African diaspora footballers and identity

David Storey is Principal Lecturer in Geography, at the University of Worcester is the author of this article which was originally published in The Conversation, an independent source of news and views from the academic and research community. Sport is […]

Namibia FA Fined 5,000 USD By Confederation Of African Football

The Namibia Football Association (NFA) has been fined 5,000 U.S. dollars by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). NFA Secretary General Barry Rukoro on Thursday confirmed the fine, which came as a result of the unsporting behavior displayed by the […]

Morocco To Host 2018 African Nations Cup

Morocco will host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), the country’s Royal Football Federation (FRMF) announced on Sunday. The decision to give Morocco the hosting rights was taken at the Emergency Committee meeting of the Royal Football Federation on Saturday […]

Ballon d’Or Winner George Weah Leads Race To Become Liberian President

Legendary African footballer turned politician, George Manneh Weah, maintained his lead over Vice President Joseph Boakai as more provisional results from Liberia’s presidential election were announced on Friday. If current results hold, they would contest a run-off next month to decide which […]

Zambia Soccer Chief Appointed To FIFA Ethics Committee

The head of Zambia’s soccer governing body has been appointed to a committee of the world soccer governing body dealing with ethics and compliance, the soccer body said on Friday.

FIFA Approves 48-Team World Cup Slots, Play-Off In Host Nation

Asia will have eight slots at the 48-team World Cup from 2026 onwards, and the five other confederations of the FIFA will also see increases, the FIFA council decided on Tuesday.

Chelsea Legend Drogba Parties Alongside West Indies Cricketer Chris Gayle In Dubai

It is party time for all the Chelsea fans and club legend Didier Drogba is in similar festive mood as he enjoys a drink with Chris Gayle.

For Every Drogba There Are Hundreds Of West African Football Hopefuls Who Struggle

Many young aspiring footballers in West Africa look at professional football like a global multibillion industry, as pathway out of poverty.

Nigeria Prepare For FIFA World Cup Qualifier Match Against Algeria

Nigeria have began to tune up on Monday for next Saturday’s 2018 FIFA world cup qualifier against north African country Algeria.

FIFA prosecution is worth it, even if the big fish get away

The fellow journalists I pitied most at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa were the FIFA beat reporters. Charged with covering the governing body of the world’s most popular sport, they would dutifully troop off to news conferences armed […]

US soft power triumphs in probe of Sepp Blatter’s corrupt casino

Soccer is truly the world’s sport. It is played and watched by more people across the globe than any other sport. Every four years, it is the center of global attention when the World Cup is held. It’s as if […]

What the FIFA scandal really tells us – about the US

I have lived in the US for over three decades. And I have never seen soccer – that is, real “football” – dominate the front pages of US newspapers for so many days and with so many stories. In that […]

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