Sports -
  • Cameroon tops CAF rankings
    06 january 2003 10:08:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The reigning Africa Cup of Nations champions Cameroon, better known as Indomitable Lions, in the global football circles, retained the top position in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) rankings for 2002. Full text...

  • Ghana, Morocco draw 0-0 in Junior CAN tie
    05 january 2003 20:41:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Ghana and Morocco Sunday played out a goalless draw in their Group B tie at the ongoing 13th Junior African Cup of Nations (CAN) football tournament in Ouagadougou. Full text...

  • Tunisian Handball squad in France ahead World tourney
    05 january 2003 19:24:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisia's national Handball team is in France on a warm-up tour ahead of the 18th World championship to be hosted by Portugal 20 January to 2 February. Full text...

  • Mali, Gabon draw 2-2 in Junior CAN championship
    05 january 2003 18:18:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Mali and Gabon drew 2-2 Saturday in one of the opening matches of of the Junior African Cup of Nations championship in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Full text...

  • Kenya lands FIFA grant for football academy
    05 january 2003 16:39:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- FIFA has announced a grant of 30 million Kenyan shillings (386,000 US dollars) for the construction of Kenya's National Football Academy, Kenya Football Federation (KFF) secretary general Swaleh Hussein confirmed Sunday. Full text...

  • Under-21 CAN kicks off in Pool B
    05 january 2003 15:38:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Pool B matches at the 13th African Under-21 Football Cup of Nations (CAN) kick off Sunday afternoon in Bobo Dioulasso with two encounters, including a clash between Cote d'Ivoire and Egypt. Full text...

  • Nigeria denies withdrawing bid to host 2010 World Cup
    05 january 2003 15:27:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria Sunday denied local press reports that it failed to meet the 31 December deadline for the submission of bids by countries willing to host the 2010 World Cup, widely believed to have been ceded to Africa by the International Federation Football Associations (FIFA). Full text...

  • CECAFA region players inept as professionals - CECAFA boss
    05 january 2003 14:19:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Persistent failure of players from the Confederation of East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) to make the professional ranks has been attributed to their lack of commitment and determination. Full text...

  • CECAFA names 18 referees for club championships
    05 january 2003 12:44:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- A list of 18 referees to officiate in the tournament of the 2003 Confederation of East and Central Africa Football Association's (CECAFA) Club Championships in Uganda was released Sunday in Kampala. Full text...

  • Dakar Rally's Tunis-Tozeur fourth stage starts Sunday
    05 january 2003 11:57:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- The Paris-Dakar Rally resumes Sunday after the drivers and riders were transported by ship from Valencia, Spain, to Tunis in Tunisia for the fourth stage. Full text...

  • Dane named Malawi's Coach of the Year
    05 january 2003 11:26:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Malawi's former national football team coach, Kim Splidsboel - whose contract the cash-strapped government failed to renew in December - was voted the country's best coach for 2002 in an annual entertainers-of-the-year programme run by the state-run Malawi Broadcasting Corporation. Full text...

  • Stallions, Bafana Bafana draw 0-0 in Junior CAN
    04 january 2003 20:18:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The South African Bafana Bafana held Burkina Faso stallions to a goalless draw in the opening pool A match of the junior Cup of African Nations (CAN). Full text...

  • Tunisia enters World Cup bid
    04 january 2003 19:24:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisia became the fifth African country to enter the bid for the hosting rights of the 2010 World Cup shortly before the bidding closed. Full text...

  • Sports-Burkina Faso-Junior CAN
    04 january 2003 16:31:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The 13th edition of the African Under-21 Cup of Nation (Junior CAN) kicked off here Saturday with eight nations competing titleholders Angola were eliminated in the qualifiers. Full text...

  • Algeria calls off friendly with Uganda's youth team
    04 january 2003 13:21:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Algeria has called off a build-up match with Uganda's national U-23 football team, The Kobs, and chosen to play Libya instead. Full text...

  • Nigeria's soccer head deplores poor performance by clubs
    04 january 2003 12:15:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria Football Association's chairman Ibrahim Galadima has deplored the poor showing by Nigerian clubs in continental competitions and promised to do something to change the situation. Full text...

  • Tunisia national handball team completes training in France
    03 january 2003 21:28:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisia's handball team left for France Friday on the last stage of its preparations in anticipation of the 18th world championships scheduled 20 January - 2 February 2003 in Portugal. Full text...

  • French coach leaves Dakar without contract
    03 january 2003 20:44:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegal's expected national coach, Guy Stephan, Thursday left here without signing a contract with football authorities here, official sources said Friday. Full text...

  • $60,000 prize money for CECAFA clubs tourney ready
    03 january 2003 18:04:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Uncertainties surrounding the occurrence of the Confederation of East and Central Africa Football (CECAFA) club championships' 2003 edition have been put to rest after the region's soccer authorities Friday confirmed Uganda as hosts. Full text...

  • Joel Tiehi signs contract with Africa Sports
    03 january 2003 13:32:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Joel Tiehi, former striker of the Ivorian national football team and winner of the African Cup of Nations in 1992 in Senegal, has signed a contract with Africa Sports of Abidjan for the 2002-2003 season, a source close to the first division club told PANA Friday. Full text...

  • One-year suspension slapped on 16 Malian footballers
    03 january 2003 13:16:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The Mali Football Federation (FMF) has suspended for a year 16 players of the Espoir national team, following their refusal to represent the country at the Eight Nations' Tournament held in Niamey (Niger) from 27 to 29 December. Full text...

  • Ivorian 18-member squad departs for 2003 Junior CAN
    03 january 2003 12:35:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Coach Mama Ouattara's 18-player squad left Abidjan Friday morning to represent Cote d'Ivoire at the Junior African Cup of Nations (CAN) soccer championship opening in Burkina Faso Saturday. Full text...

  • Mali names 18 players for 13th Junior CAN
    03 january 2003 11:10:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Malian coach, Cheick Diallo has named 18 players for the 4-18 January 13th Junior African Cup of Nations (CAN) football competition in Burkina Faso. Full text...

  • South African places second after stage 2 of Dakar Rally
    03 january 2003 09:18:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's Giniel De Villiers in his Nissan Hardbody, Thursday moved to second position overall after the second stage of the 2003 Telefonica Dakar Car Race. Full text...

  • Galatasaray offers one million Euros to recruit Lukundu
    02 january 2003 23:24:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- A Turkish football club Galatasaray has offered 1 million Euros in a bid to recruit the French soccer player of Congolese origin Ali Lukundu, currently with Standard of Liege in Belgium. Full text...

  • Gbagbo advises junior team before departure for Burkina Faso
    02 january 2003 22:14:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire, (PANA) -- Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo on Thursday received the junior national football team before departure for Burkina Faso where the players will participate in the junior African cup of nations finals. Full text...

  • Moroccan El Aynaoui enters Doha Open semi-finals
    02 january 2003 21:51:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Moroccan tennis star Younes El Aynaoui on Thursday qualified for the semi-finals of the Doha Open, an ATP event which has been allocated one million dollars. Full text...

  • Cubans to train Zambian boxers, athletes
    02 january 2003 16:13:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Two Cuban coaches in boxing and athletics will arrive here by mid January to train Zambian boxers and athletes for the All-Africa games scheduled in October in Abuja, Nigeria, local sports officials said here Thursday. Full text...

  • South Africa supports Zimbabwe's co-hosting of World Cricket
    02 january 2003 14:00:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- South African Sports Minister Ngconde Balfour said Thursday that his country remained committed to co-hosting the 2003 Cricket World Cup tournament with Kenya and Zimbabwe, and deplored moves by England and Australia to strip Harare of the right to host the games. Full text...

  • El Aynaoui reaches quarterfinals in Doha Open
    02 january 2003 13:07:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Moroccan tennis player Younes El Aynaoui is through to the quarterfinals of the Doha Open, an ATP event with a million US dollars in prize money. Full text...

  • West African Junior Tennis tournament ends in Cotonou
    02 january 2003 11:11:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The West African Under-18 Tennis circuit ended in Cotonou, Benin Tuesday with Mohammed Salifu of Ghana beating Shehu Lawal of Nigeria (3-7/7-6/6-4) to clinch the boys' singles title. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso ready for Under-21 Cup of Nations finals
    01 january 2003 13:27:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The organising committee of the 13th U-21 African Football Cup of Nations finals (COCAN) affirmed Tuesday in Ouagadougou that all was now set for the event billed to run 4 through 18 February. Full text...

  • CAF shortlists three for soccer award
    01 january 2003 13:07:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The African Football Confederation (CAF) has named El-Hadj Diouf of Senegal, his compatriot Pape Diop and Ahmed Hossam of Egypt as the trio from which to declare Africa's footballer of the year 2002. Full text...

  • Burkinabe authorities guarantee security of Ivorian team
    01 january 2003 10:35:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The Ivorian football team has been assured of security and hospitable treatment at the Under-20 African Cup of Nations finals billed for 4-8 January in Ouagadougou, according to the tournament's organising committee (COCAN). Full text...

  • Casablanca Marathon postponed to 16 March
    31 december 2002 19:29:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The Sixth International Marathon of Casablanca, initially scheduled for 5 January has been postponed to 16 March, sources close to the Royal Moroccan Athletics Federation said here. Full text...

  • CAF restates suspension of Liberian League champions
    31 december 2002 17:50:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has re-stated its decision suspending Liberia's LPRC Oilers, following the club's withdrawal from the 4th edition of the CAF Champions competition FA officials said in Monrovia Tuesday. Full text...

  • Gambia to host Zone Two athletics championship
    31 december 2002 13:37:00
    Banjul- Gambia, (PANA) -- Preparations are in an advanced stage for Gambia to host the fifth edition of Zone Two under-17 athletics championship next April, the Gambia Athletics Association (GAA) affirmed Monday afternoon. Full text...

  • Zambian athletes stay off Angolan midnight race
    31 december 2002 12:43:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- For want of an official invitation, Zambia will not be represented at an international midnight race to be held in Luanda, Angola late Tuesday, officials in Lusaka said ahead of the event. Full text...

  • 4th round of Cotonou tennis tournament
    31 december 2002 12:12:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Following are results of the fourth round of the junior tennis circuit in Cotonou, played Monday: Boys singles: Mohammed Salifou (Ghana) beat Idoko Candy (Nigeria) 6-4/6-1. Full text...

  • African footballers, athletes do Africa proud
    31 december 2002 10:58:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- It was athletics and football that did Africa proud in 2002, re-stamping the continent's authority notably at the World Cup in Korea and Japan and at the World Athletics Championship in Dublin, Ireland. Full text...

  • African footballers, athletes boost Africa's image
    31 december 2002 09:17:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- It was athletes and footballers who brought Africa the most honour in 2002, re-stamping the continent's authority notably at the World Cup in Korea and Japan and the World Athletics Championship in Dublin, Ireland. Full text...

  • Mauritian signs for Reunion club side
    31 december 2002 08:59:00
    Saint-Denis- Reunion (PANA) -- Mauritian footballer Jimmy Cundasami has signed for 2002 Reunion champions Saint-Louisienne, as the club beefs up its ranks ahead of the 2003 African champions league that kicks off in February. Full text...

  • Gambia to host Zone Two Athletics Championship
    30 december 2002 22:38:00
    Banjul- Gambia, (PANA) -- Preparations have reached an advanced stage in Gambia to host the fifth edition of Zone Two cadet (under-17) Athletics Championship next April. Full text...

  • Egypt qualify for All Africa Games
    30 december 2002 16:57:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Egypt is the first country to qualify for the 2003 Eighth All Africa Games soccer finals. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe slams Britain over cricket boycott
    30 december 2002 11:22:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Zimbabwe cricket and government officials Monday slammed Britain over the latter's intention to boycott next year's World Cup cricket matches in the southern African country over alleged human rights abuses. Full text...

  • USM of Blida wins male African Cup of volleyball
    29 december 2002 20:29:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Algeria's USM of Blida won the African Cup winners' cup of Volleyball after beating Tunisia's CS Sfax three sets to two late Sunday in Algiers. Full text...

  • Tunisia wins African U-20 female Basketball Tourney
    28 december 2002 20:09:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Host Tunisia Saturday won the first African female U-20 Basketball League after beating Mali 63-47. Full text...

  • Ivorian U-20 professionals shun national camp
    28 december 2002 19:16:00
    Abidjan- Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Only four of the 11 professional players invited by Cote d'Ivoire for training ahead of the Under-20 African Cup of Nations (CAN), opening next week in Burkina Faso, have reported to camp, FA sources said in Abidjan Saturday. Full text...

  • Goma hosts Great Lakes football tournament
    28 december 2002 12:10:00
    Goma- DR Congo (PANA) -- A tournament grouping four football clubs from Bujumbura, Gisenyi, Bukavu and Goma holds this weekend in Goma, DR Congo, according to informed sources. Full text...

  • ASEC Abidjan active in transfer market
    28 december 2002 11:37:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- In preparations ahead of the 2003 season, Ivorian football champions ASEC Abidjan have signed Guinean striker Alhassane Koivogui from city rivals Satellite. Full text...

parcours parcours [356] [357] [358] [359] [360] [361] parcours parcours


xhtml CSS