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SAFA Boss: Bafana can upstage Nigeria in AFCON qualifiers

SAFA Boss: Bafana can upstage Nigeria in AFCON qualifiers

South Africa Football Association President Danny Jordaan has expressed confidence that the country’s senior men’s national team Bafana Bafana can qualify ahead of the Super Eagles for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Bafana defeated Guinea-Bissau in a friendly in Durban on Saturday in preparation for the AFCON qualifiers. South Africa is in […]

2017 U-20 W/Cup: Zambia, Senegal, S/Africa, Guinea get tricky draws

2017 U-20 W/Cup: Zambia, Senegal, S/Africa, Guinea get tricky draws

The draws for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup was held on Wednesday morning by the Federation of International Football Association and the four African representatives; Zambia, Senegal, South Africa and Guinea have been pitted against opponents in groups that can best be described as unpredictable. Guinea and host South Korea will kick off the World Cup […]

Klopp plans £150m summer market campaign

Klopp plans £150m summer market campaign

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is plotting a £150 million summer market campaign. Klopp already knows he has to add numbers to his squad. Even if he does not make the Champions League – and he says he is pessimistic about achieving that target – his team should at least qualify for the Europa League. Among […]

Man City keeper Hart on Southampton radar

Man City keeper Hart on Southampton radar

The Sun says the Saints are quietly teeing up a move for Manchester City outcast Hart in case they lose his 28-year-old fellow Three Lions international. Fraser Forster’s name is being whispered at places like Everton and that is enough for Southampton to become a little edgy. Hart, 29, is looking to come back to […]

 Bayern tracking Arsenal’s Xhaka – Hitzfeld

 Bayern tracking Arsenal’s Xhaka – Hitzfeld

Former Bayern Munich Manager Omar Hitzfeld has revealed the Bundesliga champions are monitoring the progress of Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka. Switzerland international Xhaka joined the Gunners in a £35 million deal from Borussia Monchengladbach last summer, but has largely failed to convince at the Emirates Stadium. Xhaka’s discipline has been the main bone of contention […]

Fraser-Pryce withdraws from London 2017 World Championships

Fraser-Pryce withdraws from London 2017 World Championships

Three-time World 100m Champion, Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce will not be defending her world title at the World Championships in London later this summer, after declaring that she’s expecting a baby. Fraser-Pryce, who won the 100m titles in 2009, 2013 and 2015 made the declaration via her social media pages on Wednesday morning. “All my focus […]

I’m coming out of retirement, says Mayweather

I’m coming out of retirement, says Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather, who is currently in the UK on a tour to meet his fans, has officially ended the retirement he had been in since his September 2015 win over Andre Berto – so that’s 18 months if you’re keeping count. Talking to the fans and media in attendance at Liverpool’s Auditorium last night, the […]

IAAF vow to take action against World Championships hosts

IAAF vow to take action against World Championships hosts

Future host cities of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships could be stripped of the events if allegations of corruption are proven, the sport’s governing body have warned after reports emerged that French prosecutors are investigating the awarding of several editions of the competition. An IAAF spokesperson told insidethegames that if there […]

Kane hat-trick sends spurs to FA cup quarters

Kane hat-trick sends spurs to FA cup quarters

An impressive hat-trick from Harry Kane eased Tottenham to a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Fulham in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Sunday. The visitors came into the game at Craven Cottage off the back of disappointing defeats to Liverpool and Gent, but they made a strong start and deservedly took the lead […]

AFCON 2017: Cameroon are African Champions

AFCON 2017: Cameroon are African Champions

…beat Egypt 2-1 Cameroon came from a goal down to defeat Egypt 2-1 in the final of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Libreville on Sunday night. Vincent Aboubakar scored a late winner for the Indomitable Lions, who had earlier cancelled out the Pharaohs’ opening goal, to claim their fifth AFCON title and a […]