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German trainer Gernot Rohr steps down as coach of Niger thumbnail

German trainer Gernot Rohr steps down as coach of Niger

Gernot Rohr has resigned as Niger national coach after accepting the blame for the poor results that sees them lying bottom of their qualifying group for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

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Senegalese striker Sakho maintains goalscoring run as African stars dazzle in Top European leagues thumbnail

Senegalese striker Sakho maintains goalscoring run as African stars dazzle in Top European leagues

West Ham striker Diafra Sakho scored his sixth goal in six matches as West Ham rose to fourth in the English Premier League with a 3-1 win at Burnley.
German trainer Gernot Rohr steps down as coach of Niger thumbnail

German trainer Gernot Rohr steps down as coach of Niger

Gernot Rohr has resigned as Niger national coach after accepting the blame for the poor results that sees them lying bottom of their qualifying group for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
Zambia’s 2012 AFCON heroes to be given state honours thumbnail

Zambia’s 2012 AFCON heroes to be given state honours

President Michael Sata will on Zambia's 50th Independence Day anniversary honour various sports personalities including the national football team that won the country the first-ever Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy in 2012.

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Nigeria is ready to host AFCON 2015 – NFF veep declares thumbnail

Nigeria is ready to host AFCON 2015 – NFF veep declares

Nigeria could host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations if Morocco pull out of staging the continent’s biggest football showpiece due to fears over the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease, according to vice president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi.
NFF agree deal with company to pay new expatriate Super Eagles coach thumbnail

NFF agree deal with company to pay new expatriate Super Eagles coach

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Chairman, Amuja Pinnick, has disclosed that the country's ruling football body had signed a deal with a company that has agreed to pay the salary of a new foreign coach for one full year.
Shaibu Amodu vows to turn round Super Eagles AFCON fortunes thumbnail

Shaibu Amodu vows to turn round Super Eagles AFCON fortunes

Newly appointed coach of the Super Eagles Amodu Shaibu has asked that Nigerians be moderate in their expectations of the team but has promised to give his best in salvaging Nigeria’s hopes of participating at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations.

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Demba Ba scores twice to give Besiktas victory over Sivasspor thumbnail

Demba Ba scores twice to give Besiktas victory over Sivasspor

Senegal striker Demba Ba produced a man-of-the-match display for Besiktas in their victory over Sivasspor on Sunday night.
Ethiopia prepare to offer former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi new job thumbnail

Ethiopia prepare to offer former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi new job

Former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is expected in Ethiopia this week to finalise discussions over taking charge of the country’s team, according to reports.
QPR boss Redknapp slam “overweight” Moroccan midfielder Adel Taarabt thumbnail

QPR boss Redknapp slam “overweight” Moroccan midfielder Adel Taarabt

Queens Park Rangers slumped to a 3-2 reverse against Liverpool, and many fans have questioned about the absence of talented Moroccan Adel Taarabt.

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Swansea City boss Garry Monk confident Ivorian striker Bony will agree new deal thumbnail

Swansea City boss Garry Monk confident Ivorian striker Bony will agree new deal

Swansea City boss Garry Monk is upbeat over securing Wilfried Bony to a new deal.
Drogba recalls first time Mourinho named John Terry as Chelsea captain thumbnail

Drogba recalls first time Mourinho named John Terry as Chelsea captain

Ivorian striker Didier Drogba has recalled when Jose Mourinho first named John Terry Chelsea captain.
Sierra Leonean footballer ostracized in Greece due to Ebola scare thumbnail

Sierra Leonean footballer ostracized in Greece due to Ebola scare

Greek club PAS Lamia have asked Sierra Leone's John Kamara not to train or play with the club for three weeks due to fears over the Ebola virus.
Zambia name squad to take on Cote D’Ivoire in friendly thumbnail

Zambia name squad to take on Cote D’Ivoire in friendly

Zambia coach Honour Janza has named a 26-member home-based team to face Cote d'Ivoire in a friendly on October 25 in Lusaka.
Four Africans named in  list of Premier League greatest players thumbnail

Four Africans named in list of Premier League greatest players

Four African players have been named by English newspaper, the Telegraph in their list of the greatest players of the Premier League.

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