Friday , March 22 2019

Africa

PUMA signs multi-year partnership with Egypt Football Association!

German Sports company PUMA has signed a new multi-year partnership with the Egyptian Football Association, which will see the brand once again team up with Africa’s most successful team. The deal allows PUMA to continue its proud legacy with teams on the African continent and cement its reputation as a …

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Mohamed Salah named African Player of the Year!

Liverpool FC and Egypt playmaker Mohamed Salah has defended his African Player of the Year award ahead of club-mate Sadio Mane and 2015 winner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The winner Salah received the award for his exploits in 2018 and teh winner was unveiled at the Awards Gala on Tuesday, January 8, …

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Kgatlana, Ordega & Oshoala in final three for African Women’s Player of the Year!

Nigerian duo Asisat Oshoala and Francisca Ordega, and South African Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana have made the final three for the African Women’s Player of the Year 2018. The three made the cut after a performance-filled year which saw them make headlines at both club and national levels. Oshoala, winner for …

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African Player of the Year: Aubameyang, Mane, Salah make top three!

Reigning African Player of the Year, Mohamed Salah, his Liverpool club-mate Sadio Mane and 2015 winner, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, have made the top three for the most prestigious individual accolade in African football. A repeat of last year, the three players will be hoping to begin the year with the crown …

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Al Ahly SC and UMBRO agree Partnership deal!

English kit maker UMBRO has added Egyptian giants Al Ahly SC to their roster of sponsored and kitted clubs around the world. The Egyptian giants were named ‘Club of the 20th Century’ by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and are regarded as the continent’s most successful club – with …

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Nike’s The NATIVE’s Football Shirt is Worthy of the Pitch & the Dance Hall!

Across Nigeria, street football has a common element: Tires used for goals. This reality plays in the abstract on The NATIVE’s collaborative Nike Football shirt. Against a black body, desert sand tire marks reference the streets of Lagos, grounding the design as 100-percent Naija both in place and in mindset. …

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Shortlists for latest CAF Awards 2018 revealed!

The journey towards the coronation of best performers for the CAF Awards 2018 gathers momentum with the announcement of the shortlists for the various categories. The shortlisted nominees were decided by votes from the members of the CAF Technical and Development Committee. The final phase will involve votes from CAF …

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CAF strips Cameroon of the hosting rights of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations!

The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) yesterday discussed and announced the organisation of the upcoming Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), due to be held in Cameroon. After significant debate and having received detailed updates from numerous inspection visits over nearly 18 months, CAF has noted that a number of …

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New FIFA Regional Development Office opens in Johannesburg!

In a major step forward for the development of football in Africa, FIFA has announced the official opening of its second regional development office on the African continent yesterday, November 28 following the official inauguration of a new office in Johannesburg, South Africa. In line with FIFA 2.0 and its …

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