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Wayde, Caster, Luvo up for top awards

Athletics – International 4th October, 2017 – 13:43 p.m. Three South African athletes have been recognised for their spectacular efforts this season, after being nominated for the 2017 IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards. Sprinter Wayde van Niekerk, long jumper Luvo Manyonga and middle-distance runner Caster Semenya, were named …

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Mourinho has street named after him in Portugal

Football – Portugal/Europe 4th October, 2017 – 13:37 p.m. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has had a street named after him in Portugal. Rua da Saude was officially renamed Avenida Jose Mourinho on Tuesday in the 54-year-old’s home town of Setubal. The honour was accorded to the former Real Madrid …

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Uganda meet Madagascar ahead of Ghana clash

Football – 2018 Fifa world Cup Qualifier/Africa 4th October, 2017 – 13:28 p.m. To prepare for their upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Ghana, Uganda will face Madagascar in a friendly on Wednesday. Reports in the country indicate that the Cranes have invited the Malagasy to help them prepare …

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Cuper recalls 25 players for Egypt’s decisive Congo clash

Football – 2018 Fifa World Cup Qualifier/Africa 4th October, 2017 – 13:10 p.m. Egypt’s coach Hector Cuper recalled 25 players for his side’s crucial game against Congo next weekend, as the Pharaohs are eyeing their first FIFA World Cup appearance in 28 years. Egypt entertains Congo at the Alexandria based …

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Fifa Under 17 World Cup: Guinea profile

Football – Fifa U-17 World Cup/India 2nd October, 2017 – 13:24 p.m. FIFA U-17 World Cup record Guinea are making their fifth FIFA U-17 World Cup appearance at India 2017. Along with Nigeria and Congo, Le Syli Cadet (‘Junior National Elephants’) were one of the first three African sides to take part in …

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Fifa Under 17 World Cup : Niger profile

Football – Fifa U-17 World Cup/India 2nd October, 2017 – 13:13 p.m. Squad FIFA U-17 World Cup record There is a first for everything. The FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 will see Niger make their debut on the world stage, having never previously appeared at a FIFA competition in …

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Fifa Under 17 World Cup : Ghana profile

Football – Fifa U-17 World Cup/India 2nd October, 2017 – 12:56 p.m. FIFA U-17 World Cup record The 1990s were a truly remarkable era for the Black Starlets, winning the FIFA U-17 World Cup twice – in 1991 and 1995 – reaching four out of five finals and finishing third …

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2018 CHAN: Ghana Fails To Meet Bid Deadline

Football – Ghana/Africa 2nd October, 2017 – 12:46p.m. Ghana failed to meet the deadline to bid for the hosting of the 2018 Championship of African Nations Cup (CHAN) tournament. Equatorial Guinea and Ethiopia joined Morocco as the three countries to have tabled official bids for the hosting of the 2018 …

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