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  • Malians disappointed by the "Eagles" trashing in Sikasso
    06 december 2001 20:47:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Malian papers and football fans have expressed deep disappointed following their national team's 3-1 defeat by Cote d'Ivoire Wednesday at Sikasso's Babemba Traore stadium. Full text...

  • Juma wins Kenya's top football award
    06 december 2001 16:28:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Veteran midfielder Tom Juma has been voted Kenya's player of the year. Full text...

  • Obasanjo warns against corruption in Nigerian sports
    06 december 2001 10:34:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Taking his anti-corruption campaign to the sports arena, Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo said Wednesday steps must be taken to curb corruption in the administration of sports in the country. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe to Host Regional Women's Soccer Tourney
    05 december 2001 21:43:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Zimbabwe Football Association announced Wednesday the country would host the regional COSAFA soccer tournament for women in April next year. Full text...

  • Cotonou to host international boxing gala
    05 december 2001 21:36:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Boxers from four African countries will enter the ring here on Saturday for an international boxing gala, Boxing Association of Benin officials have said. Full text...

  • Togo may lose goalkeeper Agassa Kossi for CAN 2002
    05 december 2001 17:58:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Togo national football team goalkeeper, Agassa Kossi, who used to play for Cote d'Ivoire's Africa Sport of Abidjan until his recent successful test in the French club of Metz, might not participate in the upcoming African Cup of Nations finals tournament hosted by Mali. Full text...

  • Kenyans, Tanzanian boxers for Commonwealth elimination
    05 december 2001 17:22:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Two Kenyan boxers will test their might against Tanzanian counterparts in next year's Commonwealth Boxing Council (CBC) elimination fights to be held in Nairobi. Full text...

  • New coach finds Cameroon a serious World Cup contender
    05 december 2001 14:25:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Cameroon's national football team, the Indomitable Lions, is a side to reckon with at the forthcoming World Cup finals, boasts their new coach, German-born Rudi Voeller. Full text...

  • Four bid to host CAN 2006
    05 december 2001 14:19:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- South Africa, Egypt, Algeria and Gabon are bidding to host the 2006 Cup of Nations football finals, the winning bid of which would be announced at the opening of the 2002 event in Mali next January. Full text...

  • Mali takes on Cote d'Ivoire Wednesday to inaugurate stadium
    04 december 2001 23:46:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Mali national football takes on Cote d'Ivoire in Sikaso Wednesday in a friendly match to mark the official inauguration of "Babemba Traore Stadium", one of the venues of the 23rd finals of the African Cup of Nations to be held from 19 January to 10 February 2002. Full text...

  • Cameroon regrets cancellation of soccer friendly with Germany
    04 december 2001 23:01:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Cameroon Football Association expects to suffer a loss of 300 million FCFA (about 428,587 US dollars) following FIFA's cancellation of a soccer friendly the country's national team was scheduled to play against Germany in May next year. Full text...

  • Prime Minister dedicates new stadium in Bamako
    04 december 2001 22:58:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Malian Prime Minister Mande Sidibe Tuesday dedicated Bamako's Stade du 26 Mars which will serve as venue of the opening and closing ceremonies of the 23rd African Cup of Nations scheduled 19 January-10 February. Full text...

  • Algeria seeks to host African Cup in 2006
    04 december 2001 22:47:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Algeria has expressed interest in hosting the 2006 African Cup of Nations finals tournament, Mohammed Raouraoua, secretary general of the Algerian football federation said. Full text...

  • Former Cameroonian goalkeeper happy with World Cup
    04 december 2001 22:11:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Cameroon's former goalkeeper, Joseph- Antoine Bell said Monday that the World Cup 2002 draw made last Saturday was "excellent" for the "Indomitable Lions". Full text...

  • CAN 2002: The road to Mali
    04 december 2001 16:33:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Even as all finalists focus on Africa's greatest football fiesta, many among the 14 who toiled through an eliminatory round to join hosts Mali and defending champions Cameroon can hardly forget the rough road to CAN 2002. Full text...

  • Tourism Golf Media Cup highlights benefits of golf in S. Africa
    04 december 2001 13:26:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The second South African Tourism Golf Media Cup attended by 30 Pan European journalists, representing leading international golf publications, was played at courses around South Africa between 25 November and 3 December. Full text...

  • Indian Ocean Volleyball Champions' Cup set for December
    04 december 2001 13:15:00
    Victoria- Seychelles (PANA) -- The 2001 edition of the Indian Ocean Volleyball Champions' Cup will be held from 4 to 9 December at the Roche Caiman Sports Centre in the Seychelles for the second time in the history of the competition. Full text...

  • Kenya picks Challenge Cup team for Rwanda regional contest
    04 december 2001 12:59:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Following a poor showing at the recent four-nation Castle Cup tournament in Tanzania, Kenya's seasoned custodian Victor Onyango has been dropped from the team going to this weekend's regional Senior Challenge Cup tournament in Rwanda. Full text...

  • Egyptian, Zambian lead in Africa Youth Chess championship
    04 december 2001 09:22:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- After two rounds of play, an Egyptian and a Zambian now lead the pact at the 2001 Africa junior Chess championship in Lusaka, Zambia. Full text...

  • Partiality robs Congolese fighters of victory
    03 december 2001 23:07:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Poor refereeing and poor judging at the weekend robbed two professional boxers from DR Congo chance to win their bouts in Zambia's central mining city of Kitwe. Full text...

  • Commission probes selection of over-aged Botswana players
    03 december 2001 22:01:00
    Gaborone- Botswana (PANA) -- A three-member commission is investigating circumstances which led to the inclusion of five over-aged players in Botswana's national football team for the Under 20 COSAFA tournament in South Africa. Full text...

  • Kwaebibirem, Adansiman relegated in Ghanaian league
    03 december 2001 21:36:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- Kwaebibirem and Adansiman were relegated to first division football on Sunday as the curtain on Ghana's 2001 Premier Soccer League came down. Full text...

  • Black Stars leave Accra for Algiers
    03 december 2001 21:14:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- Ghana's senior national football team, the Black Stars, left Accra Monday for Algiers to play a friendly match against the Algerian national team. Full text...

  • Hassania d'Agadir, Wydad on top of Moroccan league
    03 december 2001 21:13:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Hassania d'Agadir soccer club, which started showing signs of fatigue in the sixth round of Morocco's first division championship, has made a comeback. Full text...

  • French papers comment on the France-Senegal clash
    03 december 2001 20:12:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The match pitching France against Senegal to mark the kick-off of the World Cup 2002 finals starting 31 May in Japan and South Korea has aroused enthusiastic comments in street conversations and the press in Paris. Full text...

  • Africa junior chess championship enters second round
    03 december 2001 19:23:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The 2001 Africa junior chess championship has entered its second round in Lusaka with mixed results among competing nations. Full text...

  • Weah resigns Liberian FA post
    03 december 2001 18:32:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- Liberian soccer star, George Weah, has resigned his post of Vice-president EDETRA International Affairs, at the Liberia Football Association (LFA), press reports said Monday. Full text...

  • Kenya prepares for CECAFA Challenge Cup
    03 december 2001 18:23:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya is finalising preparations for the Confederation of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA), Challenge Cup tournament slated for 8-22 December in Kigali, Rwanda. Full text...

  • Spain's Sergio Garcia lifts richest golf prize
    03 december 2001 18:20:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Sergio Garcia, a 21-year old Spaniard, won the richest prize in golf when he defeated South Africa's Ernie Els in a thrilling play-off at the Gary Player Country Club in the North West Province on Sunday. Full text...

  • FIFA, sponsorship funds help develop and improve football
    03 december 2001 13:36:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Adequate funding of African football has become a crucial factor in the development and improvement of the sport on the continent. Full text...

  • Eighth round results in Benin championship
    03 december 2001 12:53:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Following are the 8th round results and group tables in the Benin first division football championship, with matches played on Saturday and Sunday. Full text...

  • Morocco's journalists have little optimism in CAN 2002
    03 december 2001 12:40:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Sports commentators in Morocco have little optimism over their football team's chances of winning the 2002 African Cup of Nations to be played in Mali. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe lifts regional Cosafa under-20 Cup
    02 december 2001 19:21:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Zimbabwe won the Cosafa under 20 tournament Sunday after beating Angola 5-3 on penalties after regular time failed to produce any goals. Full text...

  • World Cup 2002: Kanu warns Nigerian opponents
    02 december 2001 17:45:00
    London- UK (PANA) -- Nigeria's football star, Nwankwo Kanu has warned that the Super Eagles would not be anyone's whipping boy at Korea/Japan World Cup 2002. Full text...

  • Nigerian press ponders 2002 World Cup Draw
    02 december 2001 16:38:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian newspapers Sunday played up the country's tough draw in the 2002 World Cup, to be hosted by South Korea and Japan 31 May-30 June. Full text...

  • 2002 World Cup: Nigerians upbeat despite tough draw
    02 december 2001 16:24:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian officials and fans are optimistic the country's national soccer team will not disappoint at the 2002 World Cup, despite emerging in a tough group at the draw conducted in South Korea Saturday. Full text...

  • South Africa get favourable draw for 2002 World Cup
    02 december 2001 16:00:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- There has been mixed reactions to South Africa's draw for the 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan, but most analysts give Bafana Bafana a good chance of qualifying for the second round. Full text...

  • Kaizer Chiefs win Mandela Cup
    01 december 2001 19:04:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Malawian international Patrick Mabedi's injury time goal scored from a penalty spot against visiting Angola's Inter Luanda, gave South Africa's Kaizer Chiefs the 2001 Mandela Cup. Full text...

  • IAAF ratifies Cherono, Boulami and others' world records
    30 november 2001 23:10:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) has ratified two world records set by African athletes - Kenyan Stephen Cherono and Moroccan Brahim Boulami - during the recently concluded season. Full text...

  • Cameroon's Lions size up CAN opponents
    30 november 2001 23:07:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Cameroon will cross swords with Cote d'Ivoire, DR Congo and Togo in the first round of the 23rd African Cup of Nations finals scheduled to kick off 19 January in Mali. Full text...

  • Nigeria, Egypt to compete in Africa junior chess championship
    30 november 2001 20:23:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Nigeria and Egypt join six Southern African nations in the 2001 Africa junior chess championship to be hosted by Zambia starting on Sunday. Full text...

  • Embittered Niger referee resigns
    30 november 2001 20:22:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Angered by the non-selection of Niger applicants seeking to officiate matches at next year's CAN and World Cup tournaments, a leading referee in the country's Football Association (Fenifoot) has resigned as a mark of protest. Full text...

  • Mostly Moroccan professionals for CAN 2002
    30 november 2001 18:15:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Mostly Moroccan professionals playing in European clubs will represent the Morocco in the finals of the African Cup of Nations (CAN 2002), coach Humberto Cuelho of Portugal has confirmed. Full text...

  • Mali fully prepared to host African Cup finals, says organiser
    30 november 2001 14:10:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Malian chairman of committee organising the 2002 finals of the African Cup of Nations (ACN), Sory Ibrahima Mankanguile, has reaffirmed his country's capacity to host the prestigious continental soccer event early next year. Full text...

  • Mandela's absence at African Cup final annoys Kaizer Chiefs
    30 november 2001 09:54:00
    Johannesburg - South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's Kaizer Chiefs have publicly expressed their disappointment that former resident Nelson Mandela will not attend Saturday's African club cup final of the trophy named after him. Full text...

  • DR Congo boxers arrive to test Zambia's best
    30 november 2001 08:52:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Two top boxers from the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrived in the central mining city of Kitwe for non-title fights against Zambian opponents in a seven- bout boxing contest. Full text...

  • IAAF re-opens bid for 2005 World Championships
    29 november 2001 20:27:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has opened the bid for the 2005 World Championship, following the British authorities' withdrawal of London as a venue. Full text...

  • Kotoko, King Faisal for Ghana FA Cup final
    29 november 2001 11:40:00
    ACCRA- Ghana (PANA) -- Kumasi Asante Kotoko and King Faisal reached the knockout final in style on Wednesday after crashing their respective opponents. Full text...

  • Madjer picks squad for Algeria-Ghana friendly
    28 november 2001 22:42:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Algerian coach Rabah Madjer has selected 24 players for a training camp starting 2 December ahead of a warm-up match three days later with Ghana's Black Stars, as both countries prepare for the 2002 Nations Cup finals billed for Mali. Full text...

  • Local Moroccan selection camps ahead of CAN 2002
    28 november 2001 22:28:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- In the countdown to next January's Cup of Nations finals in Mali, Moroccan national football coach Humberto Coelho has called 18 local players to camp beginning next Monday in Rabat. Full text...

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