[Observer]Less than three weeks before The Cranes take on Liberia in a must-win 2014 World Cup qualifier at Namboole stadium, there is little in terms of hype and preparation to suggest Uganda is ready for the do-or-die tie, writes Elly Kyeyune.
[New Era]The Reiterverein Swakopmund (RVS) successfully hosted the 6th Langer Heinrich Uranium Mine (LHU) show jumping tournament, in the coastal town of Swakopmund.
[New Era]The MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) title is still to go down to the wire after Katutura giants African Stars and Black Africa played to a goalless draw, in what was supposed to be a potential title decider at a packed to the rafters Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday night.
[FrontPageAfrica]G. W. Gibson High School have won the Liberia National Handball Association (LNHA) 2013 inter-schools league.
[Namibian]The Namibia Premier League title race remained wide open after Black Africa and African Stars played to a thrilling draw in front of a near capacity crowd at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday night.
[This Day]Beijing 2008 Olympics medallist and Team Nigeria Captain to the 2012 London Olympics, Chika Chukwumerije, has appealed to the Germany Embassy to reconsider its stance on not granting visas to the Nigerian national team expected to embark on training tour of Germany this week.
[This Day]Heartland Sunday displaced Kano Pillars at the top of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) table after they beat ABS FC of Ilorin 1- 0 at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri.
[This Day]A former Governor of Abia State and Pillar of Sports, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has congratulated Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye on his appointment as the director general of the National Sports Commission (NSC).
[The Herald]SOUTH African Premiership side University of Pretoria assistant coach Selaotse Mosala and the club chief scout Paul Matthews, who are looking for players to beef up their squad, were at the National Sports Stadium yesterday.
[Vanguard]I didn't want to bog readers with the news that yours sincerely was appointed into the Board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF as one of the Stakeholders of the game but something has necessitated it hence I am writing on it today.
[Vanguard]Felix Akiojano is a former football defender from Nigeria. He played for Pedro FC in Sapele, Concord FC Abeokuta and now coach of Jaipur football club of India. In this interview with Sports Extravaganza, he revealed how he rose from grass to grace, his sojourn in India and why Nigeria needs to lay more emphasis on football academy. Excerpts:
[Namibian]Defending champions Western Suburbs got off to a winning start in the Namibian Rugby Premier League after a narrow 24-21 victory against Rehoboth on Saturday.
[Daily News]TWO Manchester United officials -- Relationship Director Anthony Benerjee and Relationship Manager Michael Higham -- arrive in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday for consultation with Airtel Tanzania officials on the best ways to run this year's U-17 youth football tournament, Airtel Rising Stars.
[Daily News]REMY Ngabo is contemplating to retire as national boxing head coach, but before he does so he wants to groom a successor. Ngabo, who is currently sharpening the national team for forthcoming international assignments, said yesterday he knows that time will come when he will no longer be in that position.
[Foroyaa]Alagie Sarr is adopting a wait-and-see approach after stepping down as coach of Real De Banjul. The former Sea View gaffer is reported to have taken the capital club hierarchy aback after handing in his resignation, amid claims of a suspected bad blood. Alagie Sarr had a three year contract at the league champions prior to his departure.
[Foroyaa]Champions Real De Banjul face a tough task with a heated weekend derby coming their way with capital rivals Banjul Hawks. The big clash is being wind up with the venue scheduled at the rejuvenated Banjul mini-stadium - a spicing bout for fans of either side. But the defending league champions will have to do without Coach Alagie Sarr who won the club its first silverware after four-year barren of trophies. Sarr abdicated from managerial portfolio after an apparent disagreement with the club hierarchy, as i
[Times of Zambia]AFRICAN champion Mohammed Essa yesterday retained the Puma Energy Zambia International Rally title after winning the 490 kilometres event by 6:47 minutes to bounce back in contention for the continental crown.
[Times of Zambia]MADISON Motors yesterday won the 2013 Annette Miller International Polo tournament after winning the three-day round robin competition held at the Lilayi Polo Club in Lusaka.
[Daily News]OVER 60 Feza Primary School pupils received gold, silver and bronze medals during a sports bonanza held at the school's playground at the weekend. A total of 472 competed in several games, including athletics (100 and 400 metres), soccer, cycling and tug-of-war.
[Foroyaa]Ibou Sawaneh has narrowly missed out on Ebony Shoe Best African Player of the season in Belgium. The striker settled for fifth position while Senegal star player Mbaye Leye scooped it all beating four other African contenders including West Ham transfer target top goal poacher DR Congo's Mbokani for the 'Ebony Shoe African player of the season'. Sawaneh was the sole Gambian shortlisted in the 22nd edition and juries for the glamorous gala-dinner-like occasion comprised coaches and members of the Belgian Sp