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Three Serengeti Boys Scouted by European Clubs

Three Serengeti Boys Scouted by European Clubs

They may be out of the tournament, but the national Under-17 soccer team players won many a heart at the 2017 Africa Youth Cup of Nations in Libreville, Gabon for the artistic way they approached the game. European club scouts are among those who were impressed by the Tanzanian boys during their Group B matches, […]

Marathon Champions Withdraw From London Race

Marathon Champions Withdraw From London Race

Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge and his Tokyo counterpart Wilson Kipsang have withdrawn from the men’s team for the World Championships due August 4-13 in London. Their withdrawal has now handed Kenyan marathon couple Paul Lonyangata and Purity Rionoripo, who took Paris Marathon by storm in April, another opportunity for a shot at the world […]

Zambia beat Portugal in dream start to FIFA Under-20 World Cup

Zambia beat Portugal in dream start to FIFA Under-20 World Cup

African champions Zambia made a dream start to their 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup campaign with a 2-1 victory over two-time global winners Portugal in their Group C clash in Jeju on Sunday. Second-half goals from Edward Chilufya and Fashion Sakala gave Young Chipolopolo the win, after they had at times weathered a Portuguese storm […]

Simbine, Semenya Unstoppable in Doha

Simbine, Semenya Unstoppable in Doha

Akani Simbine and Caster Semenya opened their international campaigns in fine style in Doha, Qatar on Friday, earning convincing victories at the first leg of the IAAF Diamond League series. Simbine secured his maiden Diamond League win against a quality Men’s 100m line-up, charging across the line in 9.99 seconds. Former world record holder Asafa […]

Once Rejected By Nigeria, How Anthony Joshua Became Champion of the World

Once Rejected By Nigeria, How Anthony Joshua Became Champion of the World

The new IBF and WBA heavyweight champion of the world, Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua, could have fought Vladimir Klitschko, as world boxing champion, under the green white green banner of Nigeria rather than the British Union Jack. But for one small and now ultimately significant rejection by Nigerian boxing officials in 2008, when he wanted to […]

World Heavyweight Title Fight – Olufemi Joshua Ready to Rumble With Klitschko

World Heavyweight Title Fight – Olufemi Joshua Ready to Rumble With Klitschko

Heavyweights Anthony Olufemi Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko meet tonight in a bout which pits the young and seemingly invincible champion against the ageing and deposed former title-holder. The Briton’s International Boxing Federation title and the vacant WBA, IBO belts will be disputed in the most significant heavyweight fight ever to be held in Britain, which […]

Junior Chipolopolo to Boycott World Cup?

Junior Chipolopolo to Boycott World Cup?

CONFUSION is brewing in the Zambia Under-20 camp as players have threatened to boycott playing at the World Cup if their Africa Cup winning bonuses are not paid. As if that was not enough, Zambia Under-20 team manager Daniel Jere has been fired and replaced by Hastings Ndovi while Goodson Mboozi has come as equipment […]

Former Zambian Boxer Chingangu Gets 6 Months for Housebreaking

Former Zambian Boxer Chingangu Gets 6 Months for Housebreaking

Former heavyweight boxer Joseph ‘No Pressure’ Chingangu has been sentenced to six months imprisonment after being found guilty of house breaking. Chingangu has been at variance with the law and last year infamously got beaten by University of Zambia students after being caught trying to steal laptops. Magistrate Greenwell Malumani convicted Chingangu on the face […]

Celebrating the Life of Nigerian-Born Soccer Star Ugo Ehiogu

Celebrating the Life of Nigerian-Born Soccer Star Ugo Ehiogu

Former England and Aston Villa defender of Nigerian descent, Ugo Ehiogu, died after suffering a cardiac arrest at Spurs training centre on Thursday. The official statement from Spurs said Ehiogu, who was the team’s Under 23 coach, died in the early hours of Friday. He was 44 years old. The England defender was capped four […]

Bafana, Sable Antelopes Clash in International Friendly

Bafana, Sable Antelopes Clash in International Friendly

Phakamani Mahlambi, Luther Singh and Diamond Thopola will make their Bafana Bafana debuts when they start against Angola in an international friendly match at the Buffalo City Stadium in East London on Tuesday. According to the official SAFA website, the trio are part of nine changes made by stand-in Bafana Bafana head coach Owen da […]

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