Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of Day 4 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches played on Tuesday. Group A Niger 0-4 Algeria Table after 4 matches 1. Algeria            10 pts 2. Burkina Faso   10 3. Niger                 3 4. Djibouti        [...]
©- - 13 october 2021 - 05:24:31 - thread Sports (175 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of Day 4 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches played on Monday. Group A Burkina Faso 2-0 Djibouti Table after 4 matches (Algeria and Niger have played 3 matches) 1. Burkina Faso               10 2. Algeria              [...]
©- - 12 october 2021 - 05:27:02 - thread Sports (159 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of Day 4 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches played on Sunday. Group B Zambia 1-1 Equatorial Guinea Mauritania 0-0 Tunisia Table after 4 matches 1. Tunisia                   10 2. Equatorial Guinea     7 3 Zambia                [...]
©- - 11 october 2021 - 05:10:43 - thread Sports (177 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of Day 3 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches played on Saturday. Group G Ethiopia 1-3 South Africa Ghana 3-1 Zimbabwe Table after 3 matches 1. South Africa        7 pts 2. Ghana                 6  3. Ethiopia            [...]
©- - 10 october 2021 - 05:47:51 - thread Sports (176 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of some Day 3 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches played on Friday. Group A Algeria 6-1 Niger Djibouti 4-0 Burkina Faso Table after 3 matches 1. Algeria            7 2. Burkina Faso   7 3. Niger              3 4. Djibouti      [...]
©- - 09 october 2021 - 08:07:20 - thread Sports (165 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of some Day 3 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches played on Thursday. Group B Equatorial Guinea 2-0 Zambia Tunisia 3-0 Mauritania Table after 3 matches 1. Tunisia                  9 pts 2. Equatorial Guinea  6 3. Zambia              [...]
©- - 08 october 2021 - 05:30:33 - thread Sports (198 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of some Day 3 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches played on Wednesday. Group I Guinea 1-1 Sudan Morocco 5-0 Guinea Bissau The following are the fixtures for Thursday. Group B Equatorial Guinea vs Zambia Tunisia vs Mauritania Group C Liberia vs Cape Verde Nigeria vs Central African Republic Group E Rwanda vs Uganda Mali vs Kenya Group J DR Congo vs Madagascar Tanzania [...]
©- - 07 october 2021 - 08:02:38 - thread Sports (102 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – For the first time in 18 months, spectators will be permitted to attend a major sporting fixture. The South African Football Association (SAFA) on Tuesday confirmed that the gates will open at Soccer City next Tuesday for the national team’s World Cup qualifier against [...]
©- - 06 october 2021 - 13:27:22 - thread Sports (272 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South African football fans who are vaccinated against COVID-19 will receive free entry to watch the national team play Ethiopia in a key World Cup qualifier next week. South African Football Association President Danny Jordaan said the deal would apply to half the tickets available. South [...]
©- - 01 october 2021 - 13:39:52 - thread Sports (183 words)


Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) – Rwanda football league  2021/22 will kick off on 30 October, the national football governing body, FERWAFA, has confirmed. It explained that the start of the football season has been postponed from 17 October to allow the second division time for conclusion of its current league. FERWAFA tournaments coordinator, [...]
©- - 28 september 2021 - 18:15:50 - thread Sports (152 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The Ghana Football Association (GFA) on Friday unveiled Serbian Milovan Rajevac as the coach of the senior national football team, the Black Stars. This will be his second time as head coach of the Black Stars as he returns after 11 years. Popularly called "Milo", he was unveiled [...]
©- - 24 september 2021 - 17:11:37 - thread Sports (181 words)


Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Botswana Football Association (BFA) has engaged its medical experts to develop guidelines to align with the country’s COVID-19 guidelines, as active sports remains suspended. The development comes as the Association continues to lobby government to open up for playing of football. Mclean Letshwiti, the BFA President, on Friday [...]
©- - 17 september 2021 - 11:30:00 - thread Sports (276 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana Football Association (GFA) has sacked the head coach of the senior national football team, the Black Stars, Charles Akonnor, with immediate effect, for poor performance. Also dismissed are his two assistants -- Ghanaian David Duncan and Dutchman Patrick Greveraars. A statement on the website of the GFA said [...]
©- - 13 september 2021 - 18:51:12 - thread Sports (287 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The Interclub Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has decided that all three fixtures involving clubs from Guinea in the preliminary stages will be played in a single leg at away venues following the political and security situation in Guinea after  last Sunday's coup [...]
©- - 09 september 2021 - 10:40:55 - thread Sports (175 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the standings after Day 2 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches.  The match between Morocco and Guinea has been postponed following the military coup in Guinea. Group A 1. Algeria                  4 pts 2. Burkina Faso         4  3. [...]
©- - 08 september 2021 - 05:56:09 - thread Sports (212 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are results of Day 2 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches played on Tuesday. Group A Burkina Faso 1-1 Algeria Group B Equatorial Guinea 1-0 Mauritania Zambia 0-2 Tunisia Group C Cape Verde 1-2 Niger Group D Malawi 1-0 Mozambique Group F Angola 0-1 Libya Group G Ethiopia 1-0 Zimbabwe Group H Congo 1-3 Senegal Group I Sudan 2-4 Guinea [...]
©- - 08 september 2021 - 05:23:30 - thread Sports (106 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are results of some Day 2 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches played on Monday. Group A Djibouti 2-4 Niger Group C Central African Republic 0-1 Liberia  Group D Cote d'Ivoire 2-1 Cameroon Group E Uganda 0-0 Mali Group G South Africa 1-0 Ghana Group I Guinea vs Morocco (Postponed) Group J Benin 1-1 DR Congo -0- PANA [...]
©- - 07 september 2021 - 05:47:56 - thread Sports (94 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr is upbeat the Super Eagles can pull off a positive result as the West Africans head for the Island of Mindelo for their MatchDay 2 away tie to Cape Verde on Tuesday. The Super Eagles took command of Group C following a 2-0 [...]
©- - 06 september 2021 - 09:29:11 - thread Sports (465 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the full fixtures of Day 2 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches to be played from Sunday to Tuesday. Sunday, 5 September Group E Rwanda v Kenya Group H Togo vs Namibia Group F Gabon vs Egypt Monday, 6 September Group A Djibouti vs Niger Group J Benin vs DR Congo Group E Uganda vs Mali Group [...]
©- - 04 september 2021 - 08:22:31 - thread Sports (175 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of some Day 1 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches played on Friday. Group B Mauritania 1-2 Zambia Tunisia 3-0 Equatorial Guinea Group C Nigeria 2-0 Liberia Group D Mozambique 0-0 Cote d'Ivoire Cameroon 2-0 Malawi Group G Ghana 1-0 Ethiopia -0- PANA MA/AR 4Sept2021 [...]
©- - 04 september 2021 - 05:44:56 - thread Sports (84 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of some Day 1 Africa 2nd round 2022 World Cup qualifying matches played on Thursday. Group A Niger 0-2 Burkina Faso Algeria 8-0 Djibouti Group E Kenya 0-0 Uganda Group H Namibia 1-1 Congo Group I Morocco 2-0 Sudan Group J DRC 1-1 Tanzania Madagascar 0-1 Benin The following are fixtures for some Day 1 [...]
©- - 03 september 2021 - 05:18:12 - thread Sports (124 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Top South African football players Thabiso Kutumela and Thibang Phete will miss the country’s World Cup qualifiers against Zimbabwe and Ghana after testing positive for COVID-19. Phete, who represents Portuguese club Belenenses F.C. is in isolation while Kutumela who is a midfielder for Pretoria’s Mamelodi [...]
©- - 02 september 2021 - 12:03:05 - thread Sports (185 words)


Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Zambia midfielder Enock Mwepu hopes that Friday’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B African qualifier against Mauritania will be the start of good times again for Chipolopolo. Chipolopolo begin their race to Qatar in the wake of a rough last five years in which they have [...]
©- - 02 september 2021 - 11:09:57 - thread Sports (587 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are fixtures of some Day 1 matches the African qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, to be played on Thursday. Group A Algeria vs Djibouti Niger vs Burkina Faso Group E Kenya vs Uganda Group H Namibia vs Congo Group I Morocco vs Sudan Group J Madagascar vs Benin DR Congo vs Tanzania -0- [...]
©- - 02 september 2021 - 08:54:40 - thread Sports (84 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are the results of some Day 1 Africa's round 2 World Cup qualifying matches played on Wednesday. Group C Central African Republic 1-1 Cape Verde Group E Mali 1-0 Rwanda Group F Egypt 1-0 Angola Libya 2-1 Gabon Group H Senegal 2-0 Togo Group I Guinea-Bissau 1-1 Guinea  -0- PANA MA 2Sept2021 [...]
©- - 02 september 2021 - 05:42:18 - thread Sports (82 words)


Durban, South Africa (PANA) - Zambia’s Green Buffaloes and Botswana’s Double Action Ladies have booked their places in semi-finals of the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Qualifiers for the TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League 2021 They will play respectively Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa and Black Rhinos of Zimbabwe. Zambia’s [...]
©- - 01 september 2021 - 05:26:11 - thread Sports (321 words)


Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (PANA) - The final first leg of the CAF TotalEnergies Women's Champions League qualifying round in the Central African Football Federations' Union (UNIFFAC) zone was a full display of talents for the host team, Malabo King FC. At the Estadio de Malabo in Equatorial Guinea, the locals outscored [...]
©- - 01 september 2021 - 05:22:51 - thread Sports (217 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are Matchday 1 fixtures for the African qualifying competition for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The matches will be played as follows in September. Sept . 1 Central African Republic vs Cape Verde at Stade de la Reunification - Douala (Cameroon) Senegal vs Togo at Stade [...]
©- - 31 august 2021 - 19:55:12 - thread Sports (224 words)


Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa (PANA) - South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns and Zimbabwe’s Black Rhinos Queens are the first two teams to secure semifinal spots at the COSAFA Qualifiers of the TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League 2021. This follows their respective victories over Double Action Ladies (Botswana) and TURA Magic from [...]
©- - 29 august 2021 - 19:23:38 - thread Sports (257 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Mali coach Mohamed Magassouba, on Thursday unveiled a list of players who will face Rwanda on September 1, 2021, at the Grand Stade d'Agadir in Morocco and Uganda on September 6, 2021, at St Mary Stadium-Kitende for the first two days of qualifying for the FIFA [...]
©- - 27 august 2021 - 19:32:30 - thread Sports (265 words)


Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (PANA) - Equatorial Guinea's Malabo King will continue their qualification bid against DR Congo's FCF Amani in the final of Central African Football Federations' Union (UNIFFAC) Qualifiers for the TotalEnergies CAF Women's Champions League on Sunday, August 29, at Estadio de Malabo. The Equatorial Guineans eliminated Louves Minproff, [...]
©- - 27 august 2021 - 19:31:45 - thread Sports (433 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The Burkinabe national team will face Niger and Algeria respectively on September 2 and 7, 2021 in Marrakech, Morocco, as part of Match-days 1 and 2 of the FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022 Qualifiers According to coach Kamou Malo, the list of 27 players unveiled on [...]
©- - 27 august 2021 - 18:49:37 - thread Sports (450 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Tusker FC were crowned the 2020/21 Football Kenya Federation Premier League champions after beating Bidco United 2-1 at the Utalii Complex in their final match of the season on Sunday. Rodgers Aloro and Henry Meja scored the goals for the brewers who finished the season with 62 [...]
©- - 23 august 2021 - 19:33:59 - thread Sports (234 words)


Yaounde, Cameroon (PANA) - Facing "Salah's Gang" for their first match of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021, is a scenario the Nigeria Super Eagles could have done without. However, the draw decided otherwise, and Nigeria will face Egypt on January 11, 2022, at the Roumdé-Adjia Stadium in Garoua. It [...]
©- - 23 august 2021 - 19:26:34 - thread Sports (371 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The second round of the African qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica will take place in September and October 2021, according to fixtures reported in the website of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Below are the fixtures: First Leg (23, 24, [...]
©- - 22 august 2021 - 18:46:15 - thread Sports (205 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The zonal Women’s Champions League qualifiers for the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) have finally been set to run from 28 August to 9 September in Nairobi, Kenya. Auka Gacheo, the Executive Director of CECAFA, told CAF on Saturday that a mini draw [...]
©- - 22 august 2021 - 08:17:06 - thread Sports (259 words)


Lome, Togo (PANA) Appointed only in May, Paulo Duarte has finally signed his contract as Togo's Soccer Head coach. And as soon as he was presented, he also issued his first list of players to face Senegal and Namibia in the qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022. A great [...]
©- - 22 august 2021 - 07:51:20 - thread Sports (331 words)


Yaounde, Cameroon (PANA) - Malawi coach Meck Mwase has reacted to the draw for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals, saying his Flames need to prepare mentally and physically if they are to excel past the group stages. Mwase spoke soon after the draw at Yaounde Conference Centre on [...]
©- - 18 august 2021 - 17:40:33 - thread Sports (415 words)


Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) - The following is the result of the draw, held on Tuesday in Yaounde, for the delayed TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Cameroon 2021, which will take place from 9 January to 6 February 2022. The opening match will be between hosts and five-time Africa Cup of [...]
©- - 18 august 2021 - 05:09:44 - thread Sports (329 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The two Senegalese representatives in continental club football competitions were Friday notified of their opponents in the first-round. Teungueth FC, the national champions, drew the jackpot by falling on Asec Mimosas of Abidjan in the African Champions League while Diambars will cross paths with Wakriya Athletic Club [...]
©- - 13 august 2021 - 20:26:31 - thread Sports (283 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The Senegalese national football team will be able to play its first match in Group H of the "Qatar 2022" World Cup qualifiers in September against Togo at the Lat Dior stadium in Thies, 70 km east of the capital. The stadium infrastructure, which was not approved [...]
©- - 13 august 2021 - 19:53:28 - thread Sports (145 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan prosecutor general, Seddik Al-Sour, on Thursday ordered the arrest of the president of the Libyan Mini-football Federation following the death of a Libyan Futsal player, Ayman Al-Nagrish. The player was said to have contracted malaria during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations mini-football tournament held [...]
©- - 05 august 2021 - 20:28:22 - thread Sports (259 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Nigeria’s Rivers Angels and Ghanaian side, Hasaacas Ladies, secured their slots at the maiden TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League later this year after reaching the final of the WAFU-B qualifiers on Monday night. The two sides won their semi-final matches at the six-team WAFU-B qualifiers at the [...]
©- - 03 august 2021 - 17:26:49 - thread Sports (763 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Despite her modest personality, former Nigerian international Ngozi Eucharia Uche is a foremost achiever among her peers on the continent with many first-class records under her belt both as a player and coach of the Super Falcons. The first of five children, Uche scored Nigeria’s first ever [...]
©- - 03 august 2021 - 17:17:30 - thread Sports (1414 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - August 3, 1996, would be etched forever in the memory of African football custodian and even more so for soccer-mad Nigerian fans who celebrated with glee the country and indeed the continent’s historic first soccer gold medal win at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, [...]
©- - 03 august 2021 - 17:09:19 - thread Sports (3270 words)


Zurich, Switzerland (PANA) - The world football body, FIFA, launched a UN-backed campaign on Monday designed to raise awareness of potentially damaging mental health issues, and encourage people everywhere to seek help when they need it. The #ReachOut campaign, has teamed up with the World Health Organization (WHO), and the influential [...]
©- - 03 august 2021 - 06:09:07 - thread Sports (685 words)


São Vicente, Cape Verde (PANA) - AS Mandé of Mali beat Dakar Sacré-Cœur of Senegal 4-0 on Friday, in São Vicente to qualify for the first TotalEnergies CAF Women's Champions League. AS Mandé, who knew that a victory would get them the ticket to Egypt, made their intentions clear in the [...]
©- - 01 august 2021 - 03:46:53 - thread Sports (319 words)