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  • South Africa: Two Weeks to Kick-Off of the 2019 Cosafa Women's Championship
    on 16/07/2019 at 15:55

    [SAFA] The 2019 COSAFA Women's Championship will get under way in Nelson Mandela Bay in a little over two weeks' time, where the 12 competing teams will battle it out for the coveted trophy. […]

  • South Africa: Obit - Marc Batchelor - Legend Who Was Loved, Rogue Who Was Despised
    on 16/07/2019 at 15:48

    [News24Wire] Former footballer and television commentator Marc Batchelor was either loved or detested, depending on who you ask. […]

  • South Africa: Bell Takes Jock Classic in His Own Backyard
    on 16/07/2019 at 15:41

    [News24Wire] Cape Town -Nico Bell triumphed in his own backyard when he took two of the three stages to sprint to victory in the Jock Classic road cycle race in Nelspruit this past weekend. […]

  • South Africa: Laureus Sport for Good Join Team Didata At Tdf
    on 16/07/2019 at 15:41

    [News24Wire] Cape Town -Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka has announced that as part of their celebration of Mandela Day , Thursday, July 18, the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation will be joining them at the Tour de France. […]

  • South Africa: Van Staden Released By Boks to Feature for Bulls
    on 16/07/2019 at 15:38

    [News24Wire] Pretoria -Wiehahn Herbst will start at prop, and flanker Marco van Staden will play off the bench when the Blue Bulls take on the Free State Cheetahs at Loftus Versfeld on Friday night. […]

  • South Africa: WP Rugby, CT City, Cape Cobras Join Forces for Mandela Day
    on 16/07/2019 at 15:35

    [News24Wire] Cape Town -On Thursday, July 18 to celebrate Mandela Day , WP Currie Cup team, Cape Town City FC and the Cape Cobras will collectively give 67 minutes of their time to help the Langa Cheshire Home for the Disabled. […]

  • South Africa: Cheetahs Announce Four New Signings
    on 16/07/2019 at 13:29

    [News24Wire] Bloemfontein -The Cheetahs on Tuesday confirmed the signing of four new players for the upcoming PRO14 season. […]

  • Malawi: Mutharika's Pledge to Bullets and Wanderers Honoured
    on 16/07/2019 at 13:04

    [Nyasa Times] Minister of Sports, Youth and Culture Francis Phiso on Monday brought MK10 million cash at Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Mpira Village at Chiwembe in Limbe and presented MK5 million each to Nyasa Big Bullets and Mighty Be Forward Wanderers as an honour to the pledge President Arthur Peter Mutharika made on July 6 during the Independence Day celebrations at Kamuzu Stadium. […]

  • Ghana: What a Super 'Super Sunday' of Sport!
    on 16/07/2019 at 12:30

    [Ghanaian Times] How does one describe a Sunday on which (1) England defeats New Zealand to become Cricket World Champions; (2) Djokovic beats Federer to become Wimbledon Champion; (3) World Motor Racing Champion Lewis Hamilton wins his sixth Silverstone race; (4) Algeria and Senegal beat Nigeria and Tunisia respectively to reach the final of AFRICON 2019? […]

  • Ghana: Tension Mounts in Ghana Baseball, Softball Federation ... As Coaches, Trainers, Players Call for Dissolution of Executive
    on 16/07/2019 at 11:42

    [Ghanaian Times] A section of baseball coaches, trainers and players have called for the immediate dissolution of the executive of the Ghana Baseball and Softball Federation (GBSF). […]

  • Ghana: Clean Sweep for TCGC At Centre of the World Golf
    on 16/07/2019 at 10:39

    [Ghanaian Times] The second edition of the Ghana Centre of the World golf tournament was held on Saturday at the Tema Country Golf Club. […]

  • Uganda: She Cranes Willing to Rectify Their Mistakes
    on 16/07/2019 at 10:02

    [Monitor] The She Cranes are determined not to repeat mistakes. […]

  • Uganda: Uganda Cranes Players Revel in Reunion At Airtel Dinner
    on 16/07/2019 at 10:02

    [Monitor] Uganda Cranes players, fresh from the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) had an incredible reunion at the Serena Hotel Kampala on Friday. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Gems Fall to New Zealand
    on 16/07/2019 at 09:56

    [The Herald] Zimbabwe's bid for a semi-final berth at the ongoing 2019 Vitality Netball World Cup suffered a huge setback when they lost their first game in Group F of the Preliminaries Stage Two to New Zealand at the M & S Arena in Liverpool, England, yesterday. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Draws Worry Rhinos Coach
    on 16/07/2019 at 09:56

    [The Herald] Black Rhinos coach Herbert Maruwa is becoming worried with his Castle Lager Premiership football team's apparent lack of winning instincts in recent duels after his troops posted their third straight draw against Dynamos, albeit in controversial circumstances at the National Sports Stadium on Saturday. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Mighty Warriors Racing Against Time
    on 16/07/2019 at 09:56

    [The Herald] Exactly two weeks before Zimbabwe play Angola in the COSAFA Women Championships opening match in Port Elizabeth, South Africa,the Mighty Warriors are yet to get into camp to begin their preparations for the tournament. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Measly Support for Netball Team
    on 16/07/2019 at 09:56

    [The Herald] Zim Netball Association chairperson, Barbra Siyachitema, is happy with the way the Zimbabwean community in England has been rallying behind the Gems at the 2019 Vitality Netball World Cup currently taking place in Liverpool, England. […]

  • Ethiopia: Walias to Commence CHAN Preparations
    on 16/07/2019 at 09:29

    [Reporter] After the honor of hosting the 2020 African Nations Championships (CHAN) was transferred to Cameron from Ethiopia, the Walias are set to commence their preparations in the coming week. The Ethiopian national team coach Abraham Mebrhatu has called-up 25 players. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Mushekwi Packs His Bags in China
    on 16/07/2019 at 09:28

    [The Herald] Zimbabwe international striker Nyasha Mushekwi has left his Chinese Super League football club -- Dalian Yifang -- to play in the lower tier league there. […]

  • Gambia: Gambian Footballer In A Case Of Mistaken Identity: Signed Then Sacked In 24hrs
    on 16/07/2019 at 09:26

    [Foroyaa] A Gambian player has been left bereft after thinking he'd achieved his long- harboured dream of playing in a top league only to be signed and released in 24 hours, Foroyaa Sport can report. […]

  • Ethiopia: The 2018/19 EPL Season Review
    on 16/07/2019 at 09:17

    [Reporter] After a season filled with various hindrances starting from political unrest to hooliganism to financial struggles of clubs to forfeiting matches; the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) 2018/19 season concluded last week. Amidst all this, Mekele 70 Enderta has won the EPL title after seeing-off visitors Dire Dawa City 2-1. […]

  • Gambia: Boy Niang: 'Appealing Depends on My Staff'
    on 16/07/2019 at 09:06

    [Foroyaa] Boy Niang insists he is deserving of victory instead of the draw result against Lac2 Guier. […]

  • Gambia: LAC2: 'I Won the Fight, It's Clear to Everyone'
    on 16/07/2019 at 09:06

    [Foroyaa] Lac2 Guier claims he clearly won Saturday's wrestling combat against Boy Niang. […]

  • Algeria: Can 2019 - Head of State Congratulates National Team for Qualification for Final
    on 16/07/2019 at 08:31

    [Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Head of State Abdelkader Bensalah sent Sunday a congratulation message to the national team and supporters following the Desert Foxes' qualification for the final of the African Cup of Nations CAN-2019, in a match played against Nigeria in Egypt, reiterating the State's commitment to continuing its efforts to create all appropriate conditions so that this victory will be crowned with other successes at the continental and international levels. […]

  • Kenya: Kiambu's Ian Njoroge Wins Muranga Golf Day
    on 16/07/2019 at 08:25

    [Nation] Despite the tough condition of the nine-hole Kiambu Golf Club course, handicap 21 Ian Njoroge still managed to post 37 points made up of 17 and 20 to emerge the overall winner of the Muranga Golf Day, sponsored by Royal Media chairman S.K. Macharia and other sponsors. […]

  • Malawi: Malawi Queens Beat Northern Ireland 47-43 in World Netball Cup
    on 16/07/2019 at 08:20

    [Nyasa Times] Malawi Queens stayed third in Group F table on Monday after seeing off Northern Ireland 47-43 in the ongoing World Netball Cup at M&S Arena in Liverpool. […]

  • Kenya: Gor Mahia Target Rayon Striker
    on 16/07/2019 at 07:53

    [Nation] The story that refuses to go away here in Kigali is that of Gor Mahia's reported interest in Burundian striker Jules Ulimwengu. […]

  • Africa: Africa Cup of Nations - Five Things We Learned On Day 24
    on 16/07/2019 at 07:27

    [RFI] To celebrate his last minute winner, Algeria's Riyad Mahrez showed a turn of speed unseen during the match against Nigeria. Senegal and Tunisia seemed to be running scared. They both fluffled penalties. […]

  • Senegal/Tunisia: Journalists From Senegal, Tunisia in Fist Fight Over Penalty Decision
    on 16/07/2019 at 05:09

    [Nairobi News] A video has emerged online of journalists from Senegal and Tunisia engaging in a fist fight during the African Cup of Nations semi-final match pitting the two countries. […]

  • Kenya: Malkia Come Short in African Title Chase
    on 16/07/2019 at 05:08

    [Capital FM] Cairo -Malkia Striker's hopes of reclaiming the Africa Women Volleyball National Championship title fell off after losing to holders Cameroon 3-2 in a scintillating final in Cairo, Egypt on Sunday night. […]



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