka.
The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially called the XXII Olympic Winter Games, or the 22nd Winter Olympics, is underway in Sochi, Russia. it will be running until the 23 February 2014. The event (including the 2014 Winter Paralympics) is being organized by the Sochi Organizing Committee (SOC). Sochi was selected as the host city in July 2007. The Sochi Olympics will be the first Olympics in the Russian Federation since the breakup of the USSR in 1991.
The following are African countries participating at this Winter 2014 Olympics (3 in total): (more…)
Capetown, South Africa - Libya is the 2014 CHAN Champion, beating Ghana on penalty kicks 4 to 3, in a game where Ghana was sought to be the favorite. Ghanaian…
Capetown, South Africa - The CHAN final is set for tonight in South Africa. Ghana and Libya have made it to the final and will be playing for the African…
The Latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking has been released today, with Ivory Coast still retaining the No.1 spot for the CAF (Confederation of African Football).
THE RAT RACE IS ON its way for the 2013 African Cup of Nations, which will begin on Wednesday February 29, 2012 with 13 matches taking place all across Africa.
In 1993, Zambia lost its soccer team due to a plane crash; 30 lives were gone, in which 18 were part of the Zambia soccer team. With this win, coach Herve Renard made sure that the whole African continent remembers them by dedicating his side's Africa Cup of Nations win to the victims of the plane crash. The Chipolopolo beat Ivory Coast 8-7 on penalties in Libreville, Gabon, securing the trophy for the very first time.
Fixtures and tables for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations finals to be co-hosted by Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.
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BANANAS flying out of the stands, monkey chants being heard all over the place, unbelievable racial slurs being called out; it’s sad to tell you that these are what our African football brothers are experiencing in the European fields when playing for their professional teams. With blacks making up as much as 15 percent of the players in the top leagues, England has become the leader in the fight against racism in the football arena. Almost every country in Europe is guily of this sin, with racial signs and chants - even violence - that target blacks, Jews, and Muslims. It’s understandable to support one’s team against your opponent, but there ought to be limits on the actions taken against each other. Some demonstrators guilty of these stupidities confirm that they only do it to unsettle the opposing team, but there are evidence that this is not just team feud; this is full blown hate and racism. How else can you explain the fact that some of these racism acts have been even conducted by supporters against their own players? Italians fans have been racially taunting their own team’s players. When the French team on the World Cup, a politician openly branded the team “unworthy” due to the facts that they had more black payers than whites in the team.
It was with no doubt when the result was announced: Samuel Eto'o has been named African Footballer of the Year, making it a record four time at the annual CA awards ceremony held in Cairo last Monday. The Cameroonian scored a clinical, close-range second goal in a 3-0 triumph over TP Mazembe from Democratic Republic of Congo, the first African club to reach the final of the 10-year competition.
The Inter Milan team has won the Club World Cup Championship by beating the African team TP Mazembe 3-0, sending the trophy once again to the Europeans. The African champions TP Mazembe let two quick goals on the first half from the European champions Inter Milan in a Club World Cup final layered with extra meaning in Abu Dhabi.
TP Mazembe have become the first African side to reach the Club World Cup final after a surprise 2-0 win over Brazil's Internacional in Abu Dhabi.
The Confederation of African football (CAF) at the weekend revealed the last three nominees for the 2010 Glo/CAF 201 Player of the Year Award. Those nominated are three times winner, Cameroonian, Samuel Eto'o Fills, two times winner, Didier Drogba of Cote d'Ivoire and new entrant, Asamoah Gyang of Ghana. The African Footballer of the Year award, presented to the best African football (soccer) player each year, has been conferred by the Confederation of African Football(CAF) since 1992.
TP Mazembe have claimed the African Champions League title for the fourth time. The Congolese side drew 1-1 with Tunisia's Esperance in the second leg of the final but their 5-0 victory in the first match secured them the win.