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Malawian referees banned for $20 match-fixing

Football – Malawi/Africa 28th September, 2017 – 09:40 a.m. Media reports in Ghana indicate that four football referees in Malawi have been found guilty of match fixing after receiving $20 between them to fix a game. The referees allegedly received $20 between them to fix a match, but returned $15 …

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Gyan To Lead Ghana Against Uganda

Football – Ghana/Africa 28th September, 2017 – 09:32 a.m Black Stars’ captain Asamoah Gyan will lead the Black Stars next month as they face Uganda in a World Cup Qualifier and Saudi Arabia in a friendly. Gyan has recovered from the injury he picked up during last month’s World Cup …

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Ghana Thrash Guinea 6-1 Ahead Of Tournament

Football – Ghana/Africa 28th September, 2017 – 09:23 a.m Ghana’s U-17 side, the Black Starlets as part of preparations in their Dubai walloped their Africa counterparts Guinea by 6-1 ahead of the World Cup which kicks starts next week. In-form Manchester City attacker Aminu Mohammed grabbed a sensational hat trick …

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Libya, Morocco confirms tickets to Kenya 2018

Football – CAF Total African Nations Championship (CHAN)/Africa 19 August, 2017  –  15:16 p.m. Libya became the first team to qualify for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya after a 1-1 draw with Algeria in Sfax, joined by Morocco which beat Egypt 3-1 in Rabat both on Friday. Winners in …

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Gemili in danger of missing worlds

Athletics – International 03 July, 2017 – 10:55 a.m. Britain’s Adam Gemili may well miss out on individual selection for next month’s World Athletics Championships after finishing sixth in the men’s 200 metres final at the British trials in Birmingham on Sunday. Gemili, the 2014 European champion at the distance, …

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I’ll urge Pacquiao to quit – Roach

Boxing – International 03 July, 2017 – 10:52 a.m. Manny Pacquiao’s trainer advised the Filipino legend to quit boxing on Monday after his sensational defeat to unheralded Australian Jeff Horn. While controversy raged over the scoring of Sunday’s World Boxing Organisation welterweight title bout in Brisbane, after all three judges …

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Germany clinch Confed Cup title

Football – Fifa Confederations Cup/International 03 July, 2017 – 10:46 a.m. Lars Stindl’s simple tap-in, following a costly first-half blunder by Marcelo Diaz, was enough to give Germany a 1-0 win over Chile in the Confederations Cup final on Sunday. Diaz’s momentary lapse in concentration let Timo Werner rob him …

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NCC doles out N23m for 2017 tennis tournament

Tennis – Nigeria/Africa 03 July, 2017 – 10:39 a.m. The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta has approved a sum of N23 million for this year’s NCC cup tournament. Speaking at the unveiling of the Tennis cup in Lagos, Danbatta said that the competition will be …

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Amidu double sink Zamalek as group B goes to the wire

Football – Caf champions League/Africa 03 July, 2017 – 10:32 a.m. A second half brace from striker Abbas Amidu inspired Caps United to a 3-1 win over Zamalek on Sunday in Harare, to ensure the race for the quarter-finals goes down to the wire.   The 27-year old scored twice …

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CS Sfaxien reach quarters in Style

Football – Caf Champions League/Africa 03 July, 2017 – 10:23 a.m. Tunisian giants, CS Sfaxien comfortably sealed their passage to the quarters with a 3-1 away win over Mbabane Swallows in a Group B match at a half filled Somhlolo National Stadium on Sunday. By the half-hour mark, the host …

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