African News

Leekens defends Volker, Giresse

Tunisia coach Georges Leekens admitted he had tears in his eyes when Senegal and Cameroon media attacked their respective mentors Alain Giresse and Volker Finke.

Guinea get luck of the draw

Guinea will face Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after the drawing of lots decided who finished second in Group D on Thursday.

Bwalya avoids the blame game

FAZ president Kalusha Bwalya insists that nobody is to blame after Zambia's premature exit from the Africa Cup of Nations earlier this week.

Allardyce slams Senegalese FA

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has criticised the Senegal Football Federation for their handling of Cheikhou Kouyate and defended his decision to play the injured Diafra Sakho.

Stars duo sail to Soweto

The Platinum Stars duo of Tshepo Gumede and Siyabonga Mpontshane will now compete for Orlando Pirates, after signing with the club on Thursday.

Adira loss still stinging Sugar

Chemelil Sugar team manager Said Rajab admits the departure of goalkeeper Jairus Adira to Sony Sugar has been a "painful loss" for the Kenyan Premier League club.

Segolela parts ways with Pirates

Orlando Pirates confirmed on Thursday that Tlou Segolela will no longer ply his trade at the club, after he secured a future at Platinum Stars.

Renard expects tough test

Cote d'Ivoire coach Herve Renard admits Algeria will prove a "very difficult" team to play in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals on Sunday.

Chukwu slams AFCON strikers

Former Nigeria coach Christian Chukwu feels the strikers at AFCON 2015 are responsible for the alarming amount of draws the tournament has produced.

Fredericks slams keeper change

Stanton Fredericks believes Shakes Mashaba shot himself in the foot by withdrawing Darren Keet for Bafana's last two matches at AFCON.

Mbia: Lions must keep faith

Stephane Mbia has urged Cameroon to remain positive, despite their early exit at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday night.

Inter targeting Toure swoop

Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini has revealed the Italian Serie A giants are working on a deal to sign Manchester City's Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure.

Aces: Ndoro going nowhere

Mpumalanga Black Aces have confirmed that Zimbabwean forward Tendai Ndoro will continue to ply his trade at the club this season.

Modise: Downs ready for war

Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Teko Modise believes that his team is thoroughly prepared for what will be a critical month of football in February.

Brazilians run CAF recon

Mike Ntombela did some reconnaissance for Sundowns this week as they prepare for a CAF Champions League fixture against St Michel United.


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