Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has  postponed the 2023 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (Côte d’Ivoire 2023) to January and February 2024 because of weather conditions in the West African country during the original June/July period. This was announced on Sunday at a press conference in Rabat, [...]
©- - 04 july 2022 - 05:26:49 - thread Sports (672 words)


Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - Burundi on Saturday inaugurated its largest football stadium with a capacity of 25,000 seats, after 10 years of work initiated by Reverien Ndikuriyo, a former president of the National Football Federation, who is currently Secretary General of the ruling party. The "Peace Park Complex Pierre Nkurunziza", named after the [...]
©- - 27 june 2022 - 12:28:19 - thread Sports (279 words)


Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - The Guinean League of Professional Football (LGFP) will prevent players of the national championship from participating in the upcoming qualifiers for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2023, threatened this Wednesday General Mathurin Bangoura who spoke with local private radio. Gen. Bangoura demanded an agreement with the Normalization [...]
©- - 23 june 2022 - 20:49:42 - thread Sports (276 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegalese striker Sadio Mané on Wednesday joined Bayern Munich in the German Bundesliga from English Premiership side, Liverpool FC, on a three-year contract. Mané, 30, who passed the traditional medical examination the day before, leaves Liverpool where he played 269 matches and scored 120 goals in six seasons. He played in [...]
©- - 23 june 2022 - 06:25:27 - thread Sports (228 words)


Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - French international footballer of Guinean origin, Paul Pogba, nicknamed "La pioche", will on Wednesday play in a gala match at the General Lansana Conté stadium in Conakry with several former heroes of African football. Pogba arrived on Tuesday morning at Ahmed Sekou Toure international airport in the [...]
©- - 22 june 2022 - 12:21:28 - thread Sports (333 words)


Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - French international footballer of Guinean origin, Paul Pogba, is expected on Tuesday in the capital Conakry for a 72-hour visit during which he will feature in a charity match and meet government officials and sports associations. The "Association 48 hours for Guinea", which is organising the visit, [...]
©- - 21 june 2022 - 12:39:07 - thread Sports (168 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on Sunday that the CAF Awards will take place on 21 July in Morocco. The novelty of the Moroccan edition will be the introduction of the award for the Inter-Club Women's Player of the Year, to mark the second anniversary [...]
©- - 19 june 2022 - 16:14:37 - thread Sports (182 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Legendary South African football coach Pitso Mosimane is expected to return home this week after throwing in the towel with Egyptian giants Al Ahly. The 2021/22 CAF Champions League runners-up and the club on Monday reached an agreement to part company. Ahly issued a statement saying [...]
©- - 14 june 2022 - 11:58:53 - thread Sports (187 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are results of Day two matches played on Monday in continuation of qualifiers for the 2023 African Nations Cup (AFCON). Group A - Sao Tome and Principe 0-10 Nigeria. Sierra Leone 2-2 Guinea-Bissau. Group K - Liberia 0-2 Morocco. Day three matches will be played in September this year. -0- PANA [...]
©- - 13 june 2022 - 22:09:31 - thread Sports (74 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following is the result and table of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match played on Thursday. Group K Morocco 2-1 South Africa Team                  P   GD  Pts    1. Morocco         1    1    3 Liberia    [...]
©- - 10 june 2022 - 04:36:38 - thread Sports (66 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results and tables of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches played on Thursday. Group A Guinea Bissau 5-1 Sao Tome and Principe Nigeria 2-1 Sierra Leone Team                                 P  [...]
©- - 09 june 2022 - 20:11:36 - thread Sports (213 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results and tables of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches played on Wednesday. Group F Uganda 1-1 Niger Tanzania 0-2 Algeria Team                 P   GD   Pts 1. Algeria            2   4     6 2. Niger  [...]
©- - 09 june 2022 - 05:48:57 - thread Sports (174 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results and tables of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches played on Tuesday. Group B Eswatini 1-3 Burkina Faso Cape Verde 2-0 Togo Table Team                     p   GD  Pts 1. Burkina Faso      2   4    [...]
©- - 08 june 2022 - 05:42:49 - thread Sports (138 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following is the result and table of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match played on Monday. Group J Equatorial Guinea 2-0 Libya The following is the table after two matches. Team                          Pts 1. Tuniaia    [...]
©- - 07 june 2022 - 05:51:47 - thread Sports (71 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results and tables of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches played on Sunday. Group D Nalawi 2-1 Ethiopia  Egypt 1-0 Guinea Table  Team           p    GD  Pts 1. Malawi     1      1   3  2. Egypt        1    [...]
©- - 06 june 2022 - 05:55:11 - thread Sports (147 words)


Cairo, Eypt (PANA) - The following are Days 1 and 2 fixtures and results of some matches played so far in the series which began on 1 June, 2022. Group D, playing Day 1 matches on Sunday, 5 June, 2022 Egypt vs Guinea Malawi vs Ethiopia Group E, playing Day 2 matches on Sunday, [...]
©- - 05 june 2022 - 07:16:15 - thread Sports (219 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches played on Saturday. Group C Namibia 1-1 Burundi Group F Niger 1-1 Tanzania Group B Gambia 1-0 South Sudan -0- PANA MA 4June2022  [...]
©- - 04 june 2022 - 20:10:15 - thread Sports (56 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches played on Friday. Group B Togo 2-2 Eswatini Burkina Faso 2-0 Cape Verde Group H Comoros 2-0 Lesotho   Cote d'Ivoire 3-1 Zambia -0- PANA MA June2022 [...]
©- - 04 june 2022 - 05:24:57 - thread Sports (62 words)


Diamniadio, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal, winners of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), in February in Yaounde, Cameroon, will begin the defence of their title this Saturday against Benin, on Day one of the qualifiers for the next AFCON, scheduled for June and July 2023 in Cote d'Ivoire. The match, in [...]
©- - 03 june 2022 - 22:42:42 - thread Sports (213 words)


Diamniadio, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal's star striker, Sadio Mane, the reigning African champion, announced on Friday that he would leave his current English club, Liverpool. "60 to 70% of Senegalese want me to leave Liverpool. I will do what they want," he said this Friday afternoon at a press conference in [...]
©- - 03 june 2022 - 22:34:31 - thread Sports (197 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches played on Thursday. Group J Tunisia 4-0 Equatorial Guinea Group L Madagascar 1-1 Rwanda  -0- PANA MA 3June2022 [...]
©- - 03 june 2022 - 05:08:27 - thread Sports (50 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches played on Wednesday. Group E Angola 2-1 Central African Republic Ghana 3-0 Madagascar Group J Libya 1-0 Botswana -0- PANA MA 2June2022 [...]
©- - 02 june 2022 - 05:32:50 - thread Sports (54 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Here is the list all the winners of the CAF Champions league title up till date. Al Ahly, Egypt  - 10 Zamalek, Egypt - 5 TP Mazembe, DR Congo -  5 ES Tunis,Tunisia - 4 Hafia FC, Guinea -  3 Wydad AC, Morocco  - 3 Raja CA, Morocco - 3 Canon Yaoundé, Cameroon - [...]
©- - 31 may 2022 - 07:59:51 - thread Sports (149 words)


Casablanca, Morocco (PANA) - Wydad Casablanca of Morocco on Monday night won their third CAF Champions League crown when they defeated Egyptian giants Al Ahly in the 2021/22 final match played in Casablanca, thanks to a brace by Zouheir El Moutaraji. Roared on by a massive crowd, El Moutaraji scored a [...]
©- - 31 may 2022 - 05:37:38 - thread Sports (291 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Thousands of South Africans have been given the opportunity to witness the FIFA World Cup trophy which landed in Johannesburg on Saturday. The trophy is on a global journey that will include all 32 qualifying countries for the first time. Although South Africa failed to qualify [...]
©- - 30 may 2022 - 13:39:30 - thread Sports (197 words)


Casablanca, Morocco (PANA) - The 2022 CAF Champions League final takes place in Casablanca on Monday night, with Egyptian powerhouse, Al Ahly, facing Wydad AC of Morocco. Al Ahly are the defending champions and record winners of this competition, having clinched a whopping 10 titles over the years. The Egyptian giants have [...]
©- - 30 may 2022 - 10:28:03 - thread Sports (526 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Here are the results and table of Senegal's League 1 Pro football championship after the Day 24 matches played on Saturday and Sunday: Jaraaf - Dakar Sacré-coeur 0-0 Génération Foot - Guédiawaye FC 3-1 Linguére - Teungueth FC 1-1 AS Pikine - US Gorée 3-1 Casa Sports - Ndiambour 3-1 Mbour PC [...]
©- - 30 may 2022 - 09:11:57 - thread Sports (163 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - In view of the first two days of the Qualifiers for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), "Côte d'Ivoire 2023", at home against Benin and away against Rwanda, Aliou Cisse, the coach of the Senegalese national team made public on Friday, a list of 26 players. Apart [...]
©- - 27 may 2022 - 21:50:15 - thread Sports (304 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The qualifiers for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) were Thursday made known after the draw. The 7th edition of this football tournament, reserved for players in their country's leagues, was initially planned for last year but was postponed because of COVID-19. It will be played from January [...]
©- - 26 may 2022 - 23:49:42 - thread Sports (564 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - On Monday evening, 30 May, 2022, the world attention will move to Casablanca when two of Africa’s finest clubs, Al Ahly and Wydad Athletic Club, play in the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League final. Umbro, the CAF technical sponsors, on Tuesday revealed the official match ball that will [...]
©- - 25 may 2022 - 23:09:12 - thread Sports (265 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The draw for the qualifiers of TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN), Algeria 2022, will be done on Thursday, 26 May 2022 in Cairo, Egypt.   Algerian legend, Djamal Menad, top scorer and winner of 1990 AFCON with Algeria, will be the draw assistant. He will be joined [...]
©- - 25 may 2022 - 22:54:48 - thread Sports (140 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - CAF, together with hosts, Fédération Royale Marocaine de Football (FRMF), on Wednesday officially announced ticketing plans and procedures for the 2021-22 TotalEnergies CAF Champions League final between Al Ahly SC (Egypt) and Wydad AC (Morocco). CAF has worked closely with both clubs and the host Federation in [...]
©- - 25 may 2022 - 22:42:59 - thread Sports (330 words)


Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - World football governing body, FIFA, has approved 16 Gambian Referees with Africa’s three-time Award winner, Bakary Papa Gassama, leading the merit list. A ceremony to present badges and uniforms to the approved referees was presided over by The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) President, Mr. Lamin Kaba Bajo, [...]
©- - 23 may 2022 - 09:58:01 - thread Sports (138 words)


Niamey, Niger (PANA) - Nigeria’s Under-20 football team, the Flying Eagles, on Friday night emerged champions of the West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone B when they defeated the Young Squirrels of Benin Republic 3-1 in the final match played in Niamey, Niger Republic. Tolulope Ojo, who emerged Man of the [...]
©- - 21 may 2022 - 09:57:08 - thread Sports (293 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are all the winners of the CAF Confederation Cup, including the latest winners, RS Berkane of Morocco. CS Sfaxien, Tunisia  - won 3 - 2007, 2008, 2013      Étoile du Sahel, Tunisia - won  2 - 2006, 2015      RS Berkane, Morocco -     won [...]
©- - 21 may 2022 - 08:56:24 - thread Sports (123 words)


Uyo, Nigeria (PANA) - Here is the list of all goal scorers in the just-concluded 2021-22 CAF Confederation Cup, won by RS Berkane of Morocco. 6 goals - Player                           Team Victorien Adebayor - US Gendarmerie nationale (Niger) 5 goals - Youssef Elfahli - RSB Berkane 4 goals - Bandile Shandu - Orlando Pirates Karim Konaté - ASEC Mimosas 3 [...]
©- - 21 may 2022 - 07:52:12 - thread Sports (285 words)


Uyo, Nigeria (PANA) - RS Berkane of Morocco are champions again, winning the 2021-22 TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup after seeing off Orlando Pirates 5-4 on post-match penalties in the final played at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria. The game was forced into penalties after a 1-1 draw in regulation [...]
©- - 21 may 2022 - 07:49:33 - thread Sports (404 words)


Uyo, Nigeria (PANA) - RS Berkane of Morocco defeated Orlando Pirates of South Africa on Friday night in Uyo, Nigeria, to claim their second CAF Confederation Cup title. The 2021-22 final match ended 1-1 in regulation and extra time and the match went into a penalty shootout. Berkane scored five of their [...]
©- - 20 may 2022 - 22:22:40 - thread Sports (99 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Nigeria's Under-17 ladies took a step toward qualifying for the World Cup with a 1-0 first-leg win away to Ethiopia on Friday. Prolific striker, Opeyemi Ajakaiye, took her goals tally to six in the ongoing FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup African qualifying series when she scored [...]
©- - 20 may 2022 - 20:30:27 - thread Sports (343 words)


Uyo, Nigeria (PANA) - Orlando Pirates of South Africa and Moroccan giants RS Berkane are set to clash in the final of the TotalEnergies CAF Confederation cup on Friday at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. As both sides prepare for the grand finale, so too [...]
©- - 20 may 2022 - 06:57:07 - thread Sports (617 words)


Uyo, Nigeria (PANA) - Orlando Pirates of South Africa take on RS Berkane of Morocco in the 2021-22 CAF Confederation Cup final at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria, on Friday. This is the second appearance in the title decider for the South African club, who fell just short of [...]
©- - 20 may 2022 - 06:54:39 - thread Sports (232 words)


Uyo, Nigeria (PANA) - Organisers are putting final touches in some areas in Uyo, ahead of Friday's long-awaited final of Africa’s second-biggest club competition, the TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup. The showdown between South Africa's Orlando Pirates and Morocco's RS Berkane will be played at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in the Akwa [...]
©- - 19 may 2022 - 22:57:43 - thread Sports (694 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Former champions RS Berkane of Morocco and Orlando Pirates of South Africa on Sunday qualified for the finals of the 2021/22 CAF Confederation Cup. In their semi-final second-leg match played on Sunday, Berkane, the 2020 Champions, defeated two-time champions, TP Mazembe of the DR Congo, 4-1 and [...]
©- - 16 may 2022 - 06:43:45 - thread Sports (147 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Egyptian giants, Al Ahly, reached their 15th finals in the CAF Champions league where they will take on two-time champions, Wydad Casablanca of Morocco in the 2021-22 edition. To reach the finals, Ahly drew 2-2 with hosts ES Setif of Algeria on Saturday to storm through on [...]
©- - 15 may 2022 - 10:05:43 - thread Sports (361 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Here are the scheduled second-leg, semi-final matches to be played on Sunday in the 2021/22 CAF Confederation Cup. First-named teams are hosts with first-leg results in brackets. Orlando Pirates, South Africa vs Al Ahli Tripoli, Libya (2-0) RS Berkane, Morocco vs TP Mazembe, DR Congo (0-1) -0- PANA VAO 15May2022   [...]
©- - 15 may 2022 - 08:54:54 - thread Sports (75 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Two-time champions, Wydad Casablanca of Morocco, have qualified for the final of the 2021/22 CAF Champions league after edging Petro de Luanda of Angola 4-2 on aggregate. In the second-leg semi-final match played on Friday, Wydad drew 1-1 with the Angolans but went through on 4-2 aggregate, [...]
©- - 14 may 2022 - 06:28:05 - thread Sports (238 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Here are the scheduled second-leg, semi-final matches to be played on Friday and Saturday in the 2021/22 CAF Champions league. First-named teams are hosts with first-leg results in brackets. Wydad AC, Morocco vs Petro de Luanda (3-1) on Friday. ES Sétif, Algeria vs Al Ahly, Egypt (0-4) on Saturday. -0- [...]
©- - 13 may 2022 - 11:41:57 - thread Sports (81 words)


Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambia's senior national football team, the Scorpions, has been invited by UAE for a friendly match in Dubai on 30 May, Ebou Faye, 2nd Vice President Gambia Football Federation (GFF) announced on Wednesday. He told a local radio station, Capital FM, that the match would be used as [...]
©- - 11 may 2022 - 12:21:52 - thread Sports (107 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Monday awarded the hosting right of the 2021/2022 CAF Champions League final match to Morocco. The African football governing body also revealed that the match will be played on 30 May. A statement on CAF’s official website, said it decided to [...]
©- - 10 may 2022 - 08:47:34 - thread Sports (212 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Here are results of first-leg semi-final matches played on Sunday in the 2021/22 CAF Confederation Cup. Al Ahli Tripoli, Libya 0-2 Orlando Pirates, South Africa TP Mazembe, DR Congo 1-0 RS Berkane, Morocco The second-leg matches will take place on 15 May -0- PANA VAO/MA 9May2022 [...]
©- - 09 may 2022 - 06:11:51 - thread Sports (74 words)