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Coach Micho Sredojevic Singles Out Cape Verde As Uganda’s Biggest Concern

Coach Micho Sredojevic Singles Out Cape Verde As Uganda’s Biggest Concern

When the grouping was done some five months ago, landing Uganda in the same pool with Tanzania, Cape Verde and Lesotho; there was almost uninterrupted consensus that this was a fair draw. Cranes coach Micho Sredojevic himself was quick to say it was “a fair group,” alluding to his African experience to overcome the three […]

President Lungu Honours Under-20 Boys for Afcon Win

President Lungu Honours Under-20 Boys for Afcon Win

President Lungu has honoured the under-20 national team and female boxer Catherine Phiri with the Zambia insignia of meritorious achievement award for their distinguished accomplishments. The Under-20 national team players have been honoured for winning the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations that Zambia hosted in March. The junior Chipolopolo beat Senegal 2-0 at National Heroes […]

MPs in Tanzania Offer Allowances to U-17 ‘Serengeti Boys’

MPs in Tanzania Offer Allowances to U-17  ‘Serengeti Boys’

Members of Parliament (MPs) were compelled to donate their yesterday’s sitting allowances to support the national Under-17 football team, Serengeti Boys. Initially, MPs differed as some rejected a plea to part ways with their allowances, arguing that it shouldn’t be compulsory, instead, they said, it should be left upon individual MPs to decide how better […]

Finally, Sweet Revenge for Young Lions #AFCON2017

Finally, Sweet Revenge for Young Lions #AFCON2017

Hugo Broos has gone from being criticised at almost every turn to national hero in Cameroon after masterminding a most unlikely victory for the country at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals. The Indomitable Lions, who were without eight top players that withdrew prior to the tournament, rallied from a goal down to defeat more […]

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

Some fans approach football with near religious fervor, and Christian preachers in Africa have been converging on Gabon, hoping to capitalize on the excitement surrounding the Africa Cup of Nations tournament and send out a message for peace. One hundred singers from seven Pentecostal churches lead people to dance at the Boulevard Triomphal in Libreville. […]

Black Stars Lose Key Defender At Afcon

Black Stars Lose Key Defender At Afcon

Ghana will have to overcome the loss of key defender Baba Rahman as they prepare to take on Mali in their second Group D match at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals in Gabon on Saturday (16h00 GMT). Rahman, on loan to German Bundesliga side Schalke from Chelsea this season, has been ruled out of […]

The Rise and Rise of Ugandan Keeper Denis Onyango

The Rise and Rise of Ugandan Keeper Denis Onyango

As Uganda and the rest of the region eagerly awaits the Cranes’ first appearance at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament (Afcon) in Gabon from January 14 in four decades, expectations are high as the team makes a comeback as the Confederation of Africa Federation’s National Team of the Year and its talismanic goalkeeper Denis […]

Zambia’s Top 10 Afcon Memories As Tourney Kicks of Without Chipolopolo

Zambia’s Top 10 Afcon Memories As Tourney Kicks of Without Chipolopolo

Zambia will watch from the sidelines as the 2017 Africa Cup party gets underway in Libreville, Gabon with the host nation playing entrants Guinea Bissau today. Unfortunate as it may be that the Chipolopolo will not be flying high in Libreville, an Africa Cup is a tournament has always held meaning to the Zambian faithful […]

John Obi Mikel’s Russian Girlfriend Gives Birth To Twins

John Obi Mikel’s  Russian Girlfriend Gives Birth To Twins

Super Eagles midfielder, John Obi Mikel has announced the arrival of his twins’ baby from his Russian girlfriend on Friday, SRSport.com can report. The embattled Chelsea midfielder confirmed the news on his twitter handle, expressing his happiness as he welcomed the babies to the world. Speaking on his twitter handle @John_Mikel_Obi, he said: “My whole […]

Africa Cup of Nations Results:Nigeria,South Africa, Zambia

Africa Cup of Nations Results:Nigeria,South Africa, Zambia

Nigeria made a winning start, Zimbabwe created an upset, and South Africa and Zambia were held at home as Africa Cup of Nations matchday 1 qualifying continued Saturday. Cape Verde scored seven goals and Angola four against weak rivals in other games as the contest to find 15 teams for the 2017 finals in Gabon […]

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