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  • Malawi minister doffs hat to South African club manager
    30 march 2003 10:18:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Sports authorities here are contemplating honouring one of South Africa's top football managers, Jomo Sono for what they acknowledge as his contribution towards the development of Malawi football. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe to send cricket team to England
    30 march 2003 09:28:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Zimbabwe cricket authorities have shrugged off public pressure and decided to allow the national team to tour England, which boycotted its 2003 World Cup game in Harare. Full text...

  • Rwanda, Uganda draw zero-all in CAN qualifier
    29 march 2003 20:32:00
    Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- Rwanda and Uganda drew zero-all in a Group 13 qualifier in the African Nations Cup (CAN) played in Kigali Saturday at the Amahoro national stadium. Full text...

  • Kenya wallops Mauritania 4-0 in CAN outing
    29 march 2003 18:12:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's national team, Harambee Stars, thumped hapless Mauritania 4-0 in a one-sided 2004 Africa Cup of Nations group qualifier in Nairobi Saturday. Full text...

  • Egypt beats Mauritius 1-0 in 2004 CAN tie
    29 march 2003 17:24:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Egypt on Saturday beat Mauritius by a lone goal at Sir Gaetan Duval Stadium in Rose Hill, about 15km from Port-Louis, in a Group 10 qualifying match for 2004 African Nations Cup slated for Tunisia. Full text...

  • Nigeria's new national stadium opens 8 April
    29 march 2003 16:20:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo will open the country's new national stadium in Abuja 8 April, early enough for the 2003 All Africa Games to be staged in the capital city in October, games officials said Saturday. Full text...

  • Egypt leads Mauritius 1-0 at halftime
    29 march 2003 16:04:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Egypt's national football side, "The Pharaohs," led their Mauritian counterparts 1-0 at halftime Saturday at the Sir Gaetan Duval stadium, some 15km outside Port- Louis, in a 2004 African Nations Cup Group 10 qualifier. Full text...

  • Moroccan coach vows to clinch CAN Group 7 lead
    28 march 2003 21:40:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Despite the odds of playing away, coach Badou Zaki of the Moroccan national side Friday vowed to clinch the lead in Group 7 as the team departed Rabat for its 2004 CAN tie against Sierra Leone in Freetown on Saturday. Full text...

  • Envoy pleas for clean Gambia, Senegal match Sunday
    28 march 2003 21:21:00
    Banjul- Gambia (PANA) -- The Senegalese Ambassador to Gambia, Ndiougha Ndiaye, on Friday urged players from both national teams to exhibit "clean sportsmanship" during their CAN qualifier encounter here on Sunday. Full text...

  • Mauritanian football team leaves for Nairobi
    28 march 2003 19:42:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritania's national football team left here Friday for Nairobi to meet Kenya this coming weekend in the third Group 5 qualifier for the 2004 African Cup of Nations (CAN) finals to be staged in Tunisia. Full text...

  • Uganda pledges $500 to each player after win against Rwanda
    28 march 2003 14:32:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- The Uganda FA said on Friday that it would pay 500 US dollars to each player in the country's national squad if the Cranes beat Rwanda in their second Group 13 African Cup of Nations qualifier this weekend in Kigali. Full text...

  • FECAFOOT poised to change premier league formula
    28 march 2003 13:12:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- The Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) has scheduled an extraordinary congress on 26 April to discuss a change in the premier league formula, sources affirmed Friday. Full text...

  • Mauritanian pros arrive ahead of team for CAN tie with Kenya
    28 march 2003 12:19:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Four Mauritanian professional players arrived here Friday morning in view of Saturday's 2004 Cup of Nations Group qualifier against Kenya, preceding the rest of the team that is expected in Nairobi Saturday morning. Full text...

  • Mali coach names 18 players for CAN qualifier
    28 march 2003 11:17:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Mali's coach, Christian Dagler of French nationality has named 18 players for Sunday's Round 3 Cup of Nations match with Eritrea in Asmara. Full text...

  • South Africa features at World Cross-Country Championships
    28 march 2003 10:34:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa has sent a strong team to the senior men's 4 km race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships holding this weekend in Lausanne, Switzerland. Full text...

  • Swaziland, DR Congo poised for weekend CAN tie
    28 march 2003 09:07:00
    Mbabane- Swaziland (PANA) -- Players of the Swazi national team, Sihlangu Semnikati look forward to making the best of their advantage, when they clash this Sunday with their better-drilled DR Congo counterparts in a match counting for Day 3 of the 2004 Cup of Nations preliminaries. Full text...

  • CAN 2004: Tables of the 13 groups before round three
    27 march 2003 23:23:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Below is the ranking in the 13 groups for 2004 African Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifiers, before the third round to be played this weekend. Full text...

  • ASFA-Y widen gap at top of Burkinabe league table
    27 march 2003 16:30:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Association Sportive Faso Yennega (ASFA-Y) have increased their lead to five points at the top of Burkina Faso's premier league after beating ASF Bobo Dioulasso (ASFB) 1-0 in the 18th round played on Wednesday. Full text...

  • Kenya names World Cross-Country team
    27 march 2003 16:04:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Athletics Kenya has named its national team to this weekend's IAAF World Cross-Country Championship in Lausanne, Switzerland. Full text...

  • Mauritius to face Egypt in empty stadium
    27 march 2003 09:20:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius authorities, citing security concerns said Thursday spectators would not be allowed into the Sir Gaetan Duval stadium at Rose-Ville, about 10 km south of Port-Louis during Saturday's Cup of Nations tie with Egypt. Full text...

  • Kenya rejects proposed reschedule of CAN tie with Mauritania
    27 march 2003 09:05:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya has rejected Mauritania's request to have their weekend 2004 Cup of Nations qualifying tie in Nairobi moved a day forward to next Sunday. Full text...

  • Burundi, Burkina Faso settle zero-all in friendly tie
    26 march 2003 22:34:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- The Burundi and Burkinabe national sides Wednesday played to a scoreless draw in Bujumbura as part of preparation for their qualifiers in the 2004 African Cup of Nations (CAN) preliminaries. Full text...

  • 250 athletes expected in 2003 YELAIM in Yaounde
    26 march 2003 21:41:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Some 250 African and European athletes practising 23 athletics disciplines, are expected to participate in the 4th Yaounde Elise Azar international meeting (YELAIM) 13 April, organisers said here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Gambian team skipper calls for support to beat Senegal
    26 march 2003 20:39:00
    Banjul- Gambia (PANA) -- As the Gambia's national football team prepares to lock horns with Senegal Sunday in an African Cup of Nations qualifier, its captain Jatto Ceesay has appealed for crowd support to enable the "Scorpions" to deal with the "Lions of Teranga. Full text...

  • Algeria, Angola to clash in friendly ties
    26 march 2003 17:21:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- The Algerian national football team, the Fennecs, will on Saturday in Luanda lock horns with their Angolan counterparts ahead of the 2004 CAN qualifiers, sources close to the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Nigerian fans to attend Nations Cup tie in Malawi
    26 march 2003 14:12:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian football fans have concluded arrangements to charter a flight to Blantyre for Saturday's Group 1 Cup of Nations qualifier against Malawi, according to the chair of the Nigerian football supporters club, Adenrele Yusuf. Full text...

  • Professionals fortify Kenyan side ahead of CAN qualifier
    26 march 2003 12:44:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Four of six foreign-based players called up for next Saturday's Cup of Nations group qualifier with Mauritania have joined the Kenyan squad currently in camp in Nairobi. Full text...

  • IOC supports Nigeria's hosting of All-Africa Games
    26 march 2003 12:40:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has given the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) 75,000 US dollars to prepare the country's athletes for the 2003 All-Africa Games, scheduled for Abuja in October. Full text...

  • Addo to quit CECAFA chair in May
    26 march 2003 12:30:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Farrah Addo, controversial Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) chair, retires from the regional post 15 May to pursue political interests in his native Somalia, informed sources said. Full text...

  • Nigeria sacks U-17 soccer team coaches
    26 march 2003 11:53:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria has fired the coaching crew of its Under-17 soccer team and ordered a reconstitution of the team ahead of the African youth championship in Swaziland in May, FA officials said in Lagos Wednesday. Full text...

  • 5 countries draw bye in CAN 2006 qualification preliminaries
    26 march 2003 09:44:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The five countries that represented Africa at the 2002 football World Cup in South Korea/Japan have been exempted from the 2006 African Cup of Nations qualifier preliminaries, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said. Full text...

  • Uganda due in Nairobi for Saturday's soccer friendly
    11 march 2003 19:26:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Ugandan national soccer team is due in Nairobi Thursday for Saturday's friendly match against their Kenyan counterparts, a Kenyan Football Federation (KFF) official said Tuesday. Full text...

  • Cameroonian, Congolese handball teams qualify for African Games
    11 march 2003 13:07:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The national handball teams of Cameroon (men) and Congo-Brazzaville (women) would represent Central Africa at the next African Games slated for October in Abuja, Nigeria. Full text...

  • Kenya's Olympic hero dies
    11 march 2003 12:41:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's first athlete to win an Olympic gold medal, Naftali Temu, has died at the age of 58. Full text...

  • Nigeria calls 12 soccer pros for Malawi, drops Kanu
    11 march 2003 10:17:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Nigeria Football Association (NFA) has invited 12 foreign-based and six home-based players for the crucial 29 March African Nations Cup campaign against Malawi in Blantyre, the country's commercial city. Full text...

  • DR Congo hammers Congo-Brazzaville 3-0 in a friendly tie
    10 march 2003 21:00:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Democratic Republic of Congo's national football team (Simba) on Sunday trounced the "Red Devils" of Congo-Brazzaville 3-0 in a friendly match here to prepare for the next CAN 2004 qualifiers. Full text...

  • Dakar to host IAAF council meeting in April
    10 march 2003 20:43:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack announced here Monday that his organisation will hold its council meeting next month in Dakar, Senegal. Full text...

  • EFO still tops Burkinabe Soccer League table
    10 march 2003 18:37:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Etoile Filante of Ouagadougou (EFO) still leads the Burkinabe soccer League after thrashing Kiko FC 7-0 in a 14th round match played at the weekend. Full text...

  • Ivorian Athletics Federation boss resigns
    10 march 2003 18:20:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Bernard Kouabo, President of the Ivorian Athletics Federation (FIA), resigned during the Federation's extra-ordinary general assembly session at the weekend, sports officials said in Abidjan Monday. Full text...

  • Little known Swede scoops Zambia Golf Open
    10 march 2003 17:28:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Johan Edfors of Sweden has scooped this year's Stanbic Zambia Open golf title after grossing 206, 13 under par from three rounds of play. Full text...

  • FIFA issues deadline for list of Confederation Cup players
    10 march 2003 15:30:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- FIFA has directed countries lined up for this year's Confederations Cup tournament to submit the list of their players at least five days before the event, slated for 18-29 June in France. Full text...

  • Gabonese champs off to a rough premier league start
    10 march 2003 13:43:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Defending champions Union Sportive Ombilia N'ziami (USM) lost 0-2 at home to Tout-Puissant Akwembe when the new season in the Gabonese premier league championship kicked off at the weekend. Full text...

  • Hassania leads Moroccan league
    10 march 2003 08:29:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The leader of the Moroccan Division One football championship, Hassania of Agadir, mauled Kawkab of Marrakesh 3-0 during the 18th round played at the weekend. Full text...

  • Lesotho beats Botswana 1-0 in soccer friendly
    09 march 2003 19:39:00
    Gaborone- Botswana (PANA) -- Botswana lost 0-1 to Lesotho in an international football friendly match played in Gaborone Sunday. Full text...

  • Nigerian 'Falcons' beat Arsenal ladies 5-1 in charity match
    09 march 2003 11:30:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria's national women's football team, the Falcons, Saturday in Lagos whipped Arsenal Ladies FC of England 5-1 in a fundraising match for the "Kanu Heart Foundation," set up by Nigerian international star Nwankwo Kanu. Full text...

  • Six African countries bid to host 2010 World Cup
    08 march 2003 15:26:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- World football body FIFA has confirmed that six African countries, Tunisia, South Africa, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Nigeria have signalled their intention to host the 2010 World Cup finals. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso beats Nigeria, advances to semi-finals
    08 march 2003 14:11:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Burkina Faso's Etalons beat Nigeria's Green Eagles 1-0 to qualify for the first semi-finals of the Benin friendly football international tournament played Friday night in Cotonou's Kouhounou Friendhip Stadium. Full text...

  • IAAF inaugural race walking challenge guns off in Mexico
    08 march 2003 13:47:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The inaugural IAAF Race Walking Challenge starts this weekend, with the two-day event kicking off in Tijuana, Mexico. Full text...

  • Kenyan teams for Africa clubs event
    08 march 2003 12:25:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kisumu Simba and Telkom Kenya hockey clubs are set for this month's Africa Club Championship in Pretoria, South Africa. Full text...

  • Kenyans lose to India in World Cup thriller
    08 march 2003 11:05:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Kenya were poised to cause one of the biggest upsets in the Cricket World Cup when they threatened to beat India in the first of the Super Six games at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town Friday night. Full text...

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