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Samuel Eto’s son named in Cameroon Under-17 World cup squad

Samuel Eto'o's son Etienne Eto'o Pineda has been called-up to Cameroon's initial squad for the Under-17 World Cup in Brazil. The 17-year-old is eligible to play for Spain, where he was born, but is now expected to commit to playing...

Serena Williams storms into US Open final again

Serena Williams was by no means perfect at the start of her U.S. Open semifinal, she faced three break points in the opening game and managed to pull it out. She trailed 40-love in the second, then came through...

Madagascar FA rejects invitation to play South Africa

Madagascar, who were drafted in as match opponents for South Africa at the last minute when Zambia pulled out in protest at recent xenophobic violence, have also decided not to go ahead with the fixture. Bafana were originally set to face...

Zambia FA cancels South Africa match over Xenophobic attacks

Zambia's football association has cancelled a friendly match against South Africa scheduled to take place on Saturday in the capital, Lusaka. The cancellation follows a wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Zambians have been taking to social media to urge...

Former Ghana Black stars’ striker Junior Agogo dies at 40

Former Ghana, Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers striker Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40. Agogo, who began his career at Sheffield Wednesday, played 27 times for his country and scored 12 goals. He finished his career at Hibernian...

Lukaku says for ManU fans its always him, Pogba or Sanchez

Goal.com reports that, Romelu Lukaku has hit out at Manchester United for not doing enough to protect him in the media and claims he, Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez were continually made scapegoats. Belgium international Lukaku joined Inter before the...

PSG rejects offers from Barcelona and Real for Neymar

Barcelona and Real Madrid have made unsuccessful offers for Paris St-Germain forward Neymar, according to a report by BBC Radio 5 Live's Guillem Balague. Neymar's former club Barcelona are believed to have offered 100m euros (£92.4m) plus Philippe Coutinho. Ivan Rakitic...

Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi joins Everton from Arsenal

EVERTON have signed Nigerian international Alex Iwobi from Arsenal for £40million, adding to their profiles of Nigerian players, which includes Amokachi, Yobo, Anichebe. The winger made a shock deadline day move to Goodison Park after the Toffees failed to sign...

AFCON Update: Cameroon beat Guinea-Bissau, Benin draw with Ghana

Cameroon had to work hard to open its title defence with a win at the African Cup of Nations, and Ghana was the latest team to be upstaged by an underdog.Cameroon found it...

AFCON Update: Nigerian Super Eagle players refuse to train over pay row

Players from Nigeria national football team have refused to train ahead of their second group game on Wednesday against Guinea - in the African Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt - because of a row over...
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Nigerian international Orji Okonkwo ‘feels lucky’ to play under Thierry Henry

Nigeria youth international Orji Okonkwo feels lucky to return for a second loan spell with Major League Soccer (MLS) side Montreal Impact under manager...

France urges US to stay in fight against Islamists in Africa

France hopes “good sense” will prevail and the United States will not slash support for French military operations in West Africa, where groups linked...

Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo dedicates her Grammy to Burna Boy

The Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo has dedicated her Grammy award to the Nigerian singer Burna Boy who was up against her to win the...

Gambia cracks down on protest movement, 3 dead, 137 arrested

The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which...