African News

Lekgwathi not having much luck

Orlando Pirates captain Lucky Lekgwathi was not able to return to training this week as he has contracted the flu.

Masuku chomping at the bit

Orlando Pirates midfielder Khetokwakhe Masuku is still confident he can win over the favour of coach Vladimir Vermezovic this season.

Masehe wants TKO silverware

Free State Stars midfielder Paulus Masehe thinks that his team can upset the applecart during this year's Telkom Knockout campaign.

Rosslee gunning for Celtic

Craig Rosslee said the TKO fixture against Bloemfontein Celtic on Saturday would provide the ideal opportunity for AmaZulu to gather some momentum.

Onyango seeks Stars scalp

Jerim Onyango acknowledges that there might need to be a paradigm shift at his club, as it prepares for the most difficult part of the season.

Musana embraces new role

Ronald Musana has embraced the idea of playing in a more central striking role for the Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) during the current season.

Parker ready to earn his place

Bernard Parker admits it will tough to force his way back into the Chiefs line-up after spending the past few months sidelined through injury.

Mathibe encourages Kapini

AmaZulu second-choice goalkeeper Aubrey Mathibe has defended team-mate Tapuwa Kapini for his blunder in Friday's 2-0 defeat to Bidvest Wits.

Sane blow for Bordeaux

Bordeaux are expected to be without captain Lamine Sane for at least a month after announcing he will need surgery on his knee.

Iorfa bitter about result

Dominic Iorfa, who was defeated by Amaju Pinnick in the NFF polls on Tuesday, said the result was not an accurate reflection of the people's will.

Were laments AFCON miss

Kenya international Paul Were has reaffirmed his disappointment following their early elimination from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Giwa refuses to budge

Nigeria Football Federation faction leader Christopher Giwa said he did not recognise Amaju Pinnick as the president of the newly-elected administration.

Chukwu takes pride in NPL

Nigerian coach Christian Chukwu said tremendous strides had been made in that country's domestic football during the past 54 years.

Gyan caught in race row

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has accused an opposition player of racially abusing him in an AFC Champions League match on Tuesday.

Khune steps up recovery

Kaizer Chiefs skipper Itumeleng Khune has been given the all-clear to continue his recovery from an ankle injury without the assistance of a moon boot.

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