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African players’ goal trail in Europe

African players’ goal trail in Europe

PARIS – Africans blazed a goal trail around Europe at the weekend with Ivorian Arouna Kone snatching the Levante goal that sent the superstars of Real Madrid tumbling to defeat.

Niger close to African glory as Uganda flop

Niger close to African glory as Uganda flop

Niger moved within one victory of a first Africa Cup of Nations appearance after defeating South Africa Sunday while Uganda lost in Angola to squander a chance of qualifying.

Uganda can end 33 years in Nations Cup wilderness

Uganda can end 33 years in Nations Cup wilderness

Mobile telephones went on sale for the first time when Uganda last qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations. The ‘Cranes’ went all the way to the 1978 final before failing against hosts Ghana and they can end 33 years in the wilderness by dodging defeat away to Angola Sunday.

Somalia seek diaspora support to rebuild sport

Somalia seek diaspora support to rebuild sport

(InformAfrica) — War-torn Somalia is looking for personnel and player support from the diaspora to rebuild its shattered football infrastructure ahead of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers, a top official said on Monday.

Sports Analysis: Namibian Warriors B show their class

Sports Analysis: Namibian Warriors B show their class

(InformAfrica-Sports) — Exhibiting confidence and a togetherness not usually associated with Namibian football, the young Brave Warriors B easily defeated South Africa’s under 23 side 1-0 on Wednesday night.

Africans quick off the mark in Europe Leauge

Africans quick off the mark in Europe Leauge

(InformAfrica) — Senegalese Papiss Cisse was among the scorers as African goal poachers wasted no time making their mark when the French and German league seasons kicked off at the weekend.

African stars aim to prove their worth at Premier League

African stars aim to prove their worth at Premier League

(InformAfrica – Sports) — Didier Drogba and his African team-mates go into the new Premier League season determined to convince Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas they deserve to be part of the club’s future.

Sports: Tanzania’s Taifa Stars bumpy road to 2014 World Cup

Sports: Tanzania’s Taifa Stars bumpy road to 2014 World Cup

(“InformAfrica – Sports”) — Tanzania national soccer team, the Taifa Stars have a troubled route to win the 2014 World Cup to be hosted by Brazil for the second time in history since 1950.

AFRICA SEATING ON MATCH FIXING TIME BOMB

AFRICA SEATING ON MATCH FIXING TIME BOMB

In a meeting at the Football Association of Malaysia’s headquarters in Kelana Jaya outside Kuala Lumpur May 19, 2011. FIFA head of Security revealed that Soccer match-fixing yields $90 billion annually, a figure equivalent to legal betting. “Footballers from poor countries are being “trafficked” around the world in order to facilitate match-fixing said the former Australian Policeman.

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