African Football

 
Beyond game day: How Moroccan Ultras push for change
Beyond game day: How Moroccan Ultras push for change
Ultras or fanatical football fans’ activities have always overlapped between football, social and political demands. Such groups have often shown...
The secret of North Africa’s football dominance
The secret of North Africa’s football dominance
An air of familiarity engulfs the CAF Champions League semifinals. Title-holders Esperance de Tunis will host the 2015 winners, TP Mazembe from the...
[Video]Eto'o on Castle Africa 5s
[Video]Eto'o on Castle Africa 5s
Samuel Eto’o, once again graced Johannesburg with his presence as he was on hand to kick off the second season of Castle Africa 5s.
​CAF presidency politics precede Super Cup
​CAF presidency politics precede Super Cup
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) bigwigs landed in South Africa this week to attend the annual Super Cup tie between local side Mamelodi...
Cameroon’s Afcon victory masks its deep troubles, says JoJo Bell
Cameroon’s Afcon victory masks its deep troubles, says JoJo Bell
In the comfort of his hotel room in Libreville, Gabon, Joseph Antoine-Bell pulled down his fedora hat, folded his arms and, despite Cameroon...
Afcon finalists prove their worth
Afcon finalists prove their worth
Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary has inscribed his name on the hearts of millions of his compatriots — and in bold, gold letters. The...
Afcon keeps the pundits guessing
Afcon keeps the pundits guessing
He was considered the most provocative, if not the most controversial, figure in football during his playing days. The European media labelled him...
Afcon offers a chance to shine bright
Afcon offers a chance to shine bright
Fifa, world football’s overlord, has voted to expand the World Cup from 32 teams to 48 as of the 2026 showpiece in an effort to create a truly...
[Video]Football is coming home at last: Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone
[Video]Football is coming home at last: Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone
After almost two years, the nation comes together to watch the national football team play its first match on home turf.
Fifa, Blatter and Africa: A special relationship
Fifa, Blatter and Africa: A special relationship
On Tuesday, June 2, Sepp Blatter announced his intention to resign as Fifa president just four days after winning re-election to a fifth term – an...
Blatter: Could African team ever win Fifa World Cup?
Blatter: Could African team ever win Fifa World Cup?
Concerned about the prospects of an African team finally lifting the World Cup, Fifa President Sepp Blatter believes their chances would be...

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