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  • League leaders widen gap at the top
    27 september 2001 12:12:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian premier football league leaders, Nkana United, have opened a six-point lead at the top of the table after they thumped Roan United 1-0 in a mid-week fixture. Full text...

  • Akhasamba to defend WBB title in Germany Saturday
    27 september 2001 11:42:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's reigning World Boxing Board (WBB) champion, Joseph Akhasamba, will defend his title in Germany on Saturday. Full text...

  • Former cricket captain Hansie Cronje challenges life ban
    27 september 2001 10:02:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Judgement is expected Thursday in the court case involving former South African national cricket captain Hansie Cronje who is challenging his life ban from the game in the Pretoria High Court. Full text...

  • FAZ opens talks with potential sponsors
    27 september 2001 09:42:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The Football Association of Zambia has opened discussions with world sportswear manufacturers in order to identify a new sponsor to replace L-Sporto of Italy. Full text...

  • Ivorian national team to begin residential training
    26 september 2001 23:02:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Cote d'Ivoire's national soccer team, popularly known as "The Elephants" begins residential training in France on 30 September to prepare for the 2002 finals of the African Cup of Nations (ACN) in Mali. Full text...

  • Africa's hopes dashed as Kenya tumbles
    26 september 2001 15:07:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Africa's hope of making an impact in the ongoing Seventh Girls Youth Volleyball Championship in Croatia was dashed Tuesday when Kenya was ousted out of the contest after Spain beat the Africans 3-0. Full text...

  • Leadership wrangles bogging Kenyan football down
    26 september 2001 14:31:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya will in three weeks be participating in a crucial international event - the Castle Cup's four-nation tournament. Full text...

  • Kumbo Strikers through to Cup Winners Cup semis
    26 september 2001 09:36:00
    Douala- Cameroon (PANA) -- Cameroonian club side Kumbo Strikers beat Evizo of Gabon 2-0 in their African Cup Winners Cup quarterfinal return leg played Tuesday in Douala. Full text...

  • Moroccan grandmaster is new African chess champion
    25 september 2001 16:03:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Moroccan Grandmaster, Hichiem Hamdouchi, has emerged as the new African chess champion after beating South African Wathu Kobese in a play-off. Full text...

  • CAF suspends Zambia's national team coach
    25 september 2001 13:51:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Dutch-born Zambian soccer coach, Jan Brouwer, has been handed a one-year ban by the Confederation of African Football for indiscipline. Full text...

  • Kenya suffers second defeat
    25 september 2001 12:15:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya, Africa's representative at the ongoing 7th International Volleyball Girls Youth Championship in Croatia, has suffered its second straight defeat, losing 0-3 to Chinese Taipei late Monday. Full text...

  • Wydad Casablanca eliminated in semi-final
    24 september 2001 19:52:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Wydad of Casablanca was eliminated from the African Football Confederation semi- final after a 1-0 defeat by Jeunesse Sportive of Kabylie on Sunday in Algiers. Full text...

  • South African cricket team returns home for short break
    24 september 2001 19:45:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's cricket team came back home unexpectedly on Monday from Zimbabwe, where they still have two one-day matches to play. Full text...

  • 582 million FCFA for preparation of 'Elephants' team
    24 september 2001 19:09:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The Ivorian government has given the Ivorian Football Federation 582 million FCFA (810,450 dollars) to meet costs of readying the national team for the 2002 African Cup of Nations tournament. Full text...

  • Sundowns beat Mazembe 1-0 in African Champions League
    24 september 2001 16:16:00
    Johannesburg - South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's Sundowns defeated visiting TP Mazembe of DR Congo 1-0 in their second leg, African Soccer Champions League match Sunday. Full text...

  • ASKO Kara win Royals Cup
    24 september 2001 14:47:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- ASKO of Kara won the third edition of the Royals Cup by beating Gomido of Kpalime 3-0 in the final played Sunday evening in Lome. Full text...

  • JS Kabylie qualify for CAF Cup semi-finals
    24 september 2001 14:43:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Current holders Jeunesse Sportive Kabylie (JSK) of Algeria are through to the semi-finals of the CAF cup after beating WAC of Casablanca 1-0 in their return leg quarter-final match played Sunday in the Algerian capital. Full text...

  • Africa Sports through to CAF Cup semi-finals
    24 september 2001 14:06:00
    Abidjan- Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Africa Sports of Abidjan are through to the semi-finals of the CAF Cup (for league runners-up) after beating Ghana's Goldfields 2-0 in a return quarterfinal match played Sunday in the Ivorian economic capital. Full text...

  • Kotoko lose grounds in title chase
    24 september 2001 13:08:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- Ghana's Asante Kotoko football club of Kumasi suffered a severe jolt in its quest to win the country's premier league title when they lost 0-1 to Ghapoha at the weekend. Full text...

  • Kenya lose opening volleyball match
    24 september 2001 12:16:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya got off to a shaky start in the current 7th Girls' Youth World Championship in Croatia when the hosts beat them 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-8) in their opening match over the weekend. Full text...

  • Zambian striker banned for doping
    24 september 2001 10:04:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian football striker Rotson Kilambe has been banned indefinitely from both club and international tournaments after he tested positive for using illicit performance enhancing drugs two months ago. Full text...

  • Club Africain for semi-finals of African Cup Winners
    22 september 2001 19:52:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisia's Club Africain advaned to the semi-finals of the African Cup Winners Cup championship with a 3-1 home victory over Zamalek of Egypt Friday. Full text...

  • Cosmos through to q-finals of SA Coca-Cola Cup
    22 september 2001 17:24:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Jomo Cosmos advanced to the quarter-finals of South Africa's two-million-rand (about 250,000-US-dollar) Coca-Cola Cup Saturday with a 1-0 victory over Bush Bucks. Full text...

  • South African sponsors eyeing East Africa
    22 september 2001 13:08:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- South Africa Breweries' keen interest in African football is adding a new dimension to the popular sport in the Great Lakes region. Full text...

  • French head coach of the Lions turns down tempting offer
    21 september 2001 23:43:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegal's football coach, Bruno Metsu, Friday turned down a 500,000 FF monthly salary (69,600 US dollars) offered by Sedan, a French premier league team, reliable sources told the Senegalese Press Agency (APS). Full text...

  • Benin holds third National Taekwondo competition
    21 september 2001 23:21:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- More than 300 athletes are expected to take part in Benin's third national Taekwondo championship slated for Cotonou Saturday. Full text...

  • African rivals with much in common
    21 september 2001 20:26:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- On the tracks they cannot hide their rivalry, yet Ethiopia's Haile Gebresalassie and Kenya's Paul Tergat have so much in common. Full text...

  • Kenya launches cricket academy
    21 september 2001 20:07:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya appeared off to realising its dream to produce all-round cricketers when it launched a national cricket academy in Nairobi on Wednesday. Full text...

  • Kenyan cyclists off to Australia
    21 september 2001 19:56:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Two Kenyan cyclists left the country Friday for Australia to take part in the international Kangaroo tour set for 22-30 September. Full text...

  • Namibia Cricket Board announces squad
    20 september 2001 23:22:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) -- The Namibia Cricket Board (NBC) has announced the names of the players selected to represent Namibia in a quadrangular tournament against South African Correctional Services, Boland Academy and the Western Province Academy. Full text...

  • German lab finds suspended Algerian athlete innocent
    20 september 2001 22:39:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Results from a Cologne laboratory, where a second expert opinion was sought on the suspension of Algerian athlete Ali Saidi-Sief for doping, suggest the athlete was innocent, authorities in Algiers said. Full text...

  • Boxers set aside weekend for showdown
    20 september 2001 19:58:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) -- Over 80 Namibian boxers will compete against each other in a tournament that will take place at Midgard Lodge here on Friday and Saturday. Full text...

  • Cameroon back in Castle Cup tourney
    20 september 2001 14:00:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Cameroon has reversed its decision and bounced back to take part in the East Africa Castle Cup tournament to be held in Tanzania in October. Full text...

  • Kenya's Bilali gets bye to Commonwealth Games
    20 september 2001 13:33:00
    Nairobi Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan boxer Suleiman Bilali has got a bye to next year's Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England. Full text...

  • Kenyan cross-country veterans return to the pitch
    20 september 2001 10:26:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan athletics fans will on 29 September converge at the Central Kenya highland town of Nyahururu to cheer some of the country's track champions of yesteryears who will participate in a rare track event in honour of one of their own. Full text...

  • Springbok flyhalf suspended for dangerous tackles
    20 september 2001 07:58:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South African Springbok rugby flyhalf Butch James was suspended Thursday from the game for six weeks with immediate effect for dangerous play during a weekend Currie Cup match. Full text...

  • Namibia among Africa's best 20
    19 september 2001 20:31:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) -- Notwithstanding the country's relative inactivity in the last two months, Namibia still ranks among the world's top 100 in the game of football. Full text...

  • Kenyan volleyball to leave for Croatia Thursday
    19 september 2001 14:08:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Twelve Kenyan volleyball players are scheduled to leave Nairobi Thursday night for Croatia to participate in the 22-30 September Girls' World Youth Championship. Full text...

  • Nigerian Paralympic Dies
    19 september 2001 13:22:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian paralympic Edith Nzuruike has died after a protracted illness, according to officials of the country's Special Sports Federation. Full text...

  • Tergat included in Kenyan Marathon team
    19 september 2001 12:46:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Five-time former World cross-country champion Paul Tergat is among the nine Kenyan athletes picked for next month's World Half Marathon Championship in Bristol, England. Full text...

  • Babayaro invited for Nigeria-Japan soccer friendly
    19 september 2001 11:34:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria has called up 18 professionals for a friendly soccer match against Japan in London 7 October to begin the team's preparations for the 2002 African Cup of Nations and FIFA World Cup finals. Full text...

  • Squabble keeps Namibians off world marathon
    18 september 2001 21:28:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) -- In the face of a feud between two local sports bodies, it has emerged that no Namibian athlete would compete in the World Half Marathon Championships scheduled for 6 October in Bristol, England. Full text...

  • FIFA to finance a training centre in Praia
    18 september 2001 21:28:00
    Praia- Cape Verde (PANA) -- The International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) has decided to finance the building of a training centre as well as an office for the Cape Verdian Football Federation (CFF), CFF sources said Monday. Full text...

  • Namibian, Nigerian women to meet in friendly tie
    18 september 2001 20:03:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) -- Nigeria's women's football team is due in Windhoek next week for a friendly match with their Namibian counterparts. Full text...

  • Slum boys give hope to depressed Kenyan soccer
    18 september 2001 19:18:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Started about 10 years ago by Undugu Society, a Kenyan Catholic Church organisation, as a way of rehabilitating street urchins in the sprawling Mathare Valley slum area in Nairobi, the Mathare Football Club has baffled the country's soccer fraternity. Full text...

  • Ghana FA chairman says corruption was killing local soccer
    18 september 2001 13:50:00
    Kumasi- Ghana (PANA) -- Ghana Football Association's Chairman, Ben Kuofie has accused the country's soccer administration of malpractice that had led to stagnation in the discipline. Full text...

  • Mediterranean games end successfully in Tunis
    17 september 2001 23:44:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- The 14th Mediterranean Games (MG) hosted by Tunisia from 2 to 15 September ended Saturday in a blaze of glory at the new 7 November Olympics Stadium of Rades in the southern suburbs of Tunis. Full text...

  • Dakar hosts jumping course
    17 september 2001 22:52:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The International Associations of Athletics Federation's regional athletics centre of Dakar will from 23 September to 6 October hold a jumping course, an official communiqué said Monday in Dakar. Full text...

  • 20 boxers start training camp Tuesday
    17 september 2001 21:38:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) -- Twenty boxers from the National Boxing Development Programme (NBDP) are to start a 10-day training camp Tuesday to prepare for an international friendly tournament against Botswana. Full text...

  • Soccer idol snubs coaching overture
    17 september 2001 21:30:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian football idol, Kalusha Bwalya, has reportedly turned down an offer from the Football Association of Zambia to drill the national team together with former trainer Roald Poulsen ahead of the Mali 2002 African Nations Cup. Full text...

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