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Niger in historic qualification for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations

Niger in historic qualification for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations

Niger’s national soccer team received a hero’s welcome when they returned from Egypt on Sunday after qualifying for the first time ever in the African Cup of Nations.

Africa Cup of Nations, Euro 2012 places at stake

Africa Cup of Nations, Euro 2012 places at stake

(InformAfrica) — The struggle for 2012 Africa Cup of Nations places reaches a climax this weekend with 21 countries chasing 10 tickets to Gabon and Equatorial Guinea next January and February.

Ghana Football Association sets 2012 for player assessment

Ghana Football Association sets 2012 for player assessment

Beginning 2012, athletes who fail to meet the mandatory medical assessment will not be given licenses to compete in any football competitions organised by the Ghana Football Association.

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.

Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by four wickets

Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by four wickets

(InformAfrica-Sports)– Brian Vitori became the first Zimbabwean to take five wickets on his one-day international debut as the home side beat Bangladesh by four wickets in the first of five ODIs at Harare Sports Club on Friday.

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.

South Africa defeats India in World Cup thriller

South Africa defeats India in World Cup thriller

InformAfrica Sports News: South Africa backed up paceman Dale Steyn’s five-wicket burst with their batting depth to end India’s winning run with a thrilling three-wicket victory in the World Cup on Saturday. Needing 13 to win in the last over off seamer Ashish Nehra, South Africa found an unlikely star in Robin Peterson who plundered […]

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