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African Olympic Boxing Qualifying Event opens the Road to Tokyo 2020 today in Dakar. Watch it live on the Olympic Channel. – Olympic News – Olympics
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African Olympic Boxing Qualifying Event opens the Road to Tokyo 2020 today in Dakar. Watch it live on the Olympic Channel. – Olympic News – Olympics

The Boxing Road to Tokyo 2020 kicks off in Dakar, Senegal, where the first of the five Boxing Qualifying Events for the Olympic Games will be held from 20 to 29 February. It will be live streamed on the Olympic Channel. The Olympic Channel will cover all five Boxing Qualifying Events, including live streaming of…

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South African sports heroes shine on the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards red carpet – Eyewitness News
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South African sports heroes shine on the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards red carpet – Eyewitness News

168K Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don’t like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Feb 17, 2020EWN was on the red carpet of 2020…

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African players in Europe: Mane moves Liverpool closer to title – Pulse Nigeria
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African players in Europe: Mane moves Liverpool closer to title – Pulse Nigeria

The 27-year-old Senegalese came off the bench to strike on 78 minutes and break the resistance of the gallant home side in the lively top-versus-bottom clash. Gabonese Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Ivorian Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal were other African scorers in the Premier League at the weekend. ENGLAND PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG/NICOLAS PEPE (Arsenal) Pepe teed up Aubameyang…

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African football body Caf says audit allegations ‘unfounded’ – BBC News
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African football body Caf says audit allegations ‘unfounded’ – BBC News

The workings of Caf have come under intense scrutinyThe governing body of African football, Caf, has said the findings of an audit that concluded it was unreliable and untrustworthy are “unfounded”.Details of the audit, by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), emerged during the week. Amongst its findings, the audit questioned the body’s accounting, its governance, and its payments,…

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African Players In Europe: Salah Moves Reds Closer To Title – Modern Ghana
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African Players In Europe: Salah Moves Reds Closer To Title – Modern Ghana

Egypt forward Mohamed Salah’s double helped Liverpool equal Manchester City’s record of 20 consecutive Premier League wins and move Jurgen Klopp’s side ever closer to the title.Here is a look at some of the key performances from Africans playing in Europe:ENGLANDMOHAMED SALAH (Liverpool)The Egypt forward scored twice in Saturday’s 4-0 win over Southampton at Anfield…

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Project African football to the top of the world – FIFA.com
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Project African football to the top of the world – FIFA.com

Speaking at a historic seminar focused on the development of competitions and infrastructure in African football, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has outlined his wish to “project African football to the top of the world”. The seminar, held in Rabat, Morocco, was attended by the Presidents of FIFA and CAF, delegates from each of CAF’s 54…

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REPLAY: African Draw for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Qualifiers – Round 2 – FIFATV
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REPLAY: African Draw for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Qualifiers – Round 2 – FIFATV

Streamed live on Jan 21, 2020CAF today embarked on the next phase of World Cup qualifying. The draw plotted a course for the 14 first-round winners along with the 26 highest ranked African nations in the FIFA/Coca-Cola ranking (as of December 2019). The 40 teams were drawn into ten groups of four. Please note: The…

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Rating every African player of the year from the last decade – The Football Faithful
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Rating every African player of the year from the last decade – The Football Faithful

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane was named as the Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) Player of the Year last night, the Senegalese star beating off competition from Reds’ teammate Mohamed Salah and Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez to win the honour for the first time.Mane joins an illustrious list of players to have been named as the continent’s…

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2019 African Best Player: Who wins final award of the decade? – africanews
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2019 African Best Player: Who wins final award of the decade? – africanews

Published on Jan 7, 2020The final African best player for the last decade (2010 – 2019) will be decided tonight in Egypt’s Hurghada at the annual Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards.All winners in the different categories will represent a special group, the final awardees for the decade. As usual, all eyes are on the…

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Sadio Mane wins CAF African Player of the Year award – Liverpool FC
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Sadio Mane wins CAF African Player of the Year award – Liverpool FC

Sadio Mane has been crowned 2019 CAF African Player of the Year. The speedster edged Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah – winner in 2017 and 2018 – and Algeria attacker Riyad Mahrez to the prestigious award. Votes from head coaches/technical directors and captains of the senior national teams from CAF’s member associations saw Mane selected as…

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2019 African Player of the Year: winner to be announced on Tuesday – africanews
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2019 African Player of the Year: winner to be announced on Tuesday – africanews

Published on Jan 6, 2020African Player of the Year, the big day has finally arrived. Who from Riyadh Mahrez, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah will ascend to the throne? The Senegalese is the favourite. The verdict comes up on Tuesday at the CAF Awards in Hurgahada, Egypt.Bitter start to the year for Ghana’s national team…

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African Champions League: Al Hilal stun Etoile and el Kaabi hits hat-trick for Wydad – BBC News
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African Champions League: Al Hilal stun Etoile and el Kaabi hits hat-trick for Wydad – BBC News

The African Champions League trophyA stunning victory for Al Hilal of Sudan and an Ayoub el Kaabi hat-trick for Wydad Casablanca of Morocco took the African Champions League headlines on Saturday in the third round of group matches.Hilal won a group game in the elite African club competition for the first time since 2007 by…

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African Player of the Year: Ighalo out of final three – The Punch
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African Player of the Year: Ighalo out of final three – The Punch

’Tosin Oluwalowo Former Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has been dropped from the final three-man shortlist for the 2019 African Footballer of the Year awards. The three-man shortlist which was released by the Confederation of African Football on Sunday, has Senegal’s Sadio Mane, who plays for Liverpool, his clubmate Egypt’s Mohamed Salah and Manchester City’s…

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African Player of the Year: Salah to battle Mané, Mahrez for crown – AS South Africa
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African Player of the Year: Salah to battle Mané, Mahrez for crown – AS South Africa

Mohamed Salah faces competition from Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mané and Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez in his bid to be named African Player of the Year for the third time in a row. Mané expected to be Salah’s closest challenger The Premier League stars have been named as the final three contenders for the award, which…

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African Champions League: Raja grab away victory as Esperance and Ahly win – BBC News
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African Champions League: Raja grab away victory as Esperance and Ahly win – BBC News

African Champions League trophyMorocco’s Raja Casablanca secured a vital 1-0 win away to AS Vita Club of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday as the second round of group games in this season’s African Champions League got underway.A 48th minute goal from Soufiane Rahimi was enough to give Raja the victory in Group D,…

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