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    CAF unveils category list for 2018 Awards

CAF unveils category list for 2018 Awards

The Confederation of African Football has unveiled 11 categories for the 2018 CAF Awards.In a statement on Monday, CAF revealed the categories for both individual and collective awards.Nominees will be selected based on their performance from February 2018 to November 2018."The winners for the African Player of the Year and Women’s Player of the Year will be decided by the [...]

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    Sand Eagles draw Senegal, Libya, Tanzania for beach soccer AFCON

Sand Eagles draw Senegal, Libya, Tanzania for beach soccer AFCON

The Sand Eagles have been drawn in Group B for the 2018 Africa Cup of Nations beach soccer tournament.Nigeria will slug it out against the defending champions, Senegal, who have been a major force in past tournaments.Libya and Tanzania are the other teams in the group.The host country has been drawn against Morocco, Cote D'Ivoire and Madagascar in Group A.The AFCON will [...]

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    Senegal will be first African country to host Youth Olympic Games

Senegal will be first African country to host Youth Olympic Games

Senegal will host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games, the first African country to be given the nod.According to the evaluation commission and the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Senegal presented a visionary, ambitious and technically sound YOG proposal.Thomas Bach, IOC president, said: "Africa is united behind Senegal to host the Youth Olympic Games 2022. With a young population [...]

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    Senegal record Africa’s first win, defeat Poland

Senegal record Africa’s first win, defeat Poland

Senegal recorded Africa's first points and win with a 2-1 win over Poland in their opening game of Russia 2018. [...]

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    World Cup Special: After decades of near misses, will an African team reach the semi-final?

World Cup Special: After decades of near misses, will an African team reach the semi-final?

Since the inception of the World Cup, no African team has ever gone past the quarter-final. Many are optimistic that it will happen someday, but hardened believers hope that someday is Russia 2018.Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia are Africa's five representatives at the upcoming World Cup and they will all be aiming to surpass the quarter-final achievements of Senegal in [...]

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    ‘Do something big’ — Enyeama’s message to African teams going to World Cup

‘Do something big’ — Enyeama’s message to African teams going to World Cup

Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has urged African teams to excel at the 2018 World Cup.He posted the message on Twitter shortly after the Super Eagles pipped Poland 1-0 on Friday night.Despite their lackluster performance in the last World Cup, the former Eagles goalkeeper believes that African sides have the arsenal to go far.Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia are Africa's [...]

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    Super Eagles retain 52nd position in FIFA world rankings

Super Eagles retain 52nd position in FIFA world rankings

The Super Eagles of Nigeria remain 52nd in the latest FIFA men’s world rankings released on Thursday.The three-time Nations Cup champions remain in seventh position in Africa.Nigeria's World Cup Group D opponents; Argentina maintain their fourth position, Croatia remain 15th in the world while Iceland are at 18th.Africa’s other representatives at the World Cup; Senegal, Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco are [...]

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    Senegal vs Nigeria: Highlights from FIBA Afrobasket final

Senegal vs Nigeria: Highlights from FIBA Afrobasket final

Nigeria's female basketball team D'Tigress on Sunday defeated Senegal in the final of the Afrobasket championship.D’Tigress, who were unbeaten throughout the tournament, defeated Senegal 65 to 48.Watch the highlights below:Video credit: FIBA [...]

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    Afrobasket 2017: Nigeria’s D’Tigress are champions

Afrobasket 2017: Nigeria’s D’Tigress are champions

Nigeria's female basketball team D'Tigress are champions of Africa for the third time after defeating Senegal in the final of the Afrobasket championship.D'Tigress who were unbeaten throughout the tournament defeated Senegal 65 to 48 at the Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga, Mali on Sunday.The game was a repeat of the 2005 final when Nigeria defeated the Lionesses 64-57 for their [...]

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    Super Eagles, Teranga Lions share spoils in London friendly

Super Eagles, Teranga Lions share spoils in London friendly

The Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Teranga Lions of Senegal on Thursday played out a 1-1 draw in an international friendly played in London.Senegal’s playmaker Moussa Sow had put his team in front in the 54th minute of the game before a hard fighting Kelechi Iheanacho stole the show for the Nigerian side after he converted a penalty kick [...]

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    Ikeme’s injury, visa issues may hand Eagles debut to Tope Okeowo

Ikeme’s injury, visa issues may hand Eagles debut to Tope Okeowo

Relatively known goalkeeper, Tope Okeowo, could make his Super Eagles debut today, owing to the injury of Carl Ikeme and visa issues of two second-choice goalkeepers.Ikeme's injury comes hours to the international friendly game between Nigeria and Senegal in London, forcing Gernot Rohr, the team's technical adviser, to replace him with Okeowo.The first choice goalkeeper is most likely out of Thursday night's [...]

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    Super Eagles, Lions of Teranga lock horns in London

Super Eagles, Lions of Teranga lock horns in London

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Thursday play Senegal in a friendly match in London.The friendly match is in preparation for the all important 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against African champions, Cameroon.The Lions of Teranga and the Eagles have met twenty times since their first encounter on February 27, 1963 in the Kwame Nkruma Cup.Nigeria has won nine [...]

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    Ighalo: I was NOT excluded from Eagles squad because I play in China

Ighalo: I was NOT excluded from Eagles squad because I play in China

Odion Ighalo, Changchun Yatai FC striker, says he wasn't excluded from Gernot Rohr's Super Eagles squad for international friendlies because he moved to the Chinese League. Rohr had excluded Mikel Obi and Ighalo from the list of players to prosecute the upcoming friendly matches in London against Senegal and Burkina Faso. Ighalo told TheCable that he excused himself from the game to have ample [...]

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    Again, Cameroon ends Senegal’s AFCON trophy dream

Again, Cameroon ends Senegal’s AFCON trophy dream

The star of the Senegalese team, Sadio Mane, missed the vital penalty kick as Cameroon again defeated Senegal in a crucial African Cup of Nations tie.The Teranga Lions are now out of the AFCON 2017 as Cameroon move to the semi-finals of the championship after a 5-4 penalty shoot out at the Stade De Franceville Saturday night.The Indomitable Lions of [...]

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    Clash of the ‘Lions’: Senegal seek revenge against Cameroon

Clash of the ‘Lions’: Senegal seek revenge against Cameroon

According to the pundits, Senegal's clash with Cameroon is the biggest game thus far in AFCON 2017.The Senegal team is currently one of the most exciting in African football but the lions of Cameroon will be a handful for any team any day.Franceville, venue of the match, will witness what is expected to be an intense encounter.In normal circumstances, a [...]

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    Barrow arrives Gambia after 2 weeks in Senegal

Barrow arrives Gambia after 2 weeks in Senegal

President Adama Barrow of Gambia has arrived in his country, weeks after fleeing over the refusal of Yahya Jammeh to cede power.Barrow had been in neighbouring Senegal where he took his oath of office in the Gambian embassy in Dakar, capital of Senegal.Hundreds of people gathered along the streets of Gambia’s capital Banjul on Thursday to welcome home the new [...]

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