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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Senegal striker Demba Ba produced a man-of-the-match display for Besiktas in their victory over Sivasspor on Sunday night.