David Legge

Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers begin amid turmoil

The continent's biggest footballing event is to kick off amid troubles ranging from dual-identity players to the spread of the Ebola virus.

African Nations qualifiers: Nigeria overpower Côte d’Ivoire

Nigeria has beaten Côte d'Ivoire 4-1 while Morocco shocked title-holders Tunisia this weekend in 2014 African Nations Championship qualifiers.

Cape Verde oust Cameroon, Ethiopia also qualify

The Cape Verde Islands have secured a place at Afcon for the first time and former champs Ethiopia are back in the big time after a 30-year absence.

Nigeria set for Cup of Nations comeback

Fallen giants Nigeria are poised to reach the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations despite being held 2-2 by Liberia this weekend in a final round qualifier.

United fever hits SA despite missing stars

Manchester United fever is sweeping SA with tickets selling fast for a two-match tour despite the absence of Wayne Rooney and other first choices.

Morne is struggling, admits Bok coach Meyer

Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer is worried about the poor form of flyhalf Morne Steyn before the August kick-off of the new Rugby Championship.

Debate rages as Matfield considers return

Opinion is divided over whether Victor Matfield should come out of retirement and lead South Africa in a three-Test home series against England.

Pirates move up after Downs, SuperSport suffer losses

Orlando Pirates have taken the top spot of the PSL after overnight leaders Mamelodi Sundowns and title hopefuls SuperSport United lost their games.

Press box halts Caf Champions League tie

A Cairo press box held up a Caf Champions League fixture while Berekum Chelsea and Recreativo do Libolo went on goal sprees in other last-32 ties.

Poor showing for Pirates with acting coach

Orlando Pirates coach Augusto Palacios made a disastrous start to his latest caretaker spell as lowly Santos triumphed 3-0 at Athlone Stadium.

Moghreb defy the odds to lift African Super Cup

There was another shock outcome to a CAF competition when Moroccan club Moghreb Fes lifted the African Super Cup this weekend.

Pirates aim for second CAF title

Orlando Pirates need to remain wary of their opponents if they are to capture their second Confederation of African Football title.

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