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Aubameyang hurt by Toure, Ayew comments on African footballer of year award

Borussia Dortmund and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admitted he was hurt by comments from Yaya Toure and Andre Ayew that he was undeserving of his African Player of the Year award.Ivory Coast star Toure and Ghana international Ayew both...

CHAN 2016 Update: Nigeria hit Niger 4 – 1, Tunisia draw Guinea

Second half substitute Chisom Chikatara inspired Nigeria to a crushing 4-1 win over Niger in their African Nations Championships opening match at Kigali's Nyamirambo stadium on Monday. The Abia Warriors star grabbed a hat-trick late in the second half...

Cameroun, DR Congo make strong starts in Chan 2016

Democratic Republic of Congo made a blazing start to the 2016 African Nations championships when they shocked Ethiopia 3-0 in their Group B opener at Butare's Huye stadium on Sunday. Midfielder Heritier Luvumbu was the hero, scoring one and...

Kenya vows action on athletes after WADA warns of doping problem

Kenya vowed Thursday to take action to protect its "number one" brand ambassadors after WADA World Anti Doping Agency inquiry chief Richard Pound warned it "clearly" has an athletics doping problem.More than 40 Kenyan athletes have been suspended for doping...

Madrid coaching drama: Bentez out; Zinedine Zidane in

Real Madrid has fired manager Rafa Benitez after only seven months and replaced him with former player and French football hero Zinedine Zidane. The 55-year-old Spaniard’s future was decided at an emergency board meeting on Monday, with club president...

Nigeria Coach Sunday Oliseh names 23 for African Nations Championship

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Saturday in Abuja said Head Coach Sunday Oliseh has named the Super Eagles B squad for the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda. The Federation, in a statement by its Assistant Director...

Steve Gohouri, former Ivory Coast international footballer’s body found in Rhine

The body of former Ivory Coast international Steve Gohouri has been found in the Rhine, German police said Saturday three weeks after he was reported missing. Police said the body of Gohouri, who won 13 caps for Ivory Coast, had...
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Pirates attack Turkish ship off W. Africa; kill 1, kidnap 15

Pirates attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, kidnapping 15 sailors and killing one of them,...
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