With barely two weeks to the first round of Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier group matches, various countries have started naming their squads.Kenya is in group C of the qualifiers alongside Cameroon, Namibia and Burundi.Kenya will kick off it's campaign on June 4 with an away match to Cameroon.
The Fifa World Cup trophy, the most coveted and beloved prize in team sports, arrives in Kenya on Thursday for a two-day visit. President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to receive the trophy later today at State House in Nairobi. The legendary trophy will be escorted by former Brazil defender Juliano Belletti, who won the World Cup in 2002.
Over the past six months, Kenyan football has been facing lots of challenges.It all began after the disbandment of Football Kenya Federation (FKF) which was under Nick Mwendwa's Presidency.After a series of negotiations, a committee (FKF caretaker committee) was created which was to run football activities for a period of six months.
Over the midweek, there was a number of matches lined up across different football leagues of the world.Kenya who have quite a good share of footballers abroad were represented as some of their own were in action.In this article we are going to look at Harambee Stars midfielder Amos Nondi who was in action as his club Dila Gori settled for a 1-0 loss to Dinamo Tbilisi.
Sadio Mane is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Liverpool and the Senegal national team.Mane began his professional career with Ligue 2 club Metz at age 19. On 28 June 2016, Mané joined Liverpool for a transfer fee of £34 million on a five-year contract.
Despite the fact that the Kenya men's national football team (Harambee Stars) are still serving a FIFA suspension following what was termed as third party interference, they were still included in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 draw which was conducted on the night of Tuesday April 19th.
The fixtures for the Africa Cup Of Nations 2023 are out. The competition will be held in the famous west Africa football talent country Ivory Coast. The teams are divided into 12 groups that is Group A to Group L. Many people want to know which group their national team is in all over Africa.
Mo Salah has once again been defeated by his team-mate in an important match. Previously Salah lost in the Africa Cup of Nations finals. He was left in tears due to the heavy loss. In today's match Egypt has lost again through penalties. It seems this failure in the finals haunted them again since they lost the same way they did in the last match.
Thursday 17th February 2022 Chelsea's best goalkeeper Eduardo Mendy has been named as the Official Sportman of the Year award winner. The Senegalese international is currently the most decorated player across Europe after winning a couple of trophies within a short span of time. Mendy recently won the AFCON with his country Senegal and went ahead to help Chelsea win the Club World Cup in less than a week.
Gambia vs Chad Gambia have owned recent games in front of their own supporters, winning five of the last seven in the Africa Cup of Nations and suffering just a single defeat in the previous ten. Chad don’t exactly have the best of form on the road either, with Chad suffering four defeats in six top-flight trips of late.
Africa Cup Of Nations Preliminary Qualifications Round To Start This Weekend. The preliminary qualification's round of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will begin this weekend and Kenya will not be featuring in the competition this time round Some of the fixtures will run as follows; Somalia vs Eswatini, Chad v Gambia who will play on Wednesday.
Senegal were crowned Africa Cup of Nations champions after beating Egypt in a penalty shootout. Sadio Mane, who missed a penalty in the first half stepped up to make history for his nation. He successfully banned memories of the team's 2019 failure when they lost the final to Algeria.
TUNISIA VS MALI. Moussa Sissako’s own goal handed Tunisia a crucial win over Mali on Friday, meaning the Eagles of Carthage are halfway to qualifying for just their second World Cup since 2006. Jalel Kadri’s team, who exited January’s Africa Cup of Nations at the quarter-final stage, will hope to show their solidity once again in Tuesday’s crucial first leg, having seen just four goals scored in their last four games.
Chelsea face Brazilian side Palmeiras in the Club World Cup final on Saturday, but they face a selection dilemma because Jorginho has made a promise to his opponents. Chelsea are in a pickle ahead of the Club World Cup final on Saturday. With a 1-0 win over Al Hilal on Wednesday, the Blues secured their place in the final of the club's only major trophy.
Senegal yesternight managed to secure a spot in the upcoming fifa world cup in Qatar. Senegal won after a friendly penalty shootout which ended 3-2. Senegal have beaten Egypt twice the same year, in the Africa Cup of Nations final and now in the fifa world cup qualifiers match.
Egypt vs Senegal Egypt enter this match following a 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations tied result against Senegal. They have been closefisted, seeing the count of targets that have gone past their goalkeeper all through their past six excursions staying at 1. A demonstration of getting through displays to the Senegal protected players has seen their 'goals against' count staying at 2 from their last 6 contentions all around.
Diamniadio Gymnasium was full to capacity in Dakar as two African rivals again locked horns for the third time in three months. Alou Cisse's men came to this game one nill down. Egyptian Pharaoh's were much confident to defend that crucial goal or even score an away goal since Confederation of African Football(CAF) refused to heed to dismissal of away goal rule during this world cup qualifying showdowns.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was born on 18 June 1989, in the French town of Laval. He was the son of former Gabonese international footballer Pierre Aubameyang and younger half-brother of Catilina and Willy, who have both participated in playing for Milan's youth teams. His mother is Spanish.
“It’s my final decision” –Chelsea player retires from international football, will ‘not be returning
One of the big decisions from the Morocco national team manager, Vahid Halilhodzic, ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations was to leave out Hakim Ziyech. The two have had a couple of arguments, both in private and in public, in the past, and it seems that enough is now enough for the Chelsea player.
South Africa is an extremely competitive and well-run country. The PSL is one of the top leagues in the world, which accounts for the high number of outstanding players. The league has frequently come under fire for its match officials. Referees have been suspended for questionable judgments, and many have questioned the standard.