News : Soccer

South Africa/Zimbabwe:PSL Explains Ajax Cape Town and Tendai Ndoro's Disciplinary Committee Case

[New Zimbabwe] South Africa -The Premier Soccer League has provided clarity on the processes of the Disciplinary Committee that will next week hear the protests lodged against Ajax Cape Town's fielding of striker Tendai Ndoro. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Zvenyika Makonese Reveals Retirement Plans

[Zimbabwe Standard] CAMEROONIAN legend Roger Milla dazed the world when he became the oldest goalscorer at the 1994 World Cup finals against Russia in the US at the age of 42. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Argentina Coach to Spy On Victor Moses Against Barca

[Vanguard] Argentina national team coach Jorge Sampaoli will be among the spectators when Chelsea tackle Barcelona in a Champions League round of sixteen tie at the Camp Nou on Wednesday, according to reports. (AllAfrica)

Malawi:Can Football Legend Mponda Score a Seat in Parliament?

[Nyasa Times] Attacking doesn't come naturally to Peter Mponda. The former Malawian soccer captain took his team to rare heights, including qualification for the 2010 African Cup of Nations -- the continent's top tournament in the sport - but as a central defender, warding off threats has been his forte. Now, at 36, Mponda is on the attack, and the territory is as alien to him as the role itself: Mponda is determined to be the next African soccer star to score a victory in politics. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Rwanda Withdraws Bid to Host 2019 Fifa U-17 World Cup

[New Times] Rwanda has withdrawn its bid to host the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament, according to the local football governing body, Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA). (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:APR Eye IPRC-Kigali Win As Hoops League Resumes

[New Times] APR Basketball Club are upbeat about their chances to secure victory against arch-rivals IPRC-Kigali when the two sides square-off on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium - starting at 8pm. (AllAfrica)

Kenya/Tunisia:Gor-Esperance War of Wars Continues

[Nation] The war of words from Wednesday's Caf Champions League first round, first leg match pitting Gor Mahia against Esperance continued yesterday, with the Tunisian side now saying suggesting their players were hesitant in expressing themselves on the "poor surface". (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:MTN Elite One - Tussle for Leadership Intensifies

[Cameroon Tribune] The ongoing national championship will enter the seventh playing day on Sunday March 11, 2018 in stadiums across the country. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:National Football Academy - First Batch of Trainees Known

[Cameroon Tribune] ANAFOOT General Manager published the list in Yaounde on Wednesday during a press conference. (AllAfrica)

Malawi:Blantyre United Finally Bite the Dust

[Nyasa Times] Financial woes at last season's TNM Super League outfit Blantyre United have forced the team to disband. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Simba Fail to Crack Al Masry

[Daily News] Simba face monumental task to progress into the next round of CAF Confederation Cup after being held to a 2-2 draw by Egyptian side, Al Masry at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania:Yanga Will Not Throw in Towel, Insists Coach

[Daily News] Young Africans have not thrown in a towel in their CAF Champions League campaign and are confident to overturn the 2-1 deficit they suffered at the hands of Township Rollers of Botswana on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania:Rays of Hope Beam On Women's Football

[Daily News] The first ever CAF Women's Football Symposium ended on a high note with participants lauding the ground breaking two-day event as a big step towards the development of the women's game. (AllAfrica)

Liberia:Liberian Women Football Association Extols First Lady

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberian Women Football Association ( LWFA) has extolled First Lady, Clar Weah, on her appointment as CAF Ambassador for women football. (AllAfrica)

Gambia:From Earning a Million in Football to a Fisherman - the Moving Inside Story of Gambia's Alasana Camara

[Foroyaa] It's nine years since Alasana Camara plundered in a decisive winning goal to win Gambia the African U-17 title in Algeria. The mammoth striker ran deep into the box then outmuscled his marker before letting fly a screamer with his favoured left foot that beat the Desert Foxes' net-minder into the net. It was Gambia's second Caf youth title in four years after the first in 2005. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Mutuma Fails to Make the Grade at CAPS United

[The Herald] Rodreck Mutuma and Oscar Machapa have failed in their bid to make the grade at CAPS United who have settled for midfielder Peter "Rio" Moyo in their squad for the 2018 season. CAPS United have been busy this week as they also captured the signatures of former Dynamos midfielder Denver Mukamba on loan and returnees Dennis Dauda and Simba Nhivi. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Why Kenyan Ace Ayub Timbe Switched Clubs in China

[Nation] On February 28, Chinese Super League side Beijing Renhe announced a loan deal had ben agreed for Kenyan winger Ayub Timbe to second tier club Heilongjiang Lava Spring. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:As Kigali Beat Amagaju to Go Top of the League Table

[New Times] As Kigali defeated Amagaju FC 3-0 at Nyagisenyi stadium in Nyamagabe district on Wednesday to go top of Azam Rwanda Premier League table standing after 14 rounds of matches. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:I Don't Care About 2014, Roars Gor Boss Kerr

[Capital FM] Nairobi -An upbeat Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr is defiant that their CAF Champions League first round tie against Esperance du Tunis is not over despite a barren stalemate in the first leg on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Kenya/Tunisia:Esperance Unimpressed With 'Shitty Land' Stadium in Machakos

[Nairobi News] Tunisia club Esperance have described as 'shitty' the state of Machakos' Kenyatta Stadium which hosted Wednesday's epic continental match against Gor Mahia. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Brutal Programme for CAPS United Footballer Mukamba

[The Herald] Denver Mukamba has been put on a special and tough training programme by CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe for him to try and catch up with his teammates who have been in pre-season for a number of weeks now, and yesterday he ran so much he ended up drinking more than five litres of water. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Highlanders Unveil Squad

[The Herald] Highlanders have announced a squad which is a mixture of some veterans and exciting youngsters for their 2018 Castle Lager Premiership campaign. Bosso are under the tutelage of legendary forward Madinda Ndlovu who has been tasked with rebuilding this institution and delivering it back to the podium of champions. (AllAfrica)

Africa:KCCA Hold Saint George to a Barren Draw

[CAF] Ugandan side, Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) forced a goalless draw in Addis Ababa against Ethiopian giants, Saint George, on Wednesday 7 March 2018 in Addis Ababa. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Asec Ends Zesco's Unbeaten Home Record

[CAF] ASEC Mimosas on Wednesday broke Zesco United's unbeaten home record in continental action to see the Zambian giants suffer a setback to their group stage ambitions. (AllAfrica)

Uganda:Cranes Coach Wants to See What Foreign-Based Players Can Do

[Monitor] Kampala -Only four local players - Abraham Ndugwa, Nicholas Wadada, Milton Karisa and Timothy Awany - made the cut in Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastian Desabre's maiden team summon yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Footballer Balotelli Blasts Nigerian-Born Tony Iwobi, Italy's First Black Senator

[Vanguard] Italian international footballer Mario Balotelli has blasted the country's first black senator, who was elected in Sunday's general ballot for the far-right, anti-immigrant League party. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:'Mukamba to Flourish At CAPS United'

[New Zimbabwe] CAPS United president Farai Jere has heaped praise on beleaguered former Dynamos midfielder Denver Mukamba describing him as one of the best talents in domestic football. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Swallows Slay Zanaco in Historic Win

[CAF] Swaziland champions, Mbabane Swallows, collected a historic debut away win in Zambia on Wednesday after they shot down Zanaco in their 1/16th round first leg at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Wasteful Gor Mahia Held At Home By Esperance

[CAF] Kenya champions, Gor Mahia was left ruing missed chances after being held to a barren draw at home by Esperance of Tunisia in Machakos on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Russia 2018 | What Rohr's 28-Man List Reveals

[Premium Times] With two back-to-back friendly matches against Serbia and Poland slated for later in the month, Gernot Rohr released a 28-man list for the matches on Wednesday. Rumours were quashed with some omissions while hopes were raised on some additions. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Desiree Ellis Named as Head Coach of Banyana Banyana

[SAFA] Desiree Ellis has been appointed permanent head coach of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana with immediate effect. (AllAfrica)